Jim McKeown

Host, Likely Stories

Life-long voracious reader, Jim McKeown, is an English Instructor at McLennan Community College. His "Likely Stories" book review can be heard every Thursday on KWBU-FM! Reviews include fiction, biographies, poetry and non-fiction. Join us for Likely Stories every Thursday featured during Morning Edition and All Things Considered with encore airings Saturday and Sunday during Weekend Edition.  

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Four young girls, all named Guinevere, navigate living in a convent.

 


A moving collection of poems of reflection on women’s issues


An absorbing tale of Dmitri Shostakovich caught in a web of a political nightmare.


Delightful and heart-wrenching story of love lost and of love found.


A large cast of characters try to survive in a “rust-belt” town in New York.


Compelling story of a woman suffering from anorexia, and the cultural struggles she faces.


Wondrous prose of an M.D. studying a newly discovered South Pacific tribe.

  

Suspenseful story of a single mother, an impulsive marriage, and dark secret.


Story of a farm family moving west from Connecticut and ending up in Ohio.


In this special episode of Likely Stories, Jim McKeown interviews Grace Tiffany, author of Gunpowder Percy.
 


Wonderful memoir of a child’s desire to become a writer and how she achieved her goal.

Chekhovian style stories of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in the days around World War I. 


Absorbing tale of people deciding to freeze themselves until a better world arrives.


Amusing retelling of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew.


Fun and pleasant story of a woman who moves her family to Paris, France.


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