Arts & Culture

Books
10:22 am
Mon November 22, 2010

Book Nook: Poor Will's Almanack for 2011, Bill Felker

Most WYSO listeners are probably familiar with the work of Bill Felker. Bill is the creator of the WYSO program "Poor Will's Almanack."

Bill has been observing the natural world for decades. His observations, reflections, meditations, and anecdotes appear regularly in a number of publications including the Yellow Springs News.

Every year he publishes a new edition of "Poor Will's Almanack." His 2011 edition was just published. In this Book Nook interview Bill explains his process for devising these annual almanacks.

Arts & Culture
9:30 am
Sun November 21, 2010

Marlon James' Dayton Literary Peace Prize Acceptance Speech

Marlon James

Marlon James, the fiction winner of the 2010 Dayton Literary Peace Prize for The Book of Night Women, on peace, writing and teaching.

For more information on the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, visit www.daytonliterarypeaceprize.org

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Arts & Culture
6:59 pm
Sat November 20, 2010

Conrad's Corner: November 20, 2010

Conrad Balliet reads Herb Martin's poem, "Sassy Music."

Arts & Culture
6:59 pm
Wed November 17, 2010

Conrad's Corner: November 17, 2010

Conrad Balliet reads Marsha Bush's poem, "The Old Man."

Books
10:45 am
Mon November 15, 2010

Book Nook: The Phone Book-the Curious History of the Book That Everyone Uses But No One Reads, Ammon

Ammon Shea returns to the Book Nook for a third interview. On his initial visit Shea discussed "Reading the OED," a memoir recounting his marvelous dictionary marathon. Fueled by his love of language and massive volumes of espresso, Shea read the entire unabridged Oxford English Dictionary over the course of one year.

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