KJZZ Book Club

KJZZ Book Club

The KJZZ Book Club is a special benefit for Sustaining Members who give $10 a month or more to the station. Book Club members can participate in book discussions, author signings, and storytelling sessions. The Book Club is sponsored by Poisoned Pen Press.

Current Book Club Selection

On the Border of a DreamThe next KJZZ/K-BACH Book Club selection is written by Dr. Edgar Hernandez, a Tempe physician who has been in private practice for thirty years.

On the Border of a Dream is an eye-opening and uplifting memoir that tells the true story of a boy from rural Mexico who, at a young age, sets his mind to becoming a pioneering surgeon in the U.S.

Author Chat with Dr. Edgar Hernandez

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

KJZZ Book Club members will receive RSVP information

Past Events

Tina WhittleOnline Author Chat with Tina Whittle
July 11, 2018

Tina Whittle is the author of Necessary Ends and joined us online for an hourlong discussion on our exclusive Facebook group. She also shared two exclusive short stories with Book Club members.

Click the buttons above to join the Book Club and receive access to the Facebook group

The Bomb ShelterKJZZ's Explore Arizona StoryFest & Expo
May 12, 2018

Jon Talton is the author of The Bomb Shelter and joined us at the Poisoned Pen Press booth at StoryFest for a book signing.

Read more about StoryFest 2018

Karen CrouseBook Discussion & Signing with Karen Crouse
March 23, 2018

Karen Crouse is the author of Norwich: One Tiny Vermont Town's Secret to Happiness and Excellence and was interviewed by KJZZ producer Claire Caulfield at a book discussion and signing at the offices of the Better Business Bureau Arizona in Phoenix.

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An Afternoon with Dr. Pauline BossAn Afternoon with Dr. Pauline Boss
October 31, 2017

Dr. Pauline Boss is the author of Loving Someone Who Has Dementia and was interviewed by reporter Kathy Ritchie at a book-signing and Q&A event as part of KJZZ's special series, The State of Aging in the Valley.

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