15 with the Author | ‘That Great Heart – The Life of I.A. O’Shaughessy’ by Doug Hennes 3/2/15

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Ignatius Aloysius O’Shaughnessy, the thirteenth child of a Minnesota bootmaker, was kicked out of St. John’s University in 1902 after skipping Sunday vespers to drink beer. On his way home, the sixteen-year-old stopped at the College of St. Thomas, bumped into the president, and from that point on, was their biggest benefactor.  On today’s 15 […]

15 with the Author | ‘A Field Guide to Northfield’ by Nancy Soth 2/23/15

A Field Guide to Nfld

On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight talks with Nancy Soth, a local woman with a flair for finding the obscure or making it up!  Her latest book, “A Field Guide to Northfield” is not your average field guide.  I asked her why the name…  you’ll have to listen to the interview for her […]

15 with the Author | ‘Through the Flames’ by Allan Lokos 2/16/15

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On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight talks with Allan Lokos.  Allan, founder and guiding teacher of the Community Meditation Center in New York City, found himself trapped in the burning wreckage of a plane crash in Myanmar on Christmas Day 2012.  Burned over 30% of his body, he’s in a foreign country without […]

15 with the Author | ‘Europe through the Back Door 2015′ by Rick Steves 2/9/15

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Oh the places we will go! On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight interviews the person she would love to travel with!  Rick Steves has taken many of us to Europe through his travel show on PBS and now he’s updated his travel guide “ Rick Steves Europe Through the Back Door 2015: The […]

15 with the Author | ‘Die Again’ by Tess Gerritsen 2/2/15

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On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight’s guest is a name many will recognize as the creator of the series Rizzoli and Isles.  Tess Gerritsen is a former physician turned prolific novelist.  In her latest novel ‘Die Again’,  Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles are summoned to a crime scene […]

15 with the Author | ‘Stella by Starlight’ by Sharon M. Draper 1/26/15

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On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight interviews Sharon M. Draper, author of “Stella by Starlight”.  The book is written in the language of the time, 1932 and by the voice of an 11 year old girl.  It’s the segregated south and the division between black and white is wide especially when it comes […]

15 with the Author | ‘The Happy Bicycle’ by Kathy McGee 1/19/15

The Happy Bicycle

On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight interviews local author and designer, Kathy McGee.  Her book, “The Happy Bicycle” is a collection of colorful designs to accessorize  your bicycle.  Kathy grew up in Northfield and is the daughter of Don McGee, local City Council watchdog.  She believes you should be able to change your […]

15 with the Author | ‘Blending Families Successfully’ and ‘The Overparenting Epidemic’ by Dr. George S. Glass 1/12/15

Blending Families

On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight interviews Dr. George Glass, author of “Blending Families Successfully” and “The Overparenting Epidemic – why helicopter parenting is bad for your kids and dangerous for you too!” .  With more than 50% of first marriages ending in divorce it’s more likely that children are brought up in […]