Likely Stories

Thursday 7:35am, 4:44pm and 6:44pm. Saturday 8:34am. Sunday 9:34am

So many books, so little time!  Jim McKeown hosts this weekly review of fiction, poetry, non-fiction and biographies.  Jim is a lifelong voracious reader who learned to read by the “rule of 50.”  If he’s not engaged in the characters, the prose, or the plot by page 50, he puts in a book mark and returns it to the shelf.   Likely Stories  is a three and a half minute module that we think you’ll give “FIVE STARS!” 

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Likely Stories Book Review
7:47 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Likely Stories: The Children Act

The Children Act reviewed October 23 on Likely Stories
Jim McKeown

Ian McEwan, tackles a difficult law case involving religion and family ties, while the marriage of the main character, the judge, slowly disintegrates.

 

 


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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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