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GCL Book Club
the first Wednesday of each month at 1pm on WGCU FM

For intelligent, candid conversations with authors of all genres, tune in to the Gulf Coast Life Book Club with Cary Barbor.

Listen in on the first Wednesday of each month at 1pm on WGCU FM.

Latest Episodes
  • On this episode of the Gulf Coast Life Book Club, we talk to Brittany Ackerman, author of The Brittanys, and Julie Klam, author of The Almost Legendary Morris Sisters.
  • On this episode of the Book Club, we hear from Julie K. Brown, the award-winning investigative journalist from The Miami Herald.
  • This time on the Gulf Coast Life Book Club, we hear from Clint Smith, author of How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America, and Gabriela Garcia, author of Of Women and Salt.
  • Marie Myung-Ok Lee tells us about Finding My Voice, the very first Young Adult novel with an Asian American lead character and written by an Asian American author, reissued this year. Amy Green describes the thorough research she undertook to write Moving Water: The Everglades and Big Sugar.
  • On this episode of the Gulf Coast Life Book Club, we hear from Lauren Hough, author of the NYT bestselling essay collection Leaving Isn't The Hardest Thing, and Elizabeth McCracken, whose new collection of short stories is The Souvenir Museum.
  • Michelle D. Commander, editor of UNSUNG: UNHERALDED NARRATIVES OF AMERICAN SLAVERY & ABOLITION, and Rachel Lynn Solomon, author of THE EX TALK.
  • Lauren Redniss, author of graphic nonfiction OAK FLAT, and Maisy Card, author of the novel THESE GHOSTS ARE FAMILY.
  • This week on the Book Club, Robert Jones, Jr., talks about his New York Times bestselling novel THE PROPHETS and Justine Cowan discusses her memoir THE SECRET LIFE OF DOROTHY SOAMES.
  • This time on the Gulf Coast Life Book Club, We hear from Lori Gottlieb, author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, and Jessica Treadway, author of The Gretchen Question.
  • Ladybird, Collected is a collection of essays from a small, quirky diner in Lawrence, Kansas.