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Nancy's Bookshelf: From Paradise To Tahoe And The Case For Literature In The 21st Century

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Geralynne Rader recounts the events of November 8, 2019 when she was serving her community of Paradise as a police volunteer.

Journalist Kathryn Reed has loved Lake Tahoe since she was a child. She put together a hiking guide to the trails, The Dirt Around Lake Tahoe: Must-Do Scenic Hikes for everyone who likes to explore the outdoors.
 
Author and retired English professor Carol Burr makes the case for literature in the 21st century.

 
Then commentator and former Chico News & Review columnist Anthony Peyton Porter reads a bit of Shakespeare.
 
About Kathryn Reed: Previous work includes being an editor at the San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner, Las Vegas Sun and Tahoe Daily Tribune. I have freelanced for the New York Times, Reuters, Sacramento Business Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Tahoe Mountain News and other publications. My last full-time gig was as publisher of Lake Tahoe News.

 

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Nancy Wiegman has a master's degree in French linguistics from Indiana University and taught yoga and foreign languages at CSU Fresno and the College of Charleston before moving to Chico in 1990.
Matt Fidler is a producer and sound designer with over 15 years’ experience producing nationally distributed public radio programs. He has worked for shows such as Freakonomics Radio, Selected Shorts, Studio 360, The New Yorker Radio Hour and The Takeaway. In 2017, Matt launched the language podcast Very Bad Words, hitting the #28 spot in the iTunes podcast charts.