6-8 min Radio Book Reviews (for your Listening Log & other work)

Pick one and work on it. Then tell us about it (some day!)

“The Faraway Nearby” by Rebecca Solnit 

March 26, 2014
Guest reviewer Pat Leach looks at writer Rebecca Solnit’s memoir of her mother’s decline and her own health scare, wrapped in reflections about the power of story in “The Faraway Nearby”.

March 7, 2013
Guest reviewer Pat Stephen looks at, “The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap” a memoir of opening a used bookstore in a small, West Virginia town. Also reviewed, a fast-moving thriller about ex-Nazis set in Ireland entitled, “Ratlines”.
April 29, 2015
Guest reviewer Susan Stephen looks at a book that argues it’s capitalism rather than carbon that threatens the planet. “This Changes Everything: Capitalism and the Climate” by Naomi Klein
June 5, 2014
Books introduce us to new characters, perspectives and even worlds. And rarely, an extraordinary book can change the way we see our own world. Clay Naff found a book that helped him see people in a new light.

One comment

  1. Id like to work on the faraway nearby by Rebecca Solnit. Many of the feelings and emotions she shares are common to humankind. Dealing with her mothers dissapearance into the mist of Alzheimer

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