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Temple Grandin Goes Public With Her Experience with Autism

Temple Grandin, one of the first individuals with Autism to publicly share insights from her personal experiences recently visited Warrenton High School.

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So You Think You Know Joe Buck?

By Angie Weidinger, Host So, you think you know Joe Buck? The Fox Sports announcer who has called 19 World Series and five Super Bowls, was a St. Louis Cardinals baseball broadcaster before that, and the son of beloved Cardinals announcer Jack Buck? Well, Joe Buck would disagree with you. “People think they know me […]

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One on One with “Lucky Bastard” Joe Buck

“Lucky Bastard” Joe Buck discusses everything from his relationship with his dad Jack Buck to the worst call he ever made.

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The “Curious Science” of Mary Roach

Mary Roach discusses the “curious science” of writing multiple bestsellers – including her latest book, “Grunt.”

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Offerman says this book will “Explode the Planet”

Find out what book Offerman says will “Explode the Planet”

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Good Clean Fun with Nick Offerman

Nick Offerman loves woodworking just like his “Parks and Rec” character Ron Swanson. We discuss his woodshop, the Midwest and constantly being called “Ron.”

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One on One with Emma Donoghue

“Room” author Emma Donoghue talks about making movies, her Irish childhood and the inspiration behind her new novel “The Wonder.”

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20 New Books You’ll Need For Your Shelf In Fall 2016

The Story of a Brief Marriage by Anuk Arudpragasam When we discuss the difficulties of marriage, we take for granted that many American relationships at least have the benefit of a solid foundation of basic needs: shelter, food and, to an extent, safety. The Story of a Brief Marriage strips a relationship of those comforts, […]

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One on One with Nathaniel Philbrick

Nathaniel Philbrick discusses his new book, “Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution.”

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Maryville Talks Books: Fall 2016 Lineup

  Maryville Talks Books features lectures by noted authors. Admission is free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Seating is first come, first served. Maryville Talks Books is sponsored by HEC-TV, Left Bank Books and St. Louis Public Radio. Watch past Maryville Talks Books, here.   Emma Donoghue The Wonder Thursday, Oct. 11—7 p.m. […]

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Kwame Alexander: Keeping Poetry Cool

Many kids lose interest in reading around middle school. Author Kwame Alexander says he knows how to reengage them – poetry.

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Becoming Wise: One on One with Krista Tippett

NPR’s On Being host Krista Tippett discusses her latest book, the Black Lives Matter movement and parenting advice she wishes she had earlier in life.

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Ray Bradbury: One on One with Sam Weller

Ray Bradbury biographer Sam Weller talks about his literary idol – and why Bradbury’s work continues to resonate with readers.

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The Secret Chord: One on One with Geraldine Brooks

Author Geraldine Brooks talks about her new novel that reveals an interesting story about the harpist/warrior you thought you knew all about – King David.

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Saving Capitalism, For the Many, Not the Few: One on One with Robert Reich

Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich discusses his newest book, “Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few,” about America’s widening income gap.

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Candid, Personal and Hilarious: One on One with Judy Blume

Her well-known characters Fudge and Margaret helped us through adolescence; now the incomparable Judy Blume is writing for us as adults.

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Maryville Talks Books with Judy Blume, author of “In the Unlikely Event”

In her highly anticipated new novel, Judy Blume, the New York Times # 1 best-selling author of Summer Sisters and of young adult classics such as, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, creates a richly textured and moving story of three generations of families, friends and strangers, whose lives are profoundly changed by unexpected […]

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Dead Wake: The Sinking of the Lusitania: One on One with Erik Larson

HEC-TV speaks with Erik Larson about his book Dead Wake:The Last Crossing of the Lusitania. The book examines the sinking of the ship during World War I.

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Eric Leuthardt: Red Devil 4

Neurosurgeon Dr. Eric Leuthardt discusses his new science fiction novel, Red Devil 4.

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Telling a Forgotten Story: One on One with Blaine Harden

Author Blaine Harden explains how he used the courageous story of a former North Korean fighter pilot to animate the history of North Korea.

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The Fierce Urgency of Now: One on One with Julian Zelizer

Author Julian Zelizer reveals the inside story of LBJ’s presidency and the fight for Civil Rights in “The Fierce Urgency of Now.”

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: Afflicted—Producing the Play

Learn how to produce a play from the professionals at Metro Theater Company as they stage their production of Afflicted: Daughters of Salem.

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: Afflicted—Issues and Themes

Middle and high school students will explore themes of belonging, self-awareness, and group identity through the production of Afflicted: Daughters of Salem.

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Flesh and Blood: One on One With Patricia Cornwell

Patricia Cornwell’s character Kay Scarpetta is the focal point in novels that have sold over 100 million copies. Who is Patricia Cornwell? Find out on MTB.

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A Visit with Author Andy Cohen

Funny, shocking, brutally honest – fans can’t get enough of Andy Cohen. St. Louisans turn the table on this hometown boy turned talk show host.

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Orange is the New Black: One on One with Piper Kerman

Hear the true story behind the hit Netflix series, “Orange is the New Black,” from the woman who lived it, best-selling author Piper Kerman.

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Getting to Know Jesus of Nazareth: One on One with Reza Aslan

Author and religious scholar Reza Aslan asks how well do Christians really know Jesus of Nazareth in this candid conversation.

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The Trauma of Everyday Life: One on One with Mark Epstein

Author and renowned psychiatrist Mark Epstein talks about how understanding and accepting trauma can lead to personal growth and change.

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Mambo in Chinatown: One on One with Jean Kwok

Jean Kwok (“Girl in Translation”) returns to the secretive worlds of ballroom dancing and Chinatown in her new novel, “Mambo in Chinatown”.

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A Book of Treasures: One on One with Daniel James Brown

Author Daniel James Brown tells us how he discovered all the informational “treasures” throughout his heartwarming nonfiction “The Boys in the Boat.”

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Creativity for All: One on One with Austin Kleon

Author Austin Kleon discusses “Show Your Work! 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered,” an illustrated guide to working in the digital age.

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Writing Lies: One on One with Dave Barry

Humorist Dave Barry talks with us about everything from Justin Bieber to his wife’s role in the popularity of the book “The Kite Runner.”

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks died from ovarian cancer in 1951, but her cells live on today. This interview explores Henrietta’s influence and the book and soon to be movie about her.

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The World Until Yesterday: One on One with Jared Diamond

Diamond draws on four decades of experiences with tribal people in New Guinea to bring us lessons from the past to be used today.

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This is the Story: One on One with Ann Patchett

Novelist Ann Patchett talks about “This is the Story of a Happy Marriage”, a collection of essays and articles about life, love, writing, and forgiveness.

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Kinsey & Sue: One on One with Sue Grafton

If you know Sue Grafton, then you also know Kinsey Millhone. The sharp-tongued, no frills private eye is back in “W is for Wasted,” the latest letter in Grafton’s best-selling “alphabet” mystery series. Find out why Grafton calls Kinsey her “alter ego” and why she’ll never expose her to the evils of Hollywood or menopause.

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Inside the Artist’s Studio: The Very Last Green Thing

View a live performance of “The Very Last Green Thing,” an opera written for young people and performed by young people. Then find out what questions of the students had for the director, set designer and cast members.

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The Warrior’s Heart: One on One with Eric Greitens Video Discussion Questions

This set of Video Discussion Questions accompanies Mr. Greitens’s book, The Warrior’s Heart: Becoming a Man of Compassion and Courage.

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