Monday, November 11, 2013

Podcast - Robert Gordon

Stephen Usery interviews Robert Gordon, a native Memphian and one of the foremost chroniclers of the Mid-South's musical history. He's a documentary film maker, as well as an author of books such as It Came from Memphis and Can't Be Satisfied: The Life and Times of Muddy Waters. His new book is Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Podcast - Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly

Stephen Usery interviews Edgar Award winner Tom Franklin and Pushcart Prize winner Beth Ann Fennelly.Beth Ann is a prize winning poet and essayist, and Tom's literary novels full of crime and violence have brought him much acclaim, including the CWA Golden Dagger for Crooked Letter Crooked Letter. They decided to team up for the new novel, The Tilted World, a story of orphans, moonshiners and revenuers set against the backdrop of America's greatest natural disaster, the Mississippi River flood of 1927.

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Monday, November 4, 2013

Weekday Rebroadcasts Nov 4-8, 2013

Monday, November 04 - Dr. Jeffrey Jackson - Paris Under Water
Tuesday, November 05 - Lee Sandlin - Wicked River
Wednesday, November 06 - Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly - The Tilted World
Thursday, November 07 - Sebastian Junger - War

Friday, November 08 - Alan Huffman - Here I Am: The Story of Tim Hetherington, War Photographer