Author

West Michigan authors join us to talk about their book, ‘Earl Scruggs:  Banjo Icon.’ We talk to David Russell and Gordon Castelnero.

Julie Foudy

May 9, 2017
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Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and two-time World Cup champion Julie Foudy joins us to discuss her book, ‘Choose to Matter.’ 

John Trayser

May 8, 2017
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Author John Trayser joins us to discuss his latest books in the The Grateful Dad Series. 

Kassi Underwood (Part II)

May 1, 2017
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Kassi Underwood, author of May Cause Love: An Unexpected Journey of Enlightenment After Abortion, returns to Common Threads to continue our conversation.

Kassi has been published in The New York Times, The Atlantic online, The Rumpus, Refinery29, Guernica, The New York Daily News, and elsewhere. She holds an M.F.A. in literary nonfiction from Columbia University, where she taught for three years on the faculty of the Undergraduate Writing Program.

Chris Sain Jr.

Apr 26, 2017

Author and speaker Chris Sain Jr. speaks tonight on behalf of the Grand Rapids Public Library. His latest book, ‘Finding Real Love in the Love& Hip Hop Era.’ Chris joins us this morning.

May Cause Love

Apr 24, 2017
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Our guest is Kassi Underwood, author of May Cause Love: An Unexpected Journey of Enlightenment After Abortion.

Kassi has been published in The New York Times, The Atlantic online, The Rumpus, Refinery29, Guernica, The New York Daily News, and elsewhere. She holds an M.F.A. in literary nonfiction from Columbia University, where she taught for three years on the faculty of the Undergraduate Writing Program.

Younger

Apr 24, 2017

We talk to Dr. Sara Gottfried author of ‘Younger,’ presenting a breakthrough program to reset your genes, reverse aging and turn back the clock 10 years.

Lucky Broken Girl

Apr 20, 2017

Michigan Author Ruth Behar joins TMS to discuss her book, ‘Lucky Broken Girl.’

Buddhist Economics

Apr 10, 2017
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We’re joined by Dr. Clair Brown, author of Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened Approach to the Dismal Science.

Dr. Brown is Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Work, Technology, and Society at the University of California, Berkeley. Clair has published research on many aspects of how economies function, including high-tech industries, development engineering, the standard of living, wage determination, poverty, and unemployment.

Local Author Adam Schuitema joins TMS, his latest is out, The Things We Do That Make No Sense. We talk to Adam.

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