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CHAPTER A DAY BOOKLIST

View information about every book we've read in the past thirty years using our Chapter a Day Booklist!

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The Accidental TouristThe Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler

Monday, February 13 through Friday, March 10, 2023. Read by Karl Schmidt.

Travel writer Macon Leary hates travel, adventure, surprises, and anything outside of his routine. Immobilized by grief... Read more


Under A Veiled MoonUnder A Veiled Moon by Karen Odden

Monday, March 13 through Friday, March 31, 2023. Read by Norman Gilliland.

September 1878. One night, as the pleasure boat the Princess Alice makes her daily trip up the Thames, she collides with the Bywell Castle, a huge iron-hulled collier. The Princess Alice shears apart... Read more

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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 Melvin

Nashville born and bred, a graduate of historic Fisk University, Melvin Hinton completed a paid internship -- and turned down a full-time job offer -- at The New York Times News Service before going on to graduate school. Melvin was a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, then a Fulbright Fellow, spending two...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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