Monthly Archives: March 2019

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DaMaris Hill, A BOUND WOMAN IS A DANGEROUS THING & Stephen Nash, GRAND CANYON FOR SALE

We talk with DaMaris Hill about her narrative in verse, A Bound Woman Is A Dangerous Thing: The Incarceration Of African-American Women From Harriet Tubman To Sandra Bland (Bloomsbury, 2019).

Then, at a time that our public lands and ocean territories are being auctioned off for exploitation by the oil and gas industries, Stephen Nash examines the case of the Grand Canyon. His book is Grand Canyon For Sale: Public Lands versus Private Interests in the Era of Climate Change. Continue reading

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Bill Henderson, ALL MY DOGS & Eric Lindorff on Pentagon Fraud

The Pushcart Prize is one of the most venerable institutions in American publishing. It’s been going strong on a shoestring since 1976. We talk with Pushcart Press’ founder and editor Bill Henderson about the prize and his memoir All My Dogs.

Then, Trump just proposed a massive increase to an already bloated military budget, while proposing huge cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and funding for the environment. How did the Pentagon budget get so bloated? We talk with Eric Lindorff about the massive Pentagon accounting fraud he exposed that’s part of the reason military spending just keeps going up.

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Nora Krug, BELONGING & Roz Chast, GOING INTO TOWN

We talk with Nora Krug about her memoir exploring her family’s history during Nazi Germany, Belonging: A German Reckons With History and Home.

Then, when her daughter got into college in Manhattan, celebrated New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast wanted to give her a guide to getting around in the city. We talk with Chast about the graphic book that came out of that guide. It’s called Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York.

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Etaf Rum, A WOMAN IS NO MAN

We talk with Etaf Rum about her acclaimed debut novel, A Woman is No Man.

It explores the position of women within traditional Arab culture, not just in the country of origin, but also here in America. Etaf Rum drew on her own experience as a Palestinian-American in writing her novel. Continue reading