All Sides Weekend: Books


Russell Banks has been writing for over fifty years, and this hour we’ll talk to him about his most recent collection of short stories, which explores the idea of family in all its complex and imperfect forms. We’ll also hear about local opportunities to hone your own creative writing skills, and get the latest recommendations from our book critics.


  • Brad Pauquette, Columbus Creative Collective
  • Kassie Rose, WOSU Book critic
  • Kevin Griffith, professor of creative writing, Capital University
  • Russell Banks, author of the new short story collection A Permanent Member of the Family

Join The Conversation

  • jen

    Kassie rose was speaking about a book that was the first in a trilogy, with the next one coming in may. I am at a loss for remembering the author and title. Could you post the information? Thank you.