March 9, 2015 - 12:30pm
Monday, March 9 through Friday, March 20, 2015. Read by Karl Schmidt. Short stories by the acclaimed writer and poet whose language reveals the complexities of people and the places that hold them. (Ecco; ISBN-10: 0062349341) THEME: Mary Chapin Carpenter: “Why Walk When You Can Fly” from the album...
February 23, 2015 - 12:30pm
Monday, February 23 through Friday, March 6, 2015. Read by Jim Fleming. The Humor and Drama of Everyday Life in the Midwest in a series of short essays. (Wisconsin Historical Society Press; ISBN-10: 0870206729) Theme: “From the Coast” from the album “Simple Pleasures” b Alison Brown (Vanguard)
February 2, 2015 - 12:30pm
Monday, February 2 through Friday, February 20, 2015. Read by Norman Gilliland. Trevor’s parents are separated and he’s moved to Riddell House with his father. The house has its own ideas of what ought to be, and it’s up to Trevor to realize his and his family’s future. (Simon & Schuster; ISBN-...
January 26, 2015 - 12:30pm
Monday, January 26 Through Friday, January 30, 2015. Read by Michele Good. A fictional biography of one of Hollywood’s biggest and showiest personalities. (Prospecta; ISBN-10: 1632260069)
January 19, 2015 - 11:00pm
Monday, January 19, 2015 (Martin Luther King Day) at 11:00pm only. Read by Jim Fleming. The humor and drama of everyday life in the Midwest in a series of short essays. (Wisconsin Historical Society Press; ISBN-10: 0870206729) Theme: "From the Coast" from Alison Brown's "Simple Pleasures."
January 5, 2015 - 12:30pm
Monday, January 5 through Friday, January 16, and Tuesday, January 20 through Friday, January 23, 2015, Read by Susan Sweeney and Jim Fleming. A fictional memoir set in the Ozarks. John Sinclair is a professor who comes to live in his grandfather’s cabin and to teach a writing class. There he finds...
December 25, 2014 - 12:30pm
Thursday, December 25, 2014 through Friday, January 2, 2015. Read by Jim Fleming. The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells That Rang An Old Year Out and a New Year In . Theme: "Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day" & "Greensleeves" from "A Midnight Clear: A Celtic Christmas" with Robin Bullock (...
December 22, 2014 - 12:30pm
Monday, December 22 through Wednesday, December 24, 2014. Read by Karl Schmidt. Playing "Christmas at Thompson Hall" is a Christmas tradition.
December 1, 2014 - 12:30pm
Monday, December 1 through Friday, December 19, 2014. Read by Jim Fleming. A novel about sibling rivalry and the inside of the restaurant business. (Doubleday; ISBN-10: 0385537433 / ISBN-13: 978-0-385-53743-8) Theme: This Can’t Be Love, George Shearing (Verve 314 535 316-2)
November 10, 2014 - 12:30pm
Monday, November 10 through Friday, November 28, 2014. Read by Susan Sweeney. A memoir about growing up in America at a crucial time, in the age of Apollo 11, women’s rights, and the Vietnam War. (UW Press; ISBN-10: 1565121465 ) Theme: “My Favorite Things” & “Anyone Can Whistle” – George...