Book Doctors http://kcur.org en Book Doctors: Summer Reading http://kcur.org/post/book-doctors-summer-reading <p></p><p>A 16-year-old American bride of the Austrian emperor brings her lively passion to the oppressively formal royal court, and a true life deadly texting-while-driving story explores the influence of technology on the human mind.</p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:38:37 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 57390 at http://kcur.org Book Doctors: Summer Reading The Book Doctors: Adventure Tales http://kcur.org/post/book-doctors-adventure-tales <p>Follow the adventures of a boy as he swaps toys for grown-up pursuits and childhood tales of Lenin for the American Dream. And if you like a little adventure, join a pizza hotline operator as he tries to figure out how to deal with a time traveler.</p><p>On Monday's <a href="http://kcur.org/progams.date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, the Book Doctors return to share these tales and more as they tell us about the books that have been keeping them warm this winter.</p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Guests:</span></strong></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:26:04 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 52388 at http://kcur.org The Book Doctors: Adventure Tales The Book Doctors: Best Reads Of 2013 http://kcur.org/post/book-doctors-best-reads-2013 <p></p><p>With winter weather stinging the metro area, now is the perfect time to curl up on the couch and read a good book.</p><p>Tuesday on <em>Up to Date</em>, the&nbsp;<strong>Book Doctors</strong> return with their picks for the best books of 2013. We dive into tales about extreme weather - and we don’t mean what is outside your house right now.</p><p><strong>Jeffrey Ann Goudie:</strong></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 17:04:43 +0000 Steve Kraske & Stephen Steigman 48095 at http://kcur.org The Book Doctors: Best Reads Of 2013 The Book Doctors: Chills & Thrills http://kcur.org/post/book-doctors-chills-thrills <p>With a chill creeping into the air, it&rsquo;s that time of year. You want to curl up on the couch with a blanket and a book.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Tuesday&#39;s </span><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date" style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Up to Date</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the Book Doctors return to add some </span>goosebumps<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to match the chill as you get ready for Halloween with their favorite mysteries and maybe a touch of horror.&nbsp;</span></p><p>The&nbsp;books recommended on the show:</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 44805 at http://kcur.org The Book Doctors: Chills & Thrills Book Doctors: Daniel Woodrell, 'The Maid's Version' http://kcur.org/post/book-doctors-daniel-woodrell-maids-version <p>A dance hall explosion in 1929: is it murder, or an accident? One woman's journey to find the answers and a family's struggles, suspicions, secrets, and triumphs.</p><p></p><p></p><p>On Tuesday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up To Date</em></a>, <strong>Daniel Woodrell</strong>, known for his best seller, <em>Winter's Bone</em>, joins us to discuss his latest book, <em>A Maid's Version</em>.&nbsp;</p><p>Then, Book Doctors Mark Luce, Steve Paul, and Grace Suh give us their reviews of the latest on book store shelves.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Sun, 01 Sep 2013 20:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Jenny Whitty 42866 at http://kcur.org Book Doctors: Daniel Woodrell, 'The Maid's Version' Book Doctors: Summer Reads, Serious And Fun http://kcur.org/post/book-doctors-summer-reads-serious-and-fun <p></p><p>A supernatural secret intrigues a 7-year-old, and two girls embark on an ill-fated adventure that ends mysteriously in New York City’s East River.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Inside the twisted world of bullying culture, a journalist looks at the power of social media, and we re-visit one woman’s journey on the Pacific Crest Trail.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 39847 at http://kcur.org Book Doctors: Summer Reads, Serious And Fun The Book Doctors http://kcur.org/post/book-doctors-5 <p></p><p>Spring has sprung in Kansas City, and if you need a <strong>good book for these rainy April days</strong>, the <strong>Book Doctors</strong> have some suggestions for you.</p><p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 01:48:00 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 34758 at http://kcur.org The Book Doctors Remembering John Mark Eberhart http://kcur.org/post/remembering-john-mark-eberhart <p>Former book review editor for <em>The Kansas City Star</em>, poet, and regular "Book Doctor" on KCUR, John Mark Eberhart, died Tuesday, March 19, after a fight with cancer. He was 52.</p><p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 15:05:25 +0000 Laura Spencer 33670 at http://kcur.org Remembering John Mark Eberhart The Book Doctors: Love, Ghosts, Prostitutes & Politics http://kcur.org/post/book-doctors-love-ghosts-prostitutes-politics <p>Cruise the back alleys of prohibition-era Boston, hide from a convict with a suburban madam and sail through Scandinavia with a crew of medieval Norwegians.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">They're all the subjects of great reading from&nbsp;</span><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/uptodate"><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Up to Date</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">'s Book Doctors.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 15:58:12 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 31606 at http://kcur.org The Book Doctors: Love, Ghosts, Prostitutes & Politics The Book Doctors http://kcur.org/post/book-doctors-4 <p><strong>Family conflict</strong>, <strong>gay marriage</strong> and<strong> social scandals</strong> aren’t just the stuff of newspaper headlines. They also make <strong>good subjects for books</strong>. Wed, 12 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 28848 at http://kcur.org The Book Doctors The Book Doctors http://kcur.org/post/book-doctors-3 <p>Cold weather is just around the corner (although you might not believe that today!), and you'll want<strong> a good book</strong> to keep you company <strong>as the temperature drops.</strong></p><p>On Tuesday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, the <strong>Book Doctors</strong> will review some of the best reads they've seen this fall. Tue, 23 Oct 2012 03:15:36 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 26384 at http://kcur.org The Book Doctors The Book Doctors: Reading For The Waning Days Of Summer http://kcur.org/post/book-doctors-reading-waning-days-summer <p>For those of you who still have some summer vacation remaining, or for those of you who have a bit more free time now that the kids are <em>finally</em> returning to school this week, look no further than the <strong>Book Doctors </strong>for a few new reading recommendations.</p><p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 02:58:36 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 22698 at http://kcur.org The Book Doctors: Reading For The Waning Days Of Summer The Book Doctors http://kcur.org/post/book-doctors-1 <p>Summer's almost here, and if you're anything like Steve Kraske (that may be a good thing...or maybe not) you're searching for some great vacation reads.</p> <p>Thursday on Up to Date Steve Kraske welcomes the Book Doctors for a review of some of their recent favorite reads.</p> Wed, 09 May 2012 22:38:00 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 17401 at http://kcur.org The Book Doctors The Book Doctors http://kcur.org/post/book-doctors-0 <p>Looking for something to liven up your bookshelf? Friday on <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/uptodate"><em><strong>Up to Date</strong></em></a>, the <strong>Book Doctors</strong> tell us about some worthwhile reads. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 23:00:00 +0000 Stephen Steigman, Steve Kraske & Kathleen Pointer 15518 at http://kcur.org The Book Doctors The Book Doctors' Top Picks For 2011 http://kcur.org/post/book-doctors-top-picks-2011 <p>Tablets and readers might soon supplant the printed word, but there&#39;s nothing quite like snuggling up with a great book on a cold winter day. In the interest of keeping you cooped up in just that condition, <strong>the Book Doctors share their favorite page-flippers from the past year</strong> on Wednesday&#39;s <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/uptodate"><strong><em>Up to Date</em></strong></a>. Whether you&#39;re looking for literature for yourself or your loved ones, our panel of readers is sure to find something that fits just right. Wed, 14 Dec 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Luke Martin 8794 at http://kcur.org The Book Doctors' Top Picks For 2011