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Field Notes with Thane Maynard
1:31 am
Fri October 19, 2012

David Quammen's "Spillover"

Author and Cincinnati native David Quammen

Native Cincinnatian David Quammen published his first novel at age 20, but after 3 books, realized the dire situation the world’s environment was in so became a dedicated science writer. His newest book paints a frightening picture of how infectious diseases such as AIDS and Ebola make their way more quickly around the globe, but points out that they begin in wild animals and pass to humans by a process called spillover.

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Senior Editor Jesse Cohen
1:31 am
Fri October 19, 2012

The Best American Science Writing 2012

The Best American Science Writing 2012

Mark Perzel and Senior Editor Jesse Cohen discuss the process and collaboration with Guest Editor Michio Kaku on creating this year’s volume of The Best American Science Writing. Jesse dives into the history and inspiration for creating the series and elaborates on some of the choices made for the 2012 edition.

Burn Down the Ground
1:30 am
Fri October 19, 2012

Author Kambri Crews

Book Review
1:32 am
Fri October 12, 2012

"Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky"

"Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky"

Our Roberta Schultz has a review of the new book from Kentucky Press, Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation and Audacity (Kentucky Remembered: An Oral History Series) by Nora Rose Moosnick.

Sixth Annual Book Festival Next Weekend
1:31 am
Fri October 12, 2012

2012 Books by the Banks

Time for the Sixth Annual Books by the Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival on Saturday, October 20. This free, family-friendly event features over 100 national and regional authors, panel discussions, book readings and a fun kid’s zone. Mark Perzel talks with two of the event organizers, Melissa Norris and Sandy Bolek, about some of the authors coming this year, the growth of the event, and plans to relocate the event to The Banks.

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