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Book cover for Gulliver’s TravelsGulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift

Monday, August 8 through Friday, August 26, 2022. Read by Norman Gilliland.

Following the many misadventures of a ship’s surgeon Lemuel Gulliver, Jonathon Swift’s wickedly clever satire uses comic inversions to offer telling insights into the nature of man and society. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.

(Public Domain)


Book cover for Brush BackBrush Back By Sara Paretsky

Monday, August 29 through Friday, September 30, 2022. Read by Susan Sweeney.

V.I. Warshawski goes to help an old friend and ends up in a fight with Chicago political bosses.

(Signet; ISBN-10: 0451477154)

Theme: "Latin Shuffle" from the album “Combustication” Medeski Martin & Wood

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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 is the Wisconsin Public Radio host of "The Midday" and "Old Time Radio Drama." He's also the author of "Sand Mansions," and "Midnight Catch."Read more

About Michele

Michele Gerard Good was born in Chicago and raised in northern Wisconsin. After graduating from Ripon College with a degree in theatre, she spent most of her life pursuing an acting career – studying “the Method” at The Actor’s Studio in London, voice with Marni Nixon in New York and...Read more

About Karl

Karl Schmidt was an Emeritus Professor at UW-Extension, and read for "Chapter a Day" off and on for 75 years. 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. He died in April 2016.Read more

About Susan

Susan Sweeney is an emeritus theater professor at the University of Wisconsin. She has a long history in theater as well as singing and coaching voice and dialects throughout the United States. She has voiced over 20 books as a reader for Wisconsin Public Radio's long-running program "Chapter a Day."Read more

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