book

"The Cubs Quotient"
1:00 am
Fri July 4, 2014

Exploring the ways the Chicago Cubs have impacted history and society

Sports historian Scott Rowan has written a fascinating book looking at the ways the Chicago Cubs have altered politics, society, race relations, innovation, entertainment, vices and baseball. He’s on the phone with Mark Heyne to talk about The Cubs Quotient: How the Chicago Cubs Changed the World.

Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
4:00 am
Tue July 1, 2014

The fascinating history of Oxford's Western College for Women

  Western Female Seminary, which opened its doors in 1855, later became Western College for Women. The first college in the country to have an artist-in-residence, Western attracted national attention when it hosted civil rights training for Freedom Summer 1964. In 1974, the college became part of Miami University in Oxford.

Read more
Author Rod Jordan
1:00 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Local man writes about his service during the Vietnam War in "Welcome to the Nam"

Possibly a first for Around Cincinnati: our interview with local author and Vietnam veteran Rod Jordan has a surprise ending. His book, Welcome to the Nam, talks about his time in country as a grunt in the Marines and how the death and devastation he witnessed has stuck with him his entire life. Brian O’Donnell talks with the author about why he finally decided to write the book, and sets up the final surprise.

Pages