All STRANGERS ARE KIN

Premiere DateJul 3, 2016
00:00 Book Talk Intro – DJ Kory
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05:35 “Go Folks, Go” – Bonnie “Prince” Billy and The Cairo Gang
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11:10 Interview with Zora O’Neill Part 1
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20:40 “Kids“– Bonnie “Prince” Billy and The Cairo Gang
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22:59 Interview with Zora O’Neill Part 2
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37:49 “The Sounds Are Always Begging” – Bonnie “Prince” Billy and The Cairo Gang
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42:21 Book Talk Outro – DJ Kory
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44:12 “Troublesome Blues” – Bonnie “Prince” Billy and The Cairo Gang
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48:00 Finish
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Zora O’Neill – All STRANGERS ARE KIN: ADVENTURES IN ARABIC AND AROUND THE WORLD

If you’ve ever studied a foreign language, you know what happens when you first truly and clearly communicate with another person. As Zora O’Neill recalls, you feel like a magician. If that foreign language is Arabic, you just might feel like a wizard.

They say that Arabic takes seven years to learn and a lifetime to master. O’Neill had put in her time. Steeped in grammar tomes and outdated textbooks, she faced an increasing certainty that she was not only failing to master Arabic, but also driving herself crazy. She took a decade-long hiatus, but couldn’t shake her fascination with the language or the cultures it had opened up to her. So she decided to jump back in—this time with a new approach.

Links:
http://www.zoraoneill.com/
https://www.facebook.com/zora.oneill

Events:
July 7, Portland, OR: Powell’s Books on Hawthorne
July 8, Seattle: The Elliott Bay Book Company
July 11, San Francisco: Green Apple Books on the Park
July 12, Corte Madera, CA: Book Passage

Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit…

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