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2016 Radio Readers Spring Season Closes with Grand Finale

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Part Two of the live two hour event

The Radio Readers Book Club Spring Read concluded with a live two hour event on Sunday, May 1, 2016.  The panel discussed Kent Haruf's Plainsong, S.C. Gwynne's Empire of the Summer Moon, and Gail Caldwell's A Strong West Wind.  

The panel was:  Jane Holwerda from Dodge City, Kansas; Alex Hunt, Jonathan Baker, and Michael Grauer from Canyon, Texas; former Kansas Poet Laureate Denise Low, and Lynne Hewes from Cimarron, Kansas.  

Eric McHenry, current Kanasas Poet Laureate, shared insight and the poetry of William Stafford, a fellow Kansan by birth and former Poet Laureate. 

HPPR's Lynn Boitano  anchored the two hour special.

You can watch archived video of the live Book Club finale by clicking on the links below. 

Click HERE to watch part one of the Book Club finale. 

Click HERE to watch part two of the Book Club finale. 

Click HERE to watch part three of the Book Club finale. 

Click HERE to watch part four of the Book Club finale.