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Rich in talent, color, flavor and history, New England is home to some of our most popular authors and serves as the setting and inspiration for some of our most beloved, compelling and controversial books. Tune in for our live interviews, book giveaways, lit-related travel suggestions and more!

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Although April is officially National Poetry Month, many U.S. schools today are celebrating sonnets, rhyme schemes, free verse and other forms and elements of poetry—so we are, too! Tune in to hear a number of New England poets... more

For some, it can be scarier than monsters. But don't be afraid of math — because it's everywhere!! And we actually use (and need) it more than we realize. On this episode, we'll talk about the joys of math, a new non-fiction serial... more

It's Banned Book Week! None of the authors on the show tonight have written books that have been banned or challenged —but they are all big believers in the power stories have to affect change, and the need for all stories to... more

We've got a great show tonight! Tune in to hear: Douglas Nicholas on Something Red Amor Towles on Rules of Civility Laura Harrington on Alice Bliss Jennifer Haigh on The Boy Vanishes Listeners will have the chance to win... more

A mystery, a memoir and historic fiction x 2. Our guests tonight include: Edith Maxwell, aka Tace Baker, on her new novel Speaking of Murder David Gillham on the World War II-era City of Women David Fitzpatrick on his powerful memoir... more

With Margaret Atwood as one of our guests, this week's Literary New England Radio Show will be Positron-ly amazing! Join us as we talk with this literary legend about her new Byliner e-book series, Positron, as well as with: Peter... more

Technical difficulties resulted in roughly 3 minutes of silence at the beginning of this show, and a missing introduction for our interview with Heidi John Schmidt. We were talking, but no one could hear :-( Also missing is the giveaway... more

We're back from summer break...And we missed you! Join us as we talk live with Judith White about her novel The Seventh Etching and upcoming appearance at Brookline Books, as well as with: Cheryl Strayed about tiny beautiful things:... more

Join us as we talk live with Monica Wood about here new memoir We Were the Kennedys, as well as share interviews with: Carol Rifka Brunt on Tell the Wolves I'm Home Laura Moriarty on The Chaperone Listeners will have the chance... more

Wow! What a show tonight! Tune in to hear Pulitzer Prize-winner Richard Russo and his daughter Kate Russo talk about their new novella-art collection, Interventions, as well as our live conversation with Rebecca Makkai about The... more