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

A team of middle schoolers prepares for blastoff in Astrotwins, this tale from real-life astronaut, Mark Kelly about his adventures with his twin brother Scott.

When the Ku Klux Klan’s reappearance rattles Stella’s segregated southern town, bravery battles prejudice in Sharon Draper's Stella by Starlight.

Emily Holtrop, director of Learning & Interpretation at the Cincinnati Art Museum talks about the new Rosenthal Education Center.

Mark Harris's Five Came Back is the remarkable, untold story of how five major Hollywood directors—John Ford, George Stevens, John Huston, William Wyler, and Frank Capra—changed World War II, and how, in turn, the war changed them.

Lynne Truss, author of the very funny Eats, Shoots and Leaves presents her latest novel, Cat Out of Hell.