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The Donors by Jeffrey Wilson

Nov 6, 2012

Florida writer Jeffrey Wilson’s day job is that of Vascular Surgeon. He also finds time to write short stories and books. His latest is a supernatural thriller set in a hospital. Linda Fasulo has our review.

Eleven-time Emmy award winner David Javerbaum comes to Sarasota Wednesday to speak about his latest book, “The Last Testament:  A Memoir by God.”

The New New Deal by Michael Grunwald

Oct 23, 2012

Investigative journalist Mike Grunwald first grabbed the attention of Floridians several years ago with the publication of “The Swamp” a detailed looked at the history and implications of the manipulation of the Florida Everglades. Now the Time Magazine correspondent and Miami resident is out with a new work of non-fiction The New New Deal. Linda Fasulo has our review.

Fourth Carillonneur Ever Named at Bok Tower Gardens

Oct 19, 2012
Steve Newborn / WUSF

The bell tower at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales is revered enough as a place to perform that there have been only three carillonneurs  in it's 83-year history. Now, there's a fourth. 

In the entire 83-year history of Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, only three resident carillonneurs have performed in the bell tower. Number four is on the way. Geert D'hollander, carillonneur at the main cathedral in Antwerp, Belgium, was named as the newest inhabitant of the famed "Singing Tower."

2-Way with Newest Carillonneur at Bok Tower Gardens

Oct 19, 2012
Courtesy Bok Tower Gardens

In the entire 83-year history of Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, only three resident carillonneurs have performed in the bell tower. Now, there's a fourth. Geert D'hollander, carillonneur at the main cathedral in Antwerp, Belgium, was named as the newest inhabitant of the famed "Singing Tower." WUSF's Steve Newborn got a rare tour of the 205 ft tower and talked with D'Hollander about why Bok Tower is considered so special by this select group of musicians.

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