memoir http://wmub.org en Book review: "Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening" http://wmub.org/post/book-review-mister-owitas-guide-gardening <p>Kelly Blewett has a review of the personal new book from author <a href="http://www.carolwall.com/"><strong>Carol Wall</strong></a>, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Mister-Owitas-Guide-Gardening-Unexpected/dp/0399157980/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1394034690&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=carol+wall"><strong>Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening: How I Learned the Unexpected Joy of a Green Thumb and an Open Heart</strong>.</a></p><p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 05:00:20 +0000 Kelly Blewett 24169 at http://wmub.org Book review: "Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening" Book review: "The Longest Day: Life as a Wife" http://wmub.org/post/book-review-longest-day-life-wife <p>Kelly Blewett has a review of the new memoir <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Longest-Date-Life-Wife/dp/0670025534/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1392045829&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=cindy+chupack"><strong>The Longest Date: Life as a Wife</strong></a>, written by Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning writer of TV shows like <strong>Sex and the City</strong> and <strong>Modern Family</strong>, <strong>Cindy Chupack</strong>. Her personal, and often comical, story of two marriages and the challenges of matrimony, has already been optioned by Fox TV as a possible series.</p><p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Kelly Blewett 22983 at http://wmub.org Book review: "The Longest Day: Life as a Wife" Local author Miriam Karp's new memoir http://wmub.org/post/local-author-miriam-karps-new-memoir <p>Local writer, artist and teacher <strong>Miriam Karp</strong> talks with Barbara Gray about her newly published memoir, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Painting-Zaidys-Dream-memoir-searching/dp/0989633373/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1391445708&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=Miriam+Karp"><strong>Painting Zaidy's Dream</strong>.</a></p><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Barbara Gray 22769 at http://wmub.org Local author Miriam Karp's new memoir A new book from rocker Ray Davies of The Kinks http://wmub.org/post/new-book-rocker-ray-davies-kinks <p>Rock and Roll Hall of Famer <a href="http://www.raydavies.info/www/main.php?content=news"><strong>Ray Davies</strong></a> of <a href="http://www.thekinks.info/"><strong>The Kinks</strong></a> has had a complex relationship with America over the years. He’s toured here, was banned from here, and suffered a near-fatal gunshot wound in New Orleans. It was while recuperating from that injury that he began writing <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Americana-Kinks-Riff-Road-Story/dp/1402778910/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1383070289&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=ray+davies"><strong>Americana: The Kinks, the Riff, the Road: The Story</strong></a>, which has just been released. Jim Nolan spoke with <strong>Ray Davies</strong> by phone about his life, his music and his divided loyalties between Great Britain and America.</p><p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 05:00:25 +0000 Jim Nolan 19233 at http://wmub.org A new book from rocker Ray Davies of The Kinks The Tribal Knot is a new book about personal discovery http://wmub.org/post/tribal-knot-new-book-about-personal-discovery <p><strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Tribal-Knot-Memoir-Community-Century/dp/025300859X/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1376940862&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=the+tribal+knot">The Tribal Knot: A Memoir of Family, Community, and a Century of Change</a></strong> is the new book from <strong>Rebecca McClanahan</strong> that asks are we responsible for, and to, those forces that have formed us, and if so, for how long. The author tells Barbara Gray that she delved into the long history of her family to try and find the answers.</p><p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 05:30:20 +0000 Barbara Gray 16619 at http://wmub.org The Tribal Knot is a new book about personal discovery