Nancy's Bookshelf Each week host Nancy Wiegman talks to local, regional and national writers about their latest projects. Nancy's Bookshelf airs Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and Sundays at 8 p.m.
Nancy's Bookshelf

Nancy's Bookshelf

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Each week host Nancy Wiegman talks to local, regional and national writers about their latest projects. Nancy's Bookshelf airs Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and Sundays at 8 p.m.

Most Recent Episodes

Nancy's Bookshelf: Kurt Koontz

From Kurt Koontz : Author Kurt Koontz freely admits that he is not wholly guided by his spirit when he first begins to dabble in yoga. An outdoor adventurer, he enjoys the challenging physicality of the exercise, which leads him to try several different types of yoga, seeking both fitness and female company.

Nancy's Bookshelf: Cathy B. Parker

Cathy Parker wears many different hats: mother, author, wife and football benefactor. She penned 2019's "Northern Lights: One Woman, Two Teams, and the Football Field That Changed Their Lives" to remind us about the importance of community during impossibe odds. Northern Lights is the true story of a football mom in Florida whose call to help a high school team in Alaska changed the lives and hearts in both her own community and one far away above the Arctic Circle.

Best Of Nancy's Bookshelf: Stories Of Love

In celebration of Valentine's Day, Nancy's Bookshelf digs into the archives and relives an episode filled with various community members stories about love. This week, join Nancy for these stories, plus humorist Eric Miller drops by to tell us how he needs help with Valentine's Day.

Nancy's Bookshelf: Scott Huber, Gail D'Arcy, Richard Parker & Anthony Peyton Porter

Chico City Councilman Scott Huber chats with Nancy's Bookshelf about the process of his first novel, a post-apocalyptic tale of a mutated virus sweeping the globe. After the Virus - A Surviralist's Journal details the grueling journey of survival expert Will Scott maneuvering his way outside of the quarantine zone.

Nancy's Bookshelf: Scott Huber, Gail D'Arcy, Richard Parker & Anthony Peyton Porter

Best Of Nancy's Bookshelf: NPR's Eric Deggans

Eric Deggans is NPR's first full-time TV critic. His work, "Race-Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation," explores how prejudice, racism, and sexism fuels some elements of modern media, was published in October 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan. A journalist for over two decades, Deggans spent time at the Tampa Bay Times in various roles and has also contributed to The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Village Voice.

Nancy's Bookshelf: Joan Ryan

Joan Ryan is an award-winning journalist and author. She was one of the very first female sports columnists in the country and has covered every major sporting event. Her accolades include thirteen Associated Press Sports Editors Awards, the National Headliner Award, and the Women's Sports Foundation's Journalism Award by the San Francisco chapter of the National Organization for Women.

Nancy's Bookshelf: Bonnie Pipkin & Larry M. Levin

Author Bonnie Pipkin is celebrating the possibility of her novel Aftercare Instructions , heading to television. Originally from California, she has an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts, was a teacher of literature courses at Kean University, and officiates weddings. Aftercare Instructions is Bonnie's first novel. Her novel takes place over the course of a week, starting with the day Genesis and her boyfriend Peter go to a Planned Parenthood in New York City for a procedure.

Nancy's Bookshelf: Best Of 2020 With Dan Barnett

This year has been a difficult one for many of us. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our way of life. However, some things remain the same. Getting lost in another world, thanks to a book is one of them. As the year 2020 comes to a close, Nancy Wiegman and Chico Enterprise-Record Columnist Dan Barnett review this year's selection of great books.

Nancy's Bookshelf: Dr. Kim Bloomer

Dr. Kim Bloomer is a certified animal naturopath consulting on canine and feline nutrition and wellness. She is the author of three books including Animals Taught Me That: Memoirs of My Life from Cradle to Present on the Life Lessons Learned Through the Animals Who've Graced It.

Nancy's Bookshelf: Ann Vileisis

Environmental historian Ann Vileisis is an award-winning author with three books that explore our human relationship with nature, food, and the environment through history. The author of Kitchen Literacy: How We Lost Knowledge of Where Food Comes From and Why We Need to Get It Back and Discovering the Unknown Landscape: A History of America's Wetlands , which won awards from the American Historical Association and the American Society for Environmental History.

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