memoir

Author Cindy Chupack
12:00 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Book review: "The Longest Day: Life as a Wife"

Kelly Blewett has a review of the new memoir The Longest Date: Life as a Wife, written by Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning writer of TV shows like Sex and the City and Modern Family, Cindy Chupack. Her personal, and often comical, story of two marriages and the challenges of matrimony, has already been optioned by Fox TV as a possible series.

"Painting Zaidy's Dream"
12:00 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Local author Miriam Karp's new memoir

Local writer, artist and teacher Miriam Karp talks with Barbara Gray about her newly published memoir, Painting Zaidy's Dream.

"Americana"
12:00 am
Fri November 8, 2013

A new book from rocker Ray Davies of The Kinks

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ray Davies of The Kinks has had a complex relationship with America over the years. He’s toured here, was banned from here, and suffered a near-fatal gunshot wound in New Orleans. It was while recuperating from that injury that he began writing Americana: The Kinks, the Riff, the Road: The Story, which has just been released. Jim Nolan spoke with Ray Davies by phone about his life, his music and his divided loyalties between Great Britain and America.

Author Rebecca McClanahan
1:30 am
Fri August 30, 2013

The Tribal Knot is a new book about personal discovery

The Tribal Knot: A Memoir of Family, Community, and a Century of Change is the new book from Rebecca McClanahan that asks are we responsible for, and to, those forces that have formed us, and if so, for how long. The author tells Barbara Gray that she delved into the long history of her family to try and find the answers.

"Before I Forget"
1:32 am
Fri June 28, 2013

NKY Professor Emeritus Martin Giesbrecht's new memoir

Martin Giesbrecht is a retired professor of economics, having taught at Wilmington College and Northern Kentucky University. He has been a frequent contributor to WVXU over the years, doing commentary and guest spots discussing today’s economy. He has written a memoir, Before I Forget: stories and thoughts of a clarinet playing academic, and he joins Frank Johnson to talk about his love of music, economics and writing this book.

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