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Fixing the troubled educational system is one of the critical issues facing our country, but where do you start and what direction do you go? International education leader and author Sir Ken Robinson delved into the topic in a 2006 TED talk, How Schools Kill Creativity, which has had more than 31 million views and generated thousands of queries on how to solve this problem.

After three decades in the editing room of The New Yorker, Mary Norris has written a book about the challenges, fears and consternation over punctuation and grammar.

WVXU, WMUB and NPR listeners wake up to his voice each weekday. Steve Inskeep is co-host of NPR’ Morning Edition, the most widely heard radio news program in the United States. His investigative journalism has received the Edward R. Murrow Award, the Robert F. Kennedy journalism award, and the Alfred I. Dupont award. He is also the author of a new book, “Jacksonland,” and is in town for a book signing tonight at Joseph Beth Booksellers. He was in our studio earlier to talk about the book and his career as a reporter.

Richard O. Jones was a longtime writer for The Hamilton Journal-News, but he has now embarked on a new career as true crime historian.

A new book looks at Cincinnati's Wurlitzer family

May 15, 2015

Author Mark Palkovic has delved in to the history of one of our more prominent local family names in his new book Wurlitzer of Cincinnati: The Name That Means Music to Millions.

Kate Andersen Brower, former Bloomberg News White House correspondent, has a new behind-the-scenes book about the president’s home called The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House and she’s on the phone with our Barbara Gray.

Bestselling author David Baldacci is back with a new thriller and a brand new character, a man with a perfect memory who must solve his own family’s murder in Memory Man, and he’s on the phone with Barbara Gray.

The local musical duo known as Ellery, after a lengthy sabbatical, are back with a book of poetry called Once You Had Hands with photography by Michael Wilson. Justin & Tasha Golden join Barbara Gray to talk about the book and their May 1 event at Hoffner Lodge in Northside that will be part book launch and part Ellery concert.

National Geographic Travel's Offbeat Observer, Robert Reid, has traveled the globe, but as he tells Barbara Gray, his new book - Abroad At Home: The 600 Best International Travel Experiences in North America - shows how to experience the world while never leaving this continent.

  Cincinnati Reds legend Joe Nuxhall was known for his kind heart and compassionate manner as well as his skills as a ballplayer and announcer. In his book inspired by Joe Nuxhall, Pitching for Success: Character Lessons, the Joe Nuxhall Way, local author Doug Coates blends fiction and sports history to show young readers the importance of good character, sportsmanship, courage and compassion.

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