We discuss of first books: 2008 National Book Award Finalist and Young Lions Fiction Award winner Salvatore Scibona joins us in the studio to talk about his novel, The End. Kao Kalia Yang will also be in the studio to talk about her acclaimed book, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Memoir. Nicole Johns will also be on hand to talk about her book, Purge: Rehab Diaries.
All three read together Thursday, March 26th as part of the University of Minnesota First Books series, 7:30 p.m., in the AI Johnson Great Room, McNamara Alumni Center,200 Oak ST SE, in Minneapolis.
-Dakota Dave Hull / New Shirt / New Shirt / Arabica
-Dave Van Ronk /Come Back Baby (Let’s Talk It Over One More Time) / Statesboro Blues / EPM Musique
-The Port Of Harlem Jazzmen / Daybreak Blues / Complete Recordings / Blue Note
-Charley Patton And Bertha Lee / Yellow Bee / Masters of the Delta Blues: Friends of Charley Patton / Yazoo
-Charlie Poole The North Carolina Ramblers / Jealous Mary / Volume 2: Old Time Songs Recorded From 1926 To 1930 / County
A slight departure from spring brings Nordic music into our midst… after an opening classic from Fela Kuti. Marseille-based Lo Cor dela Plana are featured later as they pass thru town this weekend at the Walker Art Center.