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"Hidden Cities"
1:31 am
Fri April 19, 2013

New book about Urban Exploration

Urban exploration is a term for seeking out those hidden gems within metropolitan areas…to see what others who live and work in a city may never see.

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Room to Read
1:32 am
Fri April 5, 2013

One man's fight against illiteracy around the world

John Wood

It is estimated that there are 775 million people around the world who can’t read. Former Microsoft senior executive John Wood tell his story of starting a worldwide literacy effort in his book Creating Room to Read and he speaks by phone with our Barbara Gray to share this amazing story. Room to Read is now operating programs all over Asia and Africa.

1890's Kentucky Murder
1:32 am
Fri April 5, 2013

"The Perils of Pearl Bryan"

Back in the 1890’s, Pearl Bryan was brutally murdered in one of the more grisly, yet fascinating, crimes in Kentucky history. That story is now recounted by author James McDonald in his book The Perils of Pearl Bryan, and he’s on the phone Lee Hay to discuss this story.

Author Amy Stewart
1:31 am
Fri April 5, 2013

"The Drunken Botanist"

Pretty much every spirit known to man begins life as some sort of plant: sake began with a grain of rice; scotch emerged from barley; tequila from agave; rum from sugarcane; and bourbon from corn.

The Front Row
1:30 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Children's book featuring Reds' great Johnny Vander Meer

Author Robert Skead has been a successful children’s author for quite some time, but his new e-book finally puts together a story around his hometown hero, and Cincinnati Reds Hall of Famer, Johnny Vander Meer. In Catching Rainbows: The story of Johnny Vander Meer's Back to Back No Hitters, he pays tribute to the man who put Midland Park, New Jersey on the map. Robert Skead is on the phone and in The Front Row with Betsy Ross.

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