In 1914, British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton embarked for the South Pole, and nothing was heard from the expedition for three years. In that time Shackleton and his crew became stranded on an island, made an 800-mile voyage across the treacherous Southern Ocean, climbed over glaciated mountains to reach a whaling station, ultimately rescuing his remaining crew left stranded. In the winter of 2013, Explorer Tim Jarvis set out to re-enact Shackleton’s journey.

Roberta Shultz has a review of Roland McIntosh and Warren Anderson’s latest book from the University Press of Kentucky, Kentucky Agate: State Rock and Mineral Treasure of the Commonwealth.

Renowned historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin was in town last month and stopped by our studio to talk with Mark Heyne about her newest book, seven years in the making, entitled The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism.

"The Hive is a Book We Read for its Honey"

Nov 22, 2013

Local poet Gerry Grubbs has a new collection coming out soon entitled The Hive is A Book We Read for Its Honey and he’s in the studio with Barbara Gray to read and talk about his poems.

Author Jon Katz

Nov 10, 2013
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Cincinnati Zoo


Director Thane Maynard talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Edward Humes about his latest book, Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash, a look at our trashy ways, and those who are fighting to change them.

During her recent time in Cincinnati for the Books by the Banks festival, New York Times bestselling author Jennifer S. Holland stopped by our studio to talk with Barbara Gray about her newest inspiring book, Unlikely Loves: 43 Heartwarming True Stories from the Animal Kingdom.