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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Likely Stories Book Review
7:40 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Likely Stories: Cat's Cradle

Cat's Crable by Kurt Vonnegut
Jim McKeown

Sixties icon Kurt Vonnegut's novel of dark humor with interesting takes on government, religion and politics.


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:40 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Likely Stories: What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe
Jim McKeown

Weird questions serious answers fill this entertaining romp through wild imaginations.


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:40 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Likely Stories: The Stone Mattress

The Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood
Jim McKeown

Margaret Atwood’s latest work weaves tales of complicated relationships all viewed from different angles.


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:43 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Likely Stories: You Deserve Nothing

You Deserve Nothing by Alexander Maksik
Jim McKeown

I’m Intense adult tale of a popular instructor at the International School in Paris.

 


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:47 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Likely Stories: The Children Act

The Children Act reviewed October 23 on Likely Stories
Jim McKeown

Ian McEwan, tackles a difficult law case involving religion and family ties, while the marriage of the main character, the judge, slowly disintegrates.

 

 


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