Boise State Public Radio

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Boise State Public Radio: • Produces and broadcasts quality educational, informational, and cultural programming that entertains as well as informs; • Develops and implements cost-effective distance learning technologies; • Provides opportunities for students to work in a professional broadcast environment.


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166 Pieces

Reader’s Corner with Bob Kustra features lively interviews with today’s leading writers about ideas and issues that matter today. Join us each week for thoughtful interviews centered around books on a broad range of topics, from world politics and scientific discovery to the best in literary fiction.

Latest Pieces

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Host Bob Kustra talks with Harvard professor and noted academic Robert Putnam about his bestseller, "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis."

  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Tye about his book about the baseball legend, Satchel Paige.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 29:30
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Sakamoto about the true story of a Japanese American family caught in the cross hairs of World War II.

  • Added: Mar 11, 2016
  • Length: 30:51
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In an interview from our archives, host Bob Kustra talks with the Oscasr-winning actor about his memoir. Kennedy died Feb. 28, 2016.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 30:30
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Stephan Talty about "Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day."

  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 29:35
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Newkirk and Reader's Corner host Bob Kustra discuss Newkirk's book about "The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga."

  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 30:10
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Bestselling novelist Chad Harbach talks about his book with host Bob Kustra.

  • Added: Feb 12, 2016
  • Length: 30:26
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Witt and host Bob Kustra discuss Witt's latest project, "Cities, Sagebrush and Solitude: Urbanization and Cultural Conflict in the Great Basin."

  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 30:21
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Host Bob Kustra and Goldstone discuss the book, which looks at the battle to control the skies during the early days of aviation.

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 30:15
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Pilon about her bestseller, “The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World’s Favorite Board Game.”

  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 30:11