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"Creatures of a Day" by Irvin D. Yalom.

Monday, May 25 through Friday, June 5, 2015. Read by Karl Schmidt.

An octogenarian therapist offers lessons he’s learned from a lifetime of study of the mind.

(Basic Books; ISBN-10: 0465029647)

Theme: Erik Satie “3 Gymnopedies” Pascal Roge, piano; from the album “After the Rain: The Soft Sounds of Erik Satie” (London 444 958-2)

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WPR's Jim Fleming hosts listeners on this 13-day trip of a lifetime to Australia. Cruise the Great Barrier Reef up close from a glass bottom boat; then see it from above on a scenic helicopter flight. Take in an enhanced narrative of the rainforest from an...

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About Karl

Karl Schmidt is an Emeritus Professor at UW-Extension, and has read for "Chapter a Day" off and on since 1941. Among his other roles at WPR, Schmidt directed "Earplay," a radio drama that comprised much of NPR's programming of that genre during the 1970s.Read more

About Jim

Jim Fleming began his career at WPR as a student announcer in the 1960s. In addition to producing and hosting several award winning radio dramas and programs, Fleming also held a number of management positions.Read more

About Norman

Norman Gilliland , Wisconsin Public Radio host of "The Midday" and "Old Time Radio Drama." Author of "Sand Mansions," and most recently, "Midnight Catch."Read more

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