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
7:50 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Likely Stories: Hunger

Hunger by Lan Sanantha Chang
Jim McKeown

A Chinese woman emigrates to America for a better life, and she struggles to adapt to her new land, in the title story of this collection.


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:50 am
Thu April 9, 2015

Likely Stories: Girl Reading

Interesting story of the models for some famous paintings from the 14th century to 2060.


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:50 am
Thu April 2, 2015

Likely Stories: Lydia's Party

Lydia's Party by Margaret Hawkins
Jim McKeown

Interesting reflection on friendship, loyalty, and camaraderie among a group of seven friends as they plan a dinner party.


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Likely Stories Book Review
2:19 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

Likely Stories: Descent

Descent by Tim Johnston
Jim McKeown

Suspenseful story of a family who loses a daughter in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and how each family member deals with the disappearance.


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:50 am
Thu March 19, 2015

Likely Stories: Becoming the Villainess

Becoming the Villainess by Jeannine Gailey

First book of poetry by Poet Laureate Emeritus of Redmond Washington, Jeannine Hall Gailey, published in 2006.


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