Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

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  • Musician authors on Midmorning
    Excerpts from Kerri Miller's conversations with three well-known musicians who have also written books.9:06 a.m.
    Rodney Crowell: Singer-songwriter and author. His new book is "Chinaberry Sidewalks."
    Janis Ian: Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter. Her autobiography "Society's Child" came out in 2009.
    Wesley Stace: Novelist and musician. He has released 15 albums under the name John Wesley Harding. His new novel is "Charles Jessold, Considered as a Murderer."
  • Revisiting Jane Eyre
    After more than 160 years, Charlotte Bronte's classic novel Jane Eyre remains incredibly popular and influential. We discuss the enduring appeal and relevance of Jane Eyre.10:06 a.m.
    Nicolas Dames: Theodore Kahan Associate Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University. He is the author of, among others, "Amnesiac Selves: Nostalgia, Forgetting, and British Fiction, 1810-1870" and "The Physiology of the Novel: Reading, Neural Science, and the Form of Victorian Fiction."
    Sandra Gilbert: Former Distinguished Professor of English Emerita at the University of California, Davis. She has written several books and is the co-author of "The Madwoman in the Attic," a landmark in feminist literary theory. Her new book is Rereading Women: Thirty Years of Exploring Our Literary Traditions.

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