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
7:44 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Likely Stories: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Colorless reviewed October 16 on Likely Stories
Jim McKeown

The latest novel from Haruki Murakami tells the story of five close friends who separate after leaving for college.

 

 

 

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Likely Stories Book Review
7:42 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Likely Stories: The Geographer’s Library

The Geographer's Library reviewed October 9 on Likely Stories
Jim McKeown

Another “newspaper novel” of a young reporter stumbles on a complicated plot of theft, corruption, smuggling, and murder.

 

 


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:53 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Likely Stories: Orlando

Orlando reviewed October 2 on Likely Stories
Jim McKeown

 

Magic realism from the great modernist writer Virginia Woolf.

 

 


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Likely Stories Book Review
8:00 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Likely Stories: My Father Had a Daughter

My Father Had a Daughter, reviewed September 25th on Likely Stories
Jim McKeown

Historical fiction of the youngest daughter of William Shakespeare

 


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:22 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Likely Stories: The Sixteenth of June

The Sixteenth of June reviewed September 11th on Likely Stories
Jim McKeown

A branch off the tree that is James Joyce, this novel – set in Philadelphia -- takes place on June 16, 2004, the 100th anniversary of Bloomsday.

 


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