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
8:08 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Likely Stories: The Secret History

The Secret History by Donna Tartt
Jim McKeown

A detailed, complex story of 6 members of a class at an elite New England college who find them under the spell of a charismatic professor and the mysterious of the language they study.


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:50 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Likely Stories: The Happiest People in the World

The Happiest People in the World by Brock Clarke
Jim McKeown

Spies, lies, and family ties all spin together in this slightly comic, slightly dark romp from Denmark to a tiny town in Upstate New York.


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Likely Stories Book Review
11:07 am
Thu December 4, 2014

Likely Stories - The Bones Poems

Jim McKeown

The  latest poetry collection from Baylor’s Writer in Residence, surprises, amuses, and deeply affects this lover of fine poetry.

 


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:40 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Likely Stories: The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: August 6th 1983

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: August 6th 1983 by Hilary Mantel
Jim McKeown

A collection of stories by the double Booker-Prize winning author of Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies.


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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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