Check This Out!

From the Howe Library and New Hampshire Public Radio, Check This Out is a new 14-part literary series in which host Rachel Barenbaum dives deeply into the works of emerging and diverse authors. This limited series airs Sundays at 3 p.m. from Nov. 12 through Dec. 24 on NHPR and

Interviews can also be watched afterwards on the Howe Library’s YouTube channel, streamed on NHPR, or sampled on TikTok and Instagram.

This fall’s authors are:

Week One (Nov. 12): 

Tania James


Week Two (Nov. 19):

Angie Kim

Happiness Falls

Week Three (Nov. 26):

John Manuel Arias

Where There Was Fire

Week Four (Dec. 3):

Ayana Mathis

The Unsettled

Week Five (Dec. 10):

Emma Törzs

Ink, Blood, Sister, Scribe

Week Six (Dec. 17):

Vauhini Vara

This is Salvaged

Past Interviews: Spring 2023

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March 28, 7:00 pm

Imposter Syndrome

by Patricia Park

March 22, 7:00 pm

Pineapple Street

by Jenny Jackson

April 12, 2:00 pm

Your Driver Is Waiting

by Priya Guns

April 26, 7:00 pm

What Happened to Ruthy Ramirez?

by Claire Jimenez

May 24, 2:00 pm

Chain Gang All Stars

by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

This interview series is sponsored by the Jack & Dorothy Byrne Foundation.

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