Wisconsin Public Radio news reporters are
continuing their series of profiles of Wisconsin authors.
News director Connie Walker kicked off the series
on January 3 with a feature story on Madison-based Parker Palmer, the
acclaimed author and activist who is considered one of the most
influential leaders in higher education.
In his newest book, A
Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward an Undivided Life, Dr. Parker brings together four themes that he has
pursued for forty years: the shape of an integral life, the meaning of
community, teaching and learning for transformation, and nonviolent
Each segment will include interviews with and
readings by the author, and comments by literary critics, other
writers, librarians, or others who can speak to the book's meaning or
Wisconsin Authors' Series Continues
The author profiles can be heard on the first
Monday of every month through December at 5:30 and 7:30 a.m. during Morning Edition and at 5:30
p.m. during All Things Considered.
Coming segments include:
Gil Halsted, reporter
Memories of the Lac Du Flambeau Elders
This book explores native lives in the words of
those who lived them.
Edited by Beth Tornes, who lives in Lac Du Flambeau
Catherine Brand, reporter
During: A Couple's Intimate Experience with Breast
The book tells the story of one cancer patient, and
offers a guide for others to follow to monitor medical care and ask for
what they want.
Mike Simonson, reporter
You'll meet Duluth teacher Larry Weber who's
written Spiders of the North Woods.