Wake Up Call: Literature

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May 252014
 

On the May 25th Wake up call, Host Rick talks to Meredith Dickens and Lindsay Ideson of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library and Sandy McAdams, owner of Daedalus Bookshop. They discuss the available programs and history of Daedalus and JMRL, various books of interest, digital vs. print books, series vs. standalone, the “Should Not Be Forgotten but Not Necessarily recommended” list, and more.

WNRN Wake-Up Call: Summer Reading

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Jul 032011
 

Host Rick Moore speaks with Lindsay Ideson (Branch manager at the Jefferson Madison Regional Library (JMRL) of Northside), Meredith Dickens (Branch manager at JMRL Gordon Avenue Library), Patrick Kilmer (Reference Specialist at JMRL Central Library), and Sandy McAdams (owner of Daedalus Used Books in Charlottesville)  about summer reading and some great book suggestions. Some suggestions are: The Women Jefferson Loved by Virginia Scharff, All That Is Bitter & Sweet by Ashley Judd, Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf , Bossypants by Tina Fey, The Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling, The Jack Reacher series by Arthur Lee Child, and books by Michael Scott, books by Kurt Vonnegut, books by David Sedaris, and The Inheritance series by Christopher Paolini.  For the kids: Hank the cowdog, The Beverly Cleary books, The Strange Case of Oragami Yoda, The Berenstain books and much more!

Charlottesville–Right Now: Joyce Lewis joins Coy Barefoot

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Mar 152011
 

3.15.11 Chair of the Charlottesville chapter of The Links, Incorporated Joyce Lewis joins Coy to discuss her involvement in the Virginia Festival of the Book. Lewis gives some background on her organization as a national entity and explains what the Charlottesville Chapter is all about. For a complete schedule of the Festival’s events this week, click here!

Charlottesville–Right Now: Nancy Damon joins Coy Barefoot

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Mar 142011
 

3.14.11 Program Director for the Virginia Festival of the Book Nancy Damon joins Coy to discuss the agenda for this week’s festival. The programs are held all throughout town at various times and locations, so be sure to look over the schedule. All events are free of charge.

Charlottesville Right Now: 6-9-10 Christine Richard

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Jun 092010
 

Christine Richard, reporter for the Bloomberg News, discussed her new book “Confidence Game: How A Hedge Fund Manager Called Wall Street’s Bluff” with Coy.

Rogue Economics: Capitalism’s New Reality

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Apr 062008
 

Fulbright scholar and economist Loretta Napoleoni is the author of Rogue Economics: Capitalism’s New Reality. The book argues that there’s a dark underside to globalism, with massive amounts of money being spent on drugs, prostitutes, and other nefarious activities.

“We live in a world where we’re trapped in a web of commercial, economic and political illusions,” Napoleoni said on the April 3, 2008 edition of WINA’s “Charlottesville–Right Now!”