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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Jul 2011

Could There Be Life On Jupiter?

The acclaimed science fiction author Dr. Ben Bova talks about his new novel "Leviathans of Jupiter" and the real science that inspired it.

Jul 7, 2011

How Lisa Napoli Found Her "Radio Shangri-La"

A mid-life crisis sent this successful public radio producer to Bhutan, where she helped establish the nation's first youth-oriented community radio station.

Jun 16, 2011

NPR's Guy Raz and Three-Minute Fiction

The weekend host of All Things Considered talks about the latest round of his "Three-Minute Fiction" contest.

Jan 6, 2011

Exploring the story behind the deaths of three Boy Scouts near Tucson in 1958

Tucson author Cathy Hufault recounts the tragedy that sparked the largest search for missing persons in Arizona history

Dec 17, 2010
Billy Collins

A conversation with Billy Collins

One of America's greatest poets, Billy Collins, visited Centennial Hall on Sunday, November 7th to benefit the University of Arizona Poetry Center.

Nov 4, 2010

Writer Morgan Schuldt: a champion for the power of language

Tucson based writer, teacher, and publisher Morgan Schuldt shares how living with cystic fibrosis helps focus his poetry on both the light and the dark sides of the human condition.

Aug 6, 2010
Lydia Millet

Author Lydia Millet

(from Arizona Spotlight - May 7th, 2010)

Jul 9, 2010
"Haunt Me Still," by Jennifer Lee Carrell

Author Jennifer Lee Carrell

Mark McLemore talks with best-selling author Jennifer Lee Carrell about her new novel _Haunt Me Still_. It's a thriller that explores the legends and superstitions that surround Shakespeare's _MacBeth_.

Jun 18, 2010
Laynie Browne

Laynie Browne, Poet and Teacher

Mark McLemore talks with poet and teacher Laynie Browne about her latest work, "The Desires of Letters", and what it's like to introduce children to poetry for the first time.

May 21, 2010
Lydia Millet

Author Lydia Millet

(from Arizona Spotlight - May 7th, 2010)

May 7, 2010
Jennifer Lee Carrell

Jennifer Lee Carrell

Mark McLemore talks with Tucson writer Jennifer Lee Carrell about her new novel, "Haunt Me Still", a thriller that explores the many legends surrounding the Shakespeare play "MacBeth."

Apr 9, 2010
NPR's Scott Simon

Scott Simon

Mark McLemore talks with longtime NPR correspondent Scott Simon. His most recent book is the political comedy/thriller "Windy City", and he'll be in town this weekend at the Tucson Festival of Books.

Mar 12, 2010
Bill Viner, Tucson Festival of the Book Chair

Tucson Festival of Books

The 2nd annual festival is March 13-14 on the University of Arizona campus. Tony Paniagua talks with Bill Viner, the chief organizer, and authors Ann Wills and Thomas Wiewandt.

Mar 5, 2010
Adele Barker

Adele Barker

Mark McLemore talks with UA Professor Adele Barker about her book "Not Quite Paradise: An American Sojourn in Sri Lanka."

Jan 29, 2010
Southwest Books

Southwest Books of the Year

Hear about some of the books selected as "Southwest Books of the Year for 2009," when Bill Buckmaster discusses the top picks with three of the judges.

Jan 15, 2010
Lydia Millet

Scary Story

A seasonal tale to chill the blood, from novelist Lydia Millet, reading from her future novel "Ghost Lights."

Oct 30, 2009

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