book

Connections: Journalist Olga Khazan on her book, "Weird"

Would you describe yourself as "weird"? In her new book, "Weird: The Power of Being an Outsider in an Insider World," the Atlantic's Olga Khazan works...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Wed, 05/12/2021 - 11:13am
Tags:
»

Connections: Kathy O'Shea, author of "So Much More than a Headache"

What did Virginia Woolf, Oliver Sacks, and Emily Dickinson have in common? They all suffered from migraine, and wrote about their experiences. A new...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Fri, 04/30/2021 - 10:38am
Tags:
»

Connections: "#porchportraits:" The story of Geneva through the pandemic

A photographer in Geneva is documenting how the city has navigated the pandemic. Photographer Jan Regan teamed up with longtime journalist Chris Lavin...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Tue, 03/23/2021 - 10:31am
»

Connections: What does it mean to be first-generation American in 2020?

"I Was Their American Dream" is a graphic novel by NPR deputy editor Malaka Gharib. Gharib is Egyptian-Filipina-American and grew up with her immigrant...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Mon, 11/30/2020 - 3:59pm
»

Connections: Author Ben Sheehan on the Constitution and the U.S. government

We preview the annual Rochester Jewish Book Festival , which runs October 25 through November 1. We're joined by Ben Sheehan, author of "OMG WTF Does...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Fri, 10/16/2020 - 10:39am
»

Connections: Discussing "Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You"

Community members in Irondequoit are gearing up for a town-wide discussion about Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynold's book, "Stamped: Racism, Antiracism,...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Wed, 08/12/2020 - 10:31am
»

Connections: Author Melanie Conroy-Goldman on her debut novel, "The Likely World"

Local author Melanie Conroy-Goldman says there’s always a bit of darkness in a true friendship. That’s certainly true of the characters featured in her...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Fri, 07/31/2020 - 11:54am
Tags:
»

Connections: Author Sejal Shah on her book, "This Is One Way to Dance"

We're joined by local writer Sejal Shah. Her debut book, "This Is One Way to Dance," is a collection of essays, stories, and poems that explore being...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:31am
»

Connections: Author Linda Sue Park on her new book, "Prairie Lotus"

*This hour includes an update on the coronavirus pandemic from WXXI's health reporter, Brett Dahlberg. Author Linda Sue Park’s new novel, “Prairie Lotus...
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Fri, 03/20/2020 - 10:20am
»

Connections: Author Joel Stein on his book, "In Defense of Elitism"

Joel Stein is a journalist, author, and political pundit. His new book, "In Defense of Elitism," is a look at why President Trump won the 2016 election....
Original Story: 
Published Date: 
Thu, 03/12/2020 - 10:28am
»
Syndicate content