books

The Book Club @ 91.7
5:35 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Tamera Muente: The Boy at the Museum

Cincinnati author Tamera Muente introduces her first novel, The Boy at the Museum. Arthur has landed a job at the most sensational museum in 1830s Cincinnati. Filled with curiosities, its most popular live exhibit is Enos, a boy born without legs. Arthur meets the boy’s widowed mother and the two become entangled in the museum's strange world.

The Book Club @ 91.7
2:34 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Phil Nuxhall: Stories in the Grove

Phil Nuxhall, official historian for Cincinnati’s Spring Grove Cemetery, followed up his successful photography book, Beauty in the Grove: Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, with Stories in the Grove - 115 of his favorite stories from the second largest cemetery in the country.  Nuxhall's collection includes tales of Wild Bill Hickok's wife, the man who changed Doris Kappelhoff's name to Doris Day, Babe Ruth's manager, the inventor of the oven window, and more. 

The Book Club @ 91.7
2:23 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Daniel Wright - Senate: Street & Savory

Daniel Wright - Senate: Street & Savory

  Dan Wright, owner of OTR's Senate, offers a peek behind the scenes of his restaurant and his life with his book Senate: Street & Savory.  Favorite recipes, including his popular gourmet hot dogs, are featured along with cooking techniques and tips.
The Book Club @ 91.7
2:01 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

John Scalzi: Lock In

John Scalzi: Lock In

  Hugo Award-winning author John Scalzi talks with Mark Perzel about his new novel, Lock In, a near future thriller.

During the interview, Scalzi mentions that there is a discussion going on in science fiction about whether science fiction is a genre or a mode. That is- is it a very specific type of writing that has to be done in a specific way, or is it a wider sort of trope that you can put other genres into? What do you think? Let us know by joining the conversation on the WVXU Facebook page.

Cincinnati Edition
6:31 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Blood Feud, the Hatfields & McCoys

Book reveals new incites on America's most famous family feud.
Provided, Lisa Alther

NOTE: This interview originally aired March 7, 2014

  

Blood Feud: The Hatfields and the McCoys

 

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