Mark Perzel

Host of The Book Club @ 91.7

Mark Perzel hosts The Book Club @ 91.7 Saturday mornings at 7:00 am. 

In addition, he can be heard weekday evenings hosting classical music on 90.9 WGUC.  He is also known throughout the public radio industry for inventive, award-winning holiday programs like Tunes from the Crypt, Tunes from the Crypt Goes to the Movies, Feast for the Ears, and Love Greetings.

Mark has worked in the radio industry for more than thirty years. He began in the business when he was a teenager in Charlotte, North Carolina, volunteering for a public radio station.   He attended the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, majoring in broadcasting and minoring in violin performance.

He has performed speaking parts with performing organizations throughout the tri-state including the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Opera Theatre, and the Linton Chamber Music Series, and done voiceover work for numerous commercials and industrial videos.

Ways to Connect

  Saying Goodbye To Vietnam is a photographic memoir documenting Ken Williamson's service as an Army photographer in Vietnam in 1969. Letters between Ken and his wife, Janet, and from friends and relatives to Ken, provide a glimpse into the personal lives of two people expecting their first child while being separated by the war.

  Jan Ellison presents her novel, A Small Indiscretion. At nineteen, Annie Black trades a bleak future in a California for a London winter of drinking and abandon. Twenty years later, a photo from that distant winter in Europe arrives inexplicably in her mailbox, and brings her past and her present on a collision course.

  From Dana Gunders, a scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council, comes Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook: A Guide to Eating Well and Saving Money By Wasting Less Food - the ultimate tool for reducing food waste.

2016 CET Action Auction

Mar 25, 2016
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  Dr. O'dell Owens, medical director for the City of Cincinnati and chair of the 2016 CET Action Auction, previews this year's auction - happening April 26-30.

  In Overwatch by Matthew Betley, Logan West is a former Marine officer who answers a dead man’s ringing phone and triggers a global race against the clock that can draw the United States into a major conflict with Iran.

  From Adam Steltzner, who led the Entry, Descent, and Landing team in landing the Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars, comes a profound book, The Right Kind of Crazy: A True Story of Teamwork, Leadership, and High-Stakes Innovation, about breakthrough innovation in the face of the impossible.

  In The Girl in the Red Coat by Kate Hamer, newly single mom Beth's worst fear is realized when her eight-year-old daughter, Carmel, goes missing.

Yet, while Beth searches tirelessly for her daughter, Carmel is on a strange and harrowing journey of her own. 

  Tracy Schoster, the actor portraying Maureen Folan in Falcon Theater's production of Martin McDonaugh's "The Beauty Queen of Leenane" talks about the production, running through April 2.

  In The Edge of Lost, Kristina McMorris weaves together two stories, from two continenets and two generations, to deliver a compelling novel. As her characters discover the true nature of loyalty, sacrifice, and betrayal, they are forced to confront the lies we tell in order to survive.

  The Lost Airman by Seth Meyerowitz is the story of his grandfather, World War II American Air Force turret-gunner Staff Sergeant Arthur Meyerowitz, who was shot down over Nazi-occupied France and evaded Gestapo pursuers for more than six months before escaping to freedom.

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