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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Fri September 26, 2014

The fascinating story of Frank Lenz, the lost cyclist

  Frank Lenz was a young man who left his Pittsburgh home in 1892 intending to cycle around the world on what was then a new-fangled "pneumatic safety" bike, a prototype of the modern bicycle. But Lenz mysteriously disappeared in Turkey two years into his epic journey. Mark Perzel talked with author David Herlihy about his book on Frank Lenz, The Lost Cyclist: The Epic Tale of an American Adventurer and His Mysterious Disappearance.

Poet Roberta Schultz
1:00 am
Fri September 19, 2014

"Outposts on the Borders of Longing"

Usually Roberta Schultz appears on Around Cincinnati to review books, but this time, she’s being interviewed by Barbara Gray about her own chapbook of new poetry called Outposts on the Borders of Longing.

Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Fri August 29, 2014

A new book of interviews of top violinists from the editor of Violinist.com

  Laurie Niles, editor of violinist.com, has published a new book, a collection of more than two dozen exclusive interviews with top violinists that she’'s done over the past six years. She sat down to talk with Mark Perzel about her website and the new book, Violinist.com Interviews, Vol. 1.

The Ninth Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis will take place September 5-21, 2014.

Review
1:00 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Book review: Ohio Photographers: 1839-1900

Our Jane Durrell reviews a fascinating new book, Ohio Photographers: 1839-1900, by Diane VanSkiver Gagel. It shares the stories of hundreds of early photographers and how the art of photography grew in Ohio in the late 19th century.

Joshua Wolf Shenk
1:00 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Cincinnati native looks at the creative power of duos in his new book

Kelly Blewett is on the phone with Cincinnati native Joshua Wolf Shenk to talk about his newest book, Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs, which looks at the creative chemistry of duos using examples such as Lennon-McCartney, the Curies and even the Steves: Jobs & Wozniak.

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