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From NHPR and the Howe Library: 'Check This Out' is a seasonal series airing Sundays at 3 p.m.

Sara Plourde
Rachel Barenbaum

From New Hampshire Public Radio and the Howe Library in Hanover, New Hampshire, Check This Out is a new 7-part literary series where host Rachel Barenbaum dives deeply into the works of emerging and diverse authors.

This limited series will air Sundays at 3 p.m. from Nov. 12 through Dec. 24 on NHPR and

Check this Out features lively conversations with up and coming authors, and serves as a platform for diverse voices and stories to be heard. Literature is a powerful medium through which to ignite conversations about current events and individual experiences, and NHPR & The Howe Library are proud to be able to bring these conversations into your homes and headphones.

Week One (Nov. 12) : Tania James discussing Loot

Week Two (Nov. 19) - Angie Kim discussing Happiness Falls

Week Three (Nov. 26) - John Manuel Arias discussing Where There Was Fire

Week Four (Dec. 3) - Ayana Mathis discussing The Unsettled

Week Five (Dec. 10) - Emma Törzs discussing Ink, Blood, Sister, Scribe

Week Six (Dec. 17) - Vauhini Vara discussing This is Salvaged

Week Seven (Dec. 24) - Regional Librarians making their winter vacation book-picks

Before becoming Program Director, Quirk served as NHPR's production manager. During that time she's voiced and crafted the 'sound of the station,' coordinated countless on-air fundraisers, produced segments for Give Back NH, Something Wild, New Hampshire Calling, and developed NHPR's own NHPR Music vertical with features such as Live from Studio D, and long-loved favorites like Holidays By Request.
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