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  Comedian and author Steven Dupin, better known as Stevie D, was diagnosed with prostate cancer at the age of 44. The self-described "“hillbilly hellraiser"” from Owensboro, Kentucky was scared, and decided the only way he was going to survive was to keep his sense of humor. So he wrote a book about his experience, from diagnosis through treatment and beyond.

Just in time for your Halloween road trip is the new book, America’s Most Haunted: The Secrets of Famous Paranormal Places, which includes Bobby Mackey’s nightclub in Wilder, Kentucky. Co-author Eric Olsen was in town recently and spoke with Lee Hay about putting the book together and his travels to seek out the scariest places in the country.

  David Wecker is one of Cincinnati’'s long-time storytellers, having spent more than 20 years writing for The Cincinnati Post and The Kentucky Post. He has also authored several books, co-hosted a radio show, and now with his company BrandFlick, continues telling stories. David Wecker joins us to discuss his latest book, Square Pegs: Stories about Everything and Nothing, a collection from the columns he wrote for The Post newspapers.

  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.

"Outposts on the Borders of Longing"

Sep 19, 2014

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.

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