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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Short-listed for the Booker Prize, this heart wrenching novel focuses on the problem of evil.


Enchanting, beautifully written tale of elves living amongst mere mortals.


One of the greatest writers of the 20th century, John Updike is a master wordsmith. 


Magical relationship between a woman and her granddaughter in Stockholm.


Aging Irish poet, Thomas Murphy, ambles into dementia as he struggles to remember.


Detailed story of the Salem Witch trials and all the people involved in the 1692 tragedy.

 


Clever story of a group of friends returning for their 30th/31st college reunion.


Touching story of lovers separated at an early age and then re-connected late in life.


Superb story of a poor India boy who accompanies an elephant from India to Istanbul and rises to become the architect’s apprentice.


Observations of a noted essayist who reflects with wit and charm on America in the 1960s.

 


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