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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.

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.

When Poetry Met Art

Vintage posters put literary legacy on exhibit at UA Poetry Center

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.

Acclaimed writer Leslie Marmon Silko shares secrets from "The Turquoise Ledge"

Her first book in ten years explores her own life and that of the Sonoran Desert in a non-linear fashion.

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

Where Art, Archaeology and Geology Meet

Authors celebrate the pottery of Mata Ortiz

A Tale of Two Ladies

New book reveals the untold story of Woodrow Wilson's women

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.

New Book By J.A. Jance

J.A. Jance, who has been hailed as "the undisputed mistress of the mystery novel" is out with her latest book titled "Queen of the Night."

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.

Author Lydia Millet

(from Arizona Spotlight - May 7th, 2010)

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_.

Tucson writer paints dark picture of Juarez

Charles Bowden's new book looks at the world's most violent city.

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.

Author Lydia Millet

(from Arizona Spotlight - May 7th, 2010)

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