authors http://kcur.org en 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' Anna Quindlen: Marriage, Friendships, Faith & Growing Older http://kcur.org/post/anna-quindlen-marriage-friendships-faith-growing-older <p>In her years as a journalist, author and cultural critic, her name has graced some of our most revered publications. Wed, 26 Dec 2012 15:30:00 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 17198 at http://kcur.org Anna Quindlen: Marriage, Friendships, Faith & Growing Older ReShonda Tate Billingsley: The Secret She Kept http://kcur.org/post/reshonda-tate-billingsley-secret-she-kept <p>Tia Giles is pregnant, she&rsquo;s also suffering from a mental illness and her husband Lance must make the difficult decision of committing her to a mental institution to save the baby, his wife and their marriage.</p><p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 15:32:08 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 20834 at http://kcur.org ReShonda Tate Billingsley: The Secret She Kept Stories Of The Southern Working Class http://kcur.org/post/stories-southern-working-class <p>On this Monday&#39;s <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard"><em>Central Standard</em></a>, author Stephanie Powell Watts shares a collection of short stories inspired by the uneducated and the the aspiring. Many of her characters are based on her own life or the lives of someone she&#39;s encountered.</p><p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 21:49:01 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 19472 at http://kcur.org Stories Of The Southern Working Class KC History: Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum Celebrates 100th Anniversary http://kcur.org/post/kc-history-mark-twain-boyhood-home-museum-celebrates-100th-anniversary <p>What comes to mind when you think of famous Missourians? Brad Pitt, or Thomas Hart Benton, or Sheryl Crow? Well, of course, but even more long-enduring is the beloved author and satirist Mark Twain.</p><p>On <em><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/central-standard-friday">Central Standard Friday</a></em>, our host Monroe Dodd interviews Cindy Lovell, executive director of the <strong><a href="http://www.marktwainmuseum.org/index.php/community-projects/100-years-of-memories"> Mark Twain Boyhood Home &amp; Museum</a></strong>. The museum celebrates its 100th anniversary on May 15th.</p> Wed, 09 May 2012 18:29:59 +0000 Charlie Upchurch 17379 at http://kcur.org KC History: Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum Celebrates 100th Anniversary Regina Brett Follow-Up: Ten Commandments for Radio http://kcur.org/post/regina-brett-follow-ten-commandments-radio <p>On Wednesday&#39;s<a href="http://kcur.org/programs/central-standard"><em> Central Standard</em></a>, we were joined by fellow radio host Regina Brett, of <a href="http://www.wksu.org/regina/"><em>The Regina Brett Show</em></a> at <strong>WKSU</strong> in Ohio. While Regina was there to talk about her book, <em>Be the Miracle: 50 Lessons for Making the Impossible Possible</em>, she and Jabulani of course had to talk shop. Regina mentioned her 10 Commandments of Radio and of course she was kind enough to pass it along.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 18:38:42 +0000 Charlie Upchurch 17056 at http://kcur.org Regina Brett Follow-Up: Ten Commandments for Radio Regina Brett: Don't Audit Life & Other Lessons http://kcur.org/post/regina-brett-dont-audit-life-other-lessons <p>It can be difficult in day-to-day life to make sure you aren&#39;t just addressing problems, but looking for possibilities to make life better.</p><p> Tue, 01 May 2012 18:44:17 +0000 Charlie Upchurch, Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 16913 at http://kcur.org Regina Brett: Don't Audit Life & Other Lessons Freed Employees Make More Money (For Your Company, That Is) http://kcur.org/post/freed-employees-make-more-money-your-company <p>Professor Isaac Getz talks about his book Freedom, Inc: Free Your Employees and Let Them Lead Your Business to Higher Productivity, Profits, and Growth</p> Mon, 05 Dec 2011 22:00:59 +0000 Steve Kraske & Stephen Steigman 321 at http://kcur.org Freed Employees Make More Money (For Your Company, That Is)