books

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Some Turn 50, Some Hit 50

New book from Annabelle Gurwitch on turning 50.
Provided, Anabelle Gurwitch

Every seven and a half seconds, someone in America turns 50. While some people like to say “50 is the new 40,” actress/comedienne/writer Annabelle Gurwitch disagrees. In her new collection of essays, I SEE YOU MADE AN EFFORT, Gurwitch explores the hazards of reaching the half century mark. She shares some of the incites she’s had on reaching the big 5-0.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Stories in the Grove, Spring Grove Cemetery

New book by Phil Nuxhall reveals 150 interesting people and places from Spring Grove Cemetery.

  In his new book, Stories in the Grove, historian and author Phil Nuxhall takes readers on a personal tour of his favorite 115 people, places and things at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum.  You’ll learn about Babe Ruth’s manager, Wild Bill Hickok’s wife, the oven window inventor, and dozens of others who make Spring Grove the “go-to” cemetery.

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Cincinnati Edition
8:00 am
Sun April 27, 2014

Gulp: Adventures On The Alimentary Canal

New book by Mary Roach explores the inside of each of us.
Provided, Mary Roach

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Cincinnati Edition
8:00 am
Sun April 27, 2014

The High Cost of Cheap Fashion

Journalist Elizabeth Cline reveals the reality of cheap fashion.
Provided, Elizabeth Cline

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Cincinnati Edition
8:02 am
Sun April 20, 2014

The Holy or the Broken, Story of "Hallelujah"

The unlikely ascent of the Leonard Cohen song,"Hallelujah."
Provided, Simon and Schuster

  How did one obscure song become an international anthem for human triumph and tragedy, a song each successive generation seems to feel they have discovered and claimed as uniquely their own? Celebrated music journalist Alan Light follows the improbable journey of “Hallelujah” straight to the heart of popular culture in his book, “The Holy or the Broken.” Mark Perzel talked with Alan Light about “Hallelujah,” and its unlikely ascent.

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