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April 16, 2009
Charles Stephen interviews Nebraska author Mary Pipher about her new book, "Seeking Peace: Chronicles of the Worst Buddist in the World" The book is a memoir of Pipher's life.
April 9, 2009
Otis Young discusses "Voluntary Madness", by Nora Vincent, a true story of how the author came to live in several mental institutions. Charles Stephen reviews "Not in the Flesh", by Ruth Rendell. This new novel from the three-time Edgar Award winner features Chief Inspector Wexford in a tale of... more››
March 26, 2009
Otis Young meditates on "An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith," a reflection on keeping and exploring religion and spirituality by Episcopal priest Barbara Brown Taylor. Charles Stephen rolls out Loren Ghiglione's "Radio's Revolution: Don Hollenbeck's CBS Views the Press" about pioneering... more››
March 12, 2009
Charles Stephen reviews Fred Kaplan's "Lincoln: The Biography of a Writer," an analysis of Lincoln's written works, from major speeches to minor notes. Stephen also covers "Loren Eiseley: Commentary, Biography, and Remembrance" edited by Hilda Raz, a collection of writings penned in remembrance of... more››
March 5, 2009
Otis Young interviews Christine Harris about her book "The Gypsy In My Soul," a historical novel about a Gypsy woman caught up in the Holocaust during the second World War.
February 26, 2009
Charles Stephen reflects on "'I Am a Man': Chief Standing Bear's Journey for Justice" by Joe Starita, the true story of the 1879 legal struggle that gave Native Americans the full rights of citizenship. Otis Young investigates "Mrs. Astor Regrets: The Hidden Betrayals of a Family Beyond Reproach"... more››
February 19, 2009
Otis Young tackles Michael Rosenberg's "War As They Knew It: Woody Hayes, Bo Schembechler, and America in a Time of Unrest," a chronicle of football rivals the University of Michigan and Ohio State during the 1970s. Charles Stephen sheds light on "The Secret Scripture" by Sebastian Barry, a... more››
February 12, 2009
Charles Stephen dusts off "Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter 1860-1861" by Harold Holzer, the story of the four-month interval between Lincoln's election and inauguration, when the seven southern states began to secede from the Union. Otis Young then catalogs "... more››
January 29, 2009
Charles Stephen interviews his co-host Otis Young about his new book, "Reach Out and Live" a collection of sermons from his 35 year ministry.
January 15, 2009
Otis Young unveils "The 19th Wife" by David Ebershoff, which recounts in parallel two stories connected to polygamy -- the first is of Brigham Young's expelled wife and the other a murder in a modern day Mormon compound. Charles Stephen revisits an updated version of Paul A. Johnsgard's "The Platte... more››