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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Delightful story of an editor at The New Yorker obsessed with punctuation and pencils.


A heartbreaking story of a young girl who escapes the terrors of her homeland.

Final installment of Soul at the White Heat: Obsession, Inspiration, and the Writing Life.


Story of a child who overcomes a tremendous birth defect.


Two brothers and their wives meet for a dinner to discuss the behavior of two of their children.

    

A selection of books for everyone’s tastes.

    

Woman, abandoned by her partner, faces challenges raising her child alone.


An intimate look at the lives of four slaves in 1840s Tennessee

A collection of essays by – IMHO -- the premier woman of letters today.


Memoir of the horrors of the Holocaust by a survivor who witnessed it all


Heart-felt story of a small southern town populated by well-meaning but lonely people.


An unlikely premise turns into an informative and wonderful romp in the history of shelves


An essential collection of essays for every writer on “The Writing Life.”


A debut novel by noted writer George Saunders who tells a tale of the afterlife.


Suspenseful debut novel of a young girl who disappears after visiting an odd church


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