Xavier University Professor Marilyn Clark has written an intriguing new book that looks at the classic Dickens’ tale, A Christmas Carol, from the perspective of Mrs. Cratchit. Barbara Gray talks with the author of Mrs. Cratchit’s Christmas about this book and the reason why 50% of all proceeds will be donated to the Amy Roloff Charity Foundation, whose mission is to “advocate, inspire and add value to the lives of youth who face personal life challenges.”
Titans of the music industry, Columbia Records, is celebrating its 125th Anniversary with the release of the book 360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story by Grammy-nominated author Sean Wilentz. He joins Brian O’Donnell to talk about the amazing artists who have recorded for Columbia Records: from Al Jolsen to Billy Joel; from Phillip Glass to Dixie Chicks. He also talks about the late, great Andy Williams and his connection to Cincinnati.