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
7:51 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Likely Stories: Locus Amoenus

Locus Amoenus by Victoria N. Alexander
Jim McKeown

Suspense-filled story of the disappearance of a young art student, and her sister’s desperate and determined attempt to find her.


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Likely Stories Book Review
9:09 am
Thu June 25, 2015

Likely Stories: Child of God

Child of God by Cormac McCarthy
Jim McKeown

Hair-raising story of a young man with bizarre desires in the mountains of Eastern Tennessee.


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:54 am
Thu June 11, 2015

Likely Stories: The Bookseller

Jim McKeown

Kitty runs a bookstore with her best friend Frieda, and all is well, until Kitty begins a series of half-real, half-imagined dreams. 


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:50 am
Thu June 4, 2015

Likely Stories: God Help the Child

God Help the Child by Toni Morrison
Jim McKeown

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison continues to stun and amaze with a deeply felt narrative in her 11th novel.


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:47 am
Thu May 28, 2015

Likely Stories: Peony in Love

Peony in Love by Lisa See
Jim McKeown

Love story of 17th century China like no other.

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