Jeff Mapes, who is the senior political reporter for Oregon Public Radio, was in town for the RNC and I had an opportunity to sit down with him to catch up about cycling – which is his “other” work. He is the author of the 2009 book “Pedalig Revolution” and we get to talk all-things-bike. Then, in a tribute to bike shop owner, father, husband, and all around amazing guy Jeff Archer, who was hit and killed by a drunk driver while crossing the street this week, we will be airing my conversation with him from December, 2012.
Robin Pease of Kulture Kids talks about the upcoming performance program she’ll be leading for children and families called Talk-Talk-Talk.
On this edition of Biblio Radio, Julia and local history librarian Amia Wheatly talk about Brooklyn by Colm Toibin.
Three interesting interviews this week! First up, Ben Freid from StreetsblogUSA talks about the deliberate murder of Matt van Ohlen in NYC. CEO and President of Peolotonia Doug Ulman tells us about this year’s event. Travel writer Jayme Moye talks about her experiences in Afghanistan and how a travel writer’s life works.
Spitting in the Soup – or, don’t bite the hand that feeds you. Author/journalist Mark Johnson talks to Diane about his new book and about a new way to think about the practices of doping in sports. Riveting conversation! New Perspective!
Julia and author Michael Clune discuss his most recent book, Gamelife, which will be the topic of an author talk at the Noble Neighborhood branch on Monday, July 11 at 7 p.m.
Lee Gambol at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History talks about an upcoming program on the story of Balto at the University Heights branch.
It’s a one-on-one conversation with probably the most revered name in frame building – Richard Sachs. Needs no more introduction!
Julia and Beth talk about summer volunteer opportunities and riding the Book Bike.
World Bicycle Relief ambassador Carlos Perea talks about his trip to Africa and his wildly successful fund raising efforts. Ohio Bicycle Lawyer Steve Magas puts some perspective on the horrific crash that killed five and injured four cyclists in Kalamazoo, Michigan earlier in the week