Reading http://redriverradio.org en Gary Borders: A house guest bookworm is always welcome http://redriverradio.org/post/gary-borders-house-guest-bookworm-always-welcome <p>We all have memorable house guests from time to time. Commentator Gary Borders has this appreciation for his 8-year-old nephew who arrived with an armload of ambitious reading material, which could be a sign of a budding bibliophile.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 12:35:15 +0000 Gary Borders 32443 at http://redriverradio.org Gary Borders: A house guest bookworm is always welcome What Was I Thinking for April 18, 2013 http://redriverradio.org/post/what-was-i-thinking-april-18-2013 <p>Commentator Brian O'Nuanain&nbsp;shares some thoughts and ideas on the "joy" of reading to children.</p><p></p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 12:35:00 +0000 Brian O' Nuanain 26053 at http://redriverradio.org What Was I Thinking for April 18, 2013 Selected Shorts: The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien http://redriverradio.org/post/selected-shorts-things-they-carried-tim-obrien <p><strong>Airs Sunday, September 30 at 8:00 p.m. </strong>Tim O’Brien’s stirring and poignant tale of foot soldiers in the Vietnam War shapes this entire program.&nbsp; “The Things They Carried” is a powerful fictional depiction of the reality of America’s doomed enterprise in Vietnam. It is the title story of a book in which O’Brien follows one platoon of “grunts”, and its fantastic literary conceit is that their experience can best be conveyed by detailed listings of the actual things that the men carried in their backpacks and pockets, and on their shoulders and necks. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 01:00:00 +0000 Dylan Baker 17501 at http://redriverradio.org Selected Shorts: The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien