LISTEN: Summer reading recs from Alaska authors

Heather Lende signs her book inside The Bookstore in Haines. (The Bookstore)

What’s on your summer reading list? How many of the books are by Alaska authors? Our state has dozens of accomplished and prolific writers and publishers covering a wide range of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, science and other genres. Who are your favorite homegrown authors and what are you looking forward to reading over the coming months? 

HOST: Lori Townsend




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Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her news tips and program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at or call 907-550-8452.

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