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

Now out in paperback, Doris Kearns Goodwin’s The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism is a dynamic history of the first decade of the Progressive era, that tumultuous time when the nation was coming unseamed and reform was in the air.

On the Same Page 2015

Feb 6, 2015

Mary Sanker, manager of Mariemont branch of the Cincinnati Public Library talks about the books and programs with this year's On The Same Page event.

What are today's imponderables?  
What mysteries of the universe are yet to be solved?
Where will they lead?
What will be the next discovery?

The latest in The Ponderables series - The Universe An Illustrated History of Astronomy includes a removable fold-out that provides a 12-page 'Timeline History of the Universe' that embeds the story in historical context and shows Who Did What, When at a glance. The fold-out also includes is a 12-page star chart of the night sky of the Northern and Southern hemispheres for every month.

The ultimate gift for the food lover. In the same way that 1,000 Places to See Before You Die reinvented the travel book, 1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die is a joyous, informative, dazzling, mouthwatering life list of the world’s best food.

In December 1992, three separate groups of teenagers head to the theater to see the movie adaptation of a famous comic book. Over the next two decades, these characters criss-cross the globe, becoming entwined by friendship, sex, ambition, fame and tragedy.

Partially set in Cincinnati, this razor-sharp, darkly comic page-turner, In Some Other World, Maybe sheds light on what it means to grow up in modern America.

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