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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Interesting, informative marriage of Buddhism and psychology.

Bizarre, interesting, mundane, and weird stories are thought-provoking to say the least.


Compelling memoir of poverty among whites and African-Americans in 1950s Alabama

Peculiar story of a pair of young lovers, who are con-artists, working on a desert ranch.


Shocking story of incredible corruption in 15th century Vatican of Pope Alexander VI


Stimulating novel, which is a sequel to Henry James’ The Portrait of a Lady

 

 


Nobel Prize winning author has a wonderful story loosely based on Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex.

Charming and funny novel of an aspiring actress and all the obstacles she faces.

 


Ethereal story of a young loner, a woman alone in a cabin with her son, and an absent father.


Mysterious story influenced by “Steam Punk” set in Victorian period and Japan


Interesting and powerful novel of the youngest of the Brontë sisters.


A selection of interesting and eclectic titles for 2018


Humorous story of a woman who tries to escape her past by running away to Maine.


Charming story of four office workers who approach retirement.

 

 

Thoroughly enjoyable twenty-first century adaptation of Shakespeare’s King Lear

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