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"Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-ops in the Age of Grocery Giants"

Our guest on ST is Jon Steinman, the producer and host of an internationally syndicated radio show and podcast called Deconstructing Dinner. A Canadian resident of Nelson, BC, he joins us to discuss his new book, "Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-ops in the Age of Grocery Giants." By closely studying — and also drawing engaging stories from — many different American and Canadian food co-ops, this book makes a case for the eventual (and radical?) transformation of the grocery store in the

"Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-ops in the Age of Grocery Giants"

"Bob Dylan: Face Value and Beyond" at the Gilcrease Museum

Our guest on this edition of StudioTulsa is Michael Chaiken, curator of the Tulsa-based Bob Dylan Archive (and of the forthcoming, in 2021, Bob Dylan Center). He tells us about an art exhibit that he recently assembled which is now on view at the Gilcrease Museum: "Bob Dylan: Face Value and Beyond" is on display through September 15th. Per the Gilcrease website : "This exhibition offers an array of fresh avenues to explore the many facets of Bob Dylan's artistry, featuring the first regional

Angst, Guilt, and Devout Belief in the Internet Age: Novelist Nathan Englander Offers "Kaddish.com"

Nathan Englander is our guest; he's the bestselling author of "For the Relief of Unbearable Urges," "What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, and "Dinner at the Center of the Earth," among other books. He joins us to discuss his new novel, "Kaddish.com." Per a critic writing for The New York Times, this book is "sublime.... [It] reads like a modern-day Hasidic tale in which religious characters are bedeviled by the challenges of upholding God's word in an all too human world.... Kafka

Angst, Guilt, and Devout Belief in the Internet Age: Novelist Nathan Englander Offers "Kaddish.com"

"Patient Care: Death and Life in the Emergency Room" (Encore Presentation)

(Note: This interview originally aired last year.) What's it like to be an "ER doc" in America today? And how has that job changed in recent decades? Paul Seward is our guest. Now retired, he was a physician for nearly fifty years, and he spent most of those years working in emergency rooms. His memoir is titled "Patient Care: Death and Life in the Emergency Room." As was noted of this volume by Booklist: "Seward's engrossing and approachable memoir plunges readers into the unpredictable life of

"Patient Care: Death and Life in the Emergency Room" (Encore Presentation)

"The Hell of Good Intentions: America's Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy"

Has the long-standing, bi-partisan, and rather rarified U.S. foreign policy establishment effectively failed our country? Yes, according to our guest today: Stephen M. Walt is a Professor of International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He previously taught at Princeton and the University of Chicago, and he's now a contributing editor at Foreign Policy magazine. Walt's latest book is "The Hell of Good Intentions: America's Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy

"The Hell of Good Intentions: America's Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy"

"Sea of Grass" by Walter Echo-Hawk

Our guest is the Oklahoma-based author, attorney, and legal scholar Walter Echo-Hawk. A member of the Pawnee Nation, he is widely known for his activism and scholarship — and for writing such books as "In the Light of Justice: The Rise of Human Rights in Native America and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples," "In the Courts of the Conqueror: The 10 Worst Indian Law Cases Ever Decided," and "Battlefields and Burial Grounds." He joins us to discuss his book, "Sea of Grass,"

Tulsa Little Jam Begins a New Season of Showcasing Many of Our Community's Talented Musicians

On this edition of StudioTulsa, we learn about Tulsa Little Jam, a popular podcast, concert series, and far-reaching digital media platform that aims to spotlight our community's most talented musicians and singer-songwriters. Tulsa Little Jam will present its Season Two Opening Concert this coming Friday night, the 17th, at Guthrie Green (beginning at 5:30pm). A number of different local bands will be presented — and filmed — in live performance, and the concert will be part of the 2019

Tulsa Little Jam Begins a New Season of Showcasing Many of Our Community's Talented Musicians

"The Mars Room" by Rachel Kushner

The highly acclaimed novelist Rachel Kushner is our guest; she joins us to discuss her latest novel, "The Mars Room," which is now out in paperback. As was noted of this book (which was Time Magazine's #1 Fiction Title of the Year as well as a New York Times Notable Book of 2018) in a starred review in Publishers Weekly: "Two-time National Book Award finalist Kushner delivers a heartbreaking and unforgettable novel set in a California women's prison. Single mother Romy Leslie Hall is serving two

"The Normal But Not-So-Easy Child: Raising Your Child Without Frustration, Anger, or Guilt"

Our guest on ST Medical Monday is Dr. Bob Hudson, a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics with the OU School of Community Medicine in Tulsa. He's practiced general pediatrics for the past 30 years — and has spent the past 16 years as a behavioral pediatrician, helping parents whose children exhibit behavioral or learning problems. Dr. Hudson tells us about his new book, which is just out: "The Normal But Not-So-Easy Child: Raising Your Child Without Frustration, Anger, or Guilt." As was noted of

"The Normal But Not-So-Easy Child: Raising Your Child Without Frustration, Anger, or Guilt"

"The Guarded Gate: Bigotry, Eugenics, and the Law That Kept Two Generations of Jews, Italians, Etc."

The acclaimed journalist and bestselling author Daniel Okrent is our guest; he tells us about his new book, "The Guarded Gate: Bigotry, Eugenics, and the Law That Kept Two Generations of Jews, Italians, and Other European Immigrants Out of America." This book looks back to the 1920s is reveal a dark and forgotten chapter of American history — a troubling era with serious implications for the present day. "The Guarded Gate" tells the story of the scientists who argued that certain nationalities

"The Guarded Gate: Bigotry, Eugenics, and the Law That Kept Two Generations of Jews, Italians, Etc."

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