Thursday, December 24, 2015, 12:30pm
Thursday, December 24, 2015 through Friday, January 1, 2016. Read by Jim Fleming. The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells That Rang An Old Year Out and a New Year In . (S erenity Publishers; ISBN: 1604505958) Theme: "Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day" & "Greensleeves" from...
Monday, December 21, 2015, 12:30pm
Monday, December 21 through Wednesday, December 23, 2015. Read by Jim Fleming
A traveler is snowbound at Christmas time in Victorian England
(Leopold Classic Library; ISBN-10: B0187EVETQ )
Theme: "Tomorrow will be my dancing day" by Robin Bullock from Christmas...
Thursday, December 17, 2015, 12:05pm
Thursday December 17 through Friday December 18, 2015. Read by Norman Gilliland.
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson join in the search for a missing gem and a found goose.
(CreateSpace; ISBN-10: 1502762900
Monday, December 14, 2015, 12:30pm
Wednesday, December 14 through Wednesday, December 16, 2015. Read by Karl Schmidt.
Playing "Christmas at Thompson Hall" is a Christmas tradition.
( Penguin Christmas Classics; ISBN: 0143122479 )
Monday, November 9, 2015, 12:30pm
Monday, November 9 through Friday, December 4, 2015. Read by Jim Fleming and Susan Sweeney. A tale of World War II as a blind French Girl and an orphan German boy each try to find a way to survive the war. (Scribner; ISBN-13: 978-1476746586 | ISBN-10: 1476746583 ) Theme: Allegro from Piano Concerto...
Monday, October 19, 2015, 12:30pm
Monday, October 19 through Friday, November 6, 2015. Read by Cynthia Woodland This is a story, as the title says, of justice and redemption, but it’s more. It’s about the criminal justice system in this country, and about the death penalty…and about people. Mostly it’s about people. (Spiegel &...
Monday, September 21, 2015, 12:30pm
Monday, September 21 through Friday, October 16, 2015. Read by Norman Gilliland Two adventures by wagon train, one in the nineteenth century, the other in the twenty-first. The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck - Simon and Schuster; ISBN-10: 1451659164 ) The Oregon Trail: Sketches...
Monday, September 7, 2015, 12:30pm
Monday, September 7 through Friday, September 18, 2015. Read by Jim Fleming
From Chicago to the Wisconsin woods, a fast-paced murder mystery.
(UW Press: Terrace Books; ISBN-10: 029930440X )
Theme: AA Bondy: Believers: Surfer King, Hiway/Fever
Monday, August 17, 2015, 12:30pm
Monday, August 17 through Friday September 4, 2015. Read by Jim Fleming
The Whitshank clan has a long history in Baltimore. It’s the way Tyler reveals the story of Red and Abby and their family that makes it all come to life.
(Knopf; ISBN-10: 1101874279 )
Monday, July 27, 2015, 12:30pm
Monday, July 27 through Friday, August 14, 2015. Read by Norman Gilliland
Many say the short story is the most difficult art form, but you wouldn’t guess that from reading Charles Baxter’s work. His elegant prose and concise storylines are perfect.
Monday, July 6, 2015, 12:30pm
Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 24, 2015. Read by Karl Schmidt
An extraordinary story about friendship in the harsh world of Leningrad during the German siege of WWII.
(Plume; ISBN-10: 0452295297 )
Theme: Selections from the String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor...
Monday, June 22, 2015, 12:30pm
Monday, June 22 through Friday, July 3, 2015. Read by Michele Good.
Random House; ISBN-10: 0812981901
The author moves with her family to spend a joyful year in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Theme: Les Jours Triste by Neil Hannon/Yann Tiersen...
Monday, June 8, 2015, 12:30pm
Monday, June 8 through Friday, June 19, 2015. Read by Jim Fleming. The brutal murders at Frank Lloyd Wright's Spring Green prairie cottage helped shape the rest of the famous architect's life. (Wisconsin; ISBN-10: 0299222101) Theme: Beethoven: String Quartet Nr 11 - allegretto ma non troppo...
Monday, May 25, 2015, 12:30pm
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...
Monday, May 4, 2015, 12:30pm
Monday, May 4 through Friday, May 22, 2015. Read by Susan Sweeney.
A comedy of locals and summer people in coastal Maine.
(Nemo; ISBN-10: 0971509360 )
Theme: Laminated Cat from the album "Loose Fur" by Loose Fur.
Monday, April 20, 2015, 12:30pm
Monday, April 20 through Friday, May 1, 2015. Read by Jim Fleming.
Goldman returned to the cello in his fifties, and this account of his own experience as well as those of others of like mind is a moving tale of growing and learning.
(Algonquin; ISBN-10: 156512992X )...
Monday, April 6, 2015, 12:30pm
Monday, April 6 through Friday, April 17, 2015. Read by Jim Fleming.
Allan Karlson is desperate to avoid his 100th birthday party at the nursing home and decides to get as far away as his pocket money will allow. At the train station he decides to steal someone’s suitcase, and then...
Monday, March 23, 2015, 12:30pm
Monday, March 23 through Friday, April 3, 2015. Read by Norman Gilliland.
(Dover Thrift Editions; ISBN-13: 858-1000011187 )
Theme: Boccherini: String Quintet in E, Op 13/5: Minuet Isaac Stern, Cho-Liang Lin, Jaime Laredo, Yo-Yo Ma, Sharon Robinson (Sony SK 53983)
Monday, 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: Keith Jarrett: “Fifth (Recognition)” from the album “Invocations:...
Monday, 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)