Book Nook With Vick Mickunas Vick Mickunas created the Book Nook author interview program for WYSO in 1994. Over the years he has produced more than 1200 interviews with writers, musicians, poets, politicians, and celebrities.He has interviewed historians (Studs Terkel, David McCullough, Doris Kearns Goodwin), politicians (Mario Cuomo, George McGovern, John Kasich), movie stars (Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Peter Ustinov), astronauts (John Glenn, Buzz Aldrin, Gene Cernan), diplomats (Richard Holbrooke, Jose Ramos Horta), humorists (Garrison Keillor, Dave Barry, Sarah Vowell), and music legends from bands like The Animals, The Doors, and The Rolling Stones.Vick has interviewed some of the leading writers of our time, people like Pat Conroy, James Lee Burke, Richard Ford, Virginia Hamilton, Amy Tan, Anne Lamott, Tom Robbins, T.C. Boyle, and Gary Shteyngart.Listen to the Book Nook with Vick Mickunas for intimate conversations about books with the writers who create them.Vick Mickunas reviews books for the Dayton Daily News and the Springfield News Sun.
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Vick Mickunas created the Book Nook author interview program for WYSO in 1994. Over the years he has produced more than 1200 interviews with writers, musicians, poets, politicians, and celebrities.He has interviewed historians (Studs Terkel, David McCullough, Doris Kearns Goodwin), politicians (Mario Cuomo, George McGovern, John Kasich), movie stars (Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Peter Ustinov), astronauts (John Glenn, Buzz Aldrin, Gene Cernan), diplomats (Richard Holbrooke, Jose Ramos Horta), humorists (Garrison Keillor, Dave Barry, Sarah Vowell), and music legends from bands like The Animals, The Doors, and The Rolling Stones.Vick has interviewed some of the leading writers of our time, people like Pat Conroy, James Lee Burke, Richard Ford, Virginia Hamilton, Amy Tan, Anne Lamott, Tom Robbins, T.C. Boyle, and Gary Shteyngart.Listen to the Book Nook with Vick Mickunas for intimate conversations about books with the writers who create them.Vick Mickunas reviews books for the Dayton Daily News and the Springfield News Sun.

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