books http://wlrn.org en Summer Reading Picks With Mitchell Kaplan From Books And Books http://wlrn.org/post/summer-reading-picks-mitchell-kaplan-books-and-books <p></p><p>07/02/14 -&nbsp;<font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">On&nbsp;</span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Wednesday’s</b></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;Topical Currents we’ll sit for a spell with Mitchell Kaplan, founder of Books &amp; Books and co-founder of the Miami Book Fair International. He’ll tell us how he has become one of the country’s most successful independent booksellers and about his plans to venture into publishing.&nbsp;</span></font><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: normal;">We’ll also get his recommendations for a good summer read.&nbsp;</span><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">Join us and call in with your own suggestions on the next Topical Currents,&nbsp;</span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Wednesday</b></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;at 1pm.</span></font></p><p></p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 34897 at http://wlrn.org Summer Reading Picks With Mitchell Kaplan From Books And Books Writer And Filmmaker Rebecca Miller http://wlrn.org/post/writer-and-filmmaker-rebecca-miller <p></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Ariel Gonzalez & Paul Leary 34594 at http://wlrn.org Writer And Filmmaker Rebecca Miller How Important Is The Public Library In Your Life? http://wlrn.org/post/how-important-public-library-your-life <p></p><p>How important is the public library in your life?<em> &nbsp;<strong>Leave your comments below and please share this post: <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/publiclibrary">http://wlrn.org/post/publiclibrary</a> </strong></em></p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 34179 at http://wlrn.org How Important Is The Public Library In Your Life? Celebrated Miami-Based Haitian Author Edwidge Danticat http://wlrn.org/post/celebrated-miami-based-haitian-author-edwidge-danticat <p></p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Ariel Gonzalez & Paul Leary 33466 at http://wlrn.org Celebrated Miami-Based Haitian Author Edwidge Danticat The Impact Of Alcohol On The Lives And Work Of Six Great American Writers http://wlrn.org/post/impact-alcohol-lives-and-work-six-great-american-writers <p></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper, Ariel Gonzalez & Paul Leary 33126 at http://wlrn.org The Impact Of Alcohol On The Lives And Work Of Six Great American Writers Author Roxane Gay Discusses Her Debut Novel http://wlrn.org/post/author-roxane-gay-discusses-her-debut-novel <p></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 16:33:32 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper, Ariel Gonzalez & Paul Leary 32571 at http://wlrn.org Author Roxane Gay Discusses Her Debut Novel The Miami Theater Center, musician Albert Castiglia, Masterpieces of Haitian Art, Broward Arts Cal. http://wlrn.org/post/miami-theater-center-musician-albert-castiglia-masterpieces-haitian-art-broward-arts-cal <p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 31254 at http://wlrn.org The Miami Theater Center, musician Albert Castiglia, Masterpieces of Haitian Art, Broward Arts Cal. Writer Gary Shteyngart's "Little Failure" http://wlrn.org/post/writer-gary-shteyngarts-little-failure <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><div></div><div>04/22/14 - Tuesday's&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/topicalcurrents"><strong>Topical Currents</strong></a> features an <a href="http://wlrn.org/people/ariel-gonzalez"><strong>Ariel Gonzalez</strong></a> interview with writer <a href="http://www.garyshteyngart.com/"><strong>Gary Shteyngart.</strong></a> &nbsp;The author of three highly acclaimed novels, including his recent bestseller, "<em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Super-Sad-True-Love-Story/dp/0812977866"><strong>Super Sad True Love Story</strong>,</a>"</em> &nbsp;Shteyngart is recognized as a brilliant satirist with an unfailing eye for the foibles of modern life. &nbsp;His latest work is a memoir whose title comes from his mother’s nickname for him, "<a href="http://www.amazon.com/Little-Failure-Memoir-Gary-Shteyngart/dp/0679643753/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1398181878&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=Little+Failure"><strong><em>Little Failure</em></strong></a>." Join us for <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong>Topical Currents</strong></a> . . . Tuesday at 1pm.</div><div> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper, Ariel Gonzalez & Paul Leary 31174 at http://wlrn.org Writer Gary Shteyngart's "Little Failure" Short Story Writer: George Saunders http://wlrn.org/post/short-story-writer-george-saunders <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">03/24/14 - Monday's </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Topical Currents</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">: &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.georgesaundersbooks.com/"><strong>George Saunders</strong></a> has been called one of America’s greatest short story writers. His work astounds readers with its effortless mix of humor and horror. A brilliant satirist, he delights in skewering the foibles of our corporate-driven, consumer-based society. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Ariel Gonzalez & Paul Leary 29712 at http://wlrn.org Short Story Writer: George Saunders BLASPHEMY: A Collection Of Sherman Alexie's Short Stories http://wlrn.org/post/blasphemy-collection-sherman-alexies-short-stories <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 22px;">02/03/14 - 1:30 -Literary contributor&nbsp;</span><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><a href="http://wlrn.org/people/ariel-gonzalez" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122);">Ariel Gonzalez</a></strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Geo Mon, 03 Feb 2014 18:30:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, Ariel Gonzalez & Paul Leary 27422 at http://wlrn.org BLASPHEMY: A Collection Of Sherman Alexie's Short Stories Author Salman Rushdie (Rebroadcast) http://wlrn.org/post/author-salman-rushdie-rebroadcast <p></p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, Ariel Gonzalez & Paul Leary 25806 at http://wlrn.org Author Salman Rushdie (Rebroadcast) Junot Díaz: Giant Monsters, Linguistics, And Five Years Of Freedom http://wlrn.org/post/junot-d-az-giant-monsters-linguistics-and-five-years-freedom <p></p> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 11:47:03 +0000 Marva Hinton 4424 at http://wlrn.org Junot Díaz: Giant Monsters, Linguistics, And Five Years Of Freedom