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In the Author's Voice
In The Author's Voice

In the Author's Voice is a regular web feature of WSIU Public Radio. WSIU hosts talk with local and national Author's about their works.

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  • If you're looking for a good summer read that's part mystery, part treasure hunt, as well as a travelogue through history... you might want to check out Steve Berry's new novel The Omega Factor.
  • A new book looks at the history of classical music in the 20th century and the influence that World War I, World War II and the Cold War had on shaping the future of classical music. For this edition of In The Author's Voice, renowned conductor and musical scholar John Mauceri talks about his book – "The War on Music: Reclaiming the Twentieth Century," and his plea for reconsideration and reconciliation.
  • For most of history, coronavirus knowledge was limited to a couple of types that caused the common cold. For the past couple of years, the world has dealt with a much different variation.
  • Southern Illinois native and author Kimberly Gordon Biddle talks about her latest children's book "Darlene's Double Dutch Dreams" for this edition of In The Author's Voice.
  • For this edition of In The Author's Voice, WSIU's Jeff Williams talks with author Colin Kersey about his new novel, "Swimming With The Angels."
  • If you’d like slightly different perspective on the current state of everything from identity politics, to cancel culture and wokeness… you might want to check out a pair of recent books from author Darius Kamali.
  • In this edition of In The Author's Voice, we talk with a descent of the Mayflower on this Thanksgiving Day about the history of the very first Thanksgiving. Roughly 400 years ago English settlers made a peace settlement with the Native Americans that gave birth to the Thanksgiving Holiday we celebrate today. WSIU's Jeff Williams recently talked with Paula Fisher, a Mayflower descendant about the arrival of the Mayflower in 1620 and the history of the first Thanksgiving.
  • October 14, 2021 is World Sight Day. In this edition of In The Author's Voice we learn about the cause and treatment of Age-related Macular Degeneration or AMD. AMD is on eof the leading causes of blindness in the US for adults aged 50 and older. WSIU's Jeff Williams talks with Retina Specialist Dr. Rishi Singh of the Cleveland Clinic.
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  • WSIU Radio News Updates provides a daily podcast of the top local and state news stories as well as the latest weather information.