Talking Volumes, an innovative book club created by the Star Tribune, Minnesota Public Radio and The Loft Literary Center, invites readers/listeners to explore a new title each month, culminating in a live radio, program with MPR's Kerri Miller, the selected book's author, and a live audience.
In April of 2003, the College of Saint Benedict was pleased to welcome Talking Volumes for a live broadcast featuring Diane Glancy and her new novel Stone Heart: A Novel of Sacajawea. The novel retells the story of American legend Sacajawea, the young Shoshoni woman who traveled with Lewis and Clark on their expedition to the west, in her voice.
To download recordings of Glancy's interview and live reading, visit the Talking Volumes archives.
The College of Saint Benedict also hosted the Talking Volumes broadcast that featured Bharati Mukherjee and her novel Desirable Daughters in April of 2002. To download recordings of Mukherjee's interview and live reading, visit the Talking Volumes archives.
"Minnesota Public Radio, Star Tribune, and The Loft Literary Center are proud to announce the 16th season of Talking Volumes. All Talking Volumes are hosted by award-winning journalist Kerri Miller. This season, Talking Volumes will be bringing John Irving to Ted Mann Concert Hall on the University of Minnesota Campus. All other shows will be at The Fitzgerald Theater in downtown Saint Paul." The Loft Literary Center