Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 12:30pm
Wednesday, December 21 through Wednesday, December 28, 2016. Read by Jim Fleming. Like “A Christmas Carol” this story looks like it will end unhappily but the festive cheer of the season turns it all around.
Monday, December 19, 2016, 12:30pm
Monday, December 19 through Tuesday, December 20, 2016. Read by Norman Gilliland. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson join in the search for a missing gem and a found goose.
Monday, December 5, 2016, 12:30pm
Monday, December 5 through Friday, December 16, 2016. Read by Jim Fleming. Michael Perry returns home to New Auburn, WI and connects with his community as a volunteer firefighter and EMT. Esquire magazine calls it "...intimate and disarming and lovely."
Monday, November 14, 2016, 12:30pm
Monday, November 14 through Friday, December 2, 2016. Read by Jim Fleming. The author of “Montana 1948” and “Let Him Go” is back with another stunning character study. Fans of Kent Haruf and Ivan Doig will enjoy this one.
Thursday, November 10, 2016, 12:30pm
Thursday, November 10 through Friday, November 11, 2016. Read by Norman Gilliland.
"During the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year, when the clouds hung oppressively low in the heavens, I had been passing alone, on horseback, through a singularly dreary tract of country; and at length found myself, as the shades of the evening drew on, within view of the melancholy House of Usher."
Monday, October 31, 2016, 12:30pm
Monday, October 31 through Wednesday, November 9, 2016. Read by Michele Good.
Coraline’s new house has a secret door that leads to another apartment and another family. They seem nice, but there’s something not so nice about it at the same time.
Monday, October 3, 2016, 12:30pm
Monday, October 3 through Friday, October 28, 2016. Read by Michele Good.
Rachel takes the same train every day. She sees the same things every day. Until one day she sees something shocking. What should she do?
Monday, September 12, 2016, 12:30pm
Monday, September 12 through Friday, September 30, 2016. Read by Norman Gilliland.
It seems so simple in hindsight: Washington is a hero and Arnold is a traitor. But there were years of war and during many of them they were best friends.
(Viking; ISBN-10: 0525426787 )...
Monday, August 22, 2016, 12:30pm
Monday, August 22 through Friday, September 9, 2016. Read by Jim Fleming.
The bookseller who owns “The Literary Apothecary” has a unique talent. He can sense his customers’ troubles and prescribe just the right book to cure them. But can he cure himself?
Monday, August 1, 2016, 12:30pm
Monday, August 1 through Friday, August 19, 2016. Read by Jim Fleming.
In 1776 thirteen American colonies declared their independence from the British. It wasn’t until several years later that they agreed to give up that independence to join together to create a federal government. This...
Monday, July 4, 2016, 12:30pm
Monday, July 4 through Friday, July 29, 2016. Read by Susan Sweeney
A novel by one of Canada’s foremost authors, “Road Ends” tells a straightforward story of family, of self-sacrifice and of difficult but appealing characters in a northern Ontario town.
(The Dial Press; ISBN...
Monday, June 20, 2016, 12:30pm
Monday, June 20 through Friday, July 1, 2016. Read by Jim Fleming. It’s the late 1950s and the small Vermont liberal arts college of Illyria is faced with an uncertain future. There is a college president whose granite good looks may be all there is to him, and conniving faculty whose care about...
Monday, May 23, 2016, 12:30pm
Monday, May 23 through Friday, June 17, 2016. Read by Norman Gilliland.
A novel about the difficult choices everywhere in pre-war Berlin.
(Thomas Dunne Books; ISBN-10: 1250079403 )
Theme: Prokofiev: Cinderella: Clock Scene + Midnight, St. Louis Symphony/Leonard...
Friday, May 20, 2016, 12:30pm
Friday, May 20, 2016. Read by Jim Fleming. (WNMU-FM Only) A brief selection from the memories from one of Wisconsin's premier newspaper columnists. (Cabin Bookshelf; ISBN-10: 096533810X Theme: selections from "Beyond Six Strings: A Collection of New Music for Harp Guitar" (HGM-CD-001)...
Monday, April 18, 2016, 12:30pm
Monday, April 18 through Thursday, May 19, 2016. Read by Karl Schmidt.
A story from the "driftless" area of Wisconsin, about a town apparently left out of time. It's an unforgettable slice of life in rural America
(Milkweed; ISDN-10: 1571310592 / ISBN-13: 978-57131-059-0)...
Monday, March 21, 2016, 12:30pm
Monday, March 21 through Friday, April 15, 2016. Read by Jim Fleming. With knobby knees and crooked legs, Seabiscuit was no one's idea of a race horse, but looks aren't everything. His quality, an admirer once wrote, "was mostly in his heart." Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of the horse who...
Monday, February 29, 2016, 12:30pm
Monday, February 29 through Friday, March 18, 2016
. Read by Norman Gilliland
The greatest female mathematician in history dies and it’s up to her son to figure out how to honor her – and who she really was. (
Penguin; ISBN-10: 0143126318 )
. Theme: Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes; Chamber...
Monday, February 8, 2016, 12:30pm
Monday, February 8 through Friday, February 26, 2016
. Read by Michele Good
The world is ending as the Earth slows, but life still matters for ten-year-old Julia. This is a coming of age story about hope and plans in a time of despair.
(Random House; ISBN-10: 0812982940...
Monday, January 25, 2016, 12:30pm
Monday, January 25 through Friday, February 5, 2016. Read by Karl Schmidt
The former Poet Laureate of the United States writes movingly about a long life and facing what he calls the “unknown, unanticipated galaxy” of very old age.
(Houghton Mifflin; ISBN-10: 0544287045 )...
Monday, January 4, 2016, 12:30pm
Monday, January 4 through Friday, January 22, 2016. Read by Jim Fleming
(PREEMPTED Monday, January 18 at 12:30pm for Martin Luther King Day Special. Chapter will air at 11pm and be available online.)
The author of “Shadow Divers” goes back to see to follow the adventures of...