Art and Culture

Art and culture

A selection of stories by the acclaimed short-story writer, Anne Beattie. 


Welcome to Behind the Story, a program where we take you straight to the source. In this special episode, we travel to Night Vale – the strange fictional town made wildly popular by the Welcome to Night Vale podcast and now­ book. Its creators – Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor – stopped by Waco for a book signing and Q&A with KWBU’s Jim McKeown. 


Beautifully written tale of slavery in Pre-Civil War Virginia.


Beautifully written tale of slavery in Pre-Civil War Virginia.


From the podcast of the same name, Night Vale is a curiously inventive tale.


Science fiction thriller of an astronaut stranded on Mars.


Novel written and rejected before Harper Lee wrote To Kill a Mockingbird


Jim McKeown

Newspaper journalist, Carl Hiaasen, turned novelist, writes another thrilling mystery.


Jim McKeown

The novel which started my Booker Prize Winners collection.


I return to a sensitive and heartbreaking novel I read and loved in seventh grade.


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