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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Story of a woman who oversees retirement living for senior citizens.


Five women and one man start a book club to explore the works of Jane Austen


In the midst of a terrible war, a Cellist plays every day for each person killed in a bombing.

 


Newly minted PhD examines soil and all its properties.


A young, enthusiastic student accepts a teaching job on an island of illiterate children.

 


One of the best gothic novels in all of literature.


A mysterious man with three sons moves from Bombay to New York 


A teen shoplifter finds herself before a judge and becomes friends with her library mentor.

 


Collection of haiku by one of the four great masters of the genre.


Interesting selection of stories by a Booker Prize winning author.


Romantic story of a lonely man recently widowed and a woman dealing with a divorce.


Pleasant series of essays on topics ranging from immigration to the environment.

A collection of Norse Myths with lots of battles and mischief.


 A small town with “hockey fever” hopes for a national championship.


  True adventure of a young boy who dreams of accompanying Byrd to Antarctica.

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