Talk of Alaska: What Books Changed Our Lives?

Talk of Alaska has always been extremely supportive of reading and books.

It was a thrill to try to imagine what some of the middle school students who caught the reading bug because of Ben Mikelson’s books might become in the future.

And now we have the inspirational tale of Sonya Sotomayor, rising from the East and South Bronx on the wings of Nancy Drew and drawn to the law by Perry Mason.

So what books changed the lives of Alaskans?

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HOST: Steve Heimel, APRN

GUESTS:

OUR CALLERS ENJOYED:

– The Dispossesed. Le Guin.
– In Front of Your Nose. Orwell.
– The Four Agreements. Ruiz.
– The Eulogy of Commerce. Hawken.
– The More Than Complete Hitchhikers Guide. Adams.
– The Man Who Cried I Am. Williams.
– The Radio Operator’s Handbook.
– Spiritual Midwifery. Gaskin.

OTHER BOOKS SUGGESTED BY OUR EMAIL FRIENDS:

– Glass Bead. Hess.
– The Phantom Tollbooth. Juster.
– The Jungle. Updike.
– Guns, Germs and Steel. Diamond.
– Running from Safety. Bach.
– Kilkenny. L’Amour.

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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, June, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide