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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Mythical love story set in Brittany by the talented writer, Nina George.


Tragic tale of animal experimentation gone awry.


A collection of stories involving visitors, wanderers, and assorted interesting characters. 


Fascinating collection of essays by a first-time author


Funny tale of a detective reduced to roach patrol while struggling to get his badge back.


Neil deGrasse Tyson’s book will open many new vistas to the casual and curious reader.


A collection of new and selected works by one of today’s finest poets.


Suspenseful tale of the mysterious drowning of a popular teen and a single mother.


Another fine novel by Colm Tóibín about a woman who suddenly loses her husband.


Mesmerizing tale of a group of citizens of Holt, Colorado, by an amazing writer.


Delightful story of an editor at The New Yorker obsessed with punctuation and pencils.


A heartbreaking story of a young girl who escapes the terrors of her homeland.

Final installment of Soul at the White Heat: Obsession, Inspiration, and the Writing Life.


Story of a child who overcomes a tremendous birth defect.


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