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Los Angeles, CA

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Realizing that book fans wanted a show that addresses their eclectic intellectual tastes, “Kari Moran’s BookRadio Show” presents a broad spectrum of best-selling books in the three top-selling genres: Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction, Self-Help. On “Kari Moran’s BookRadio Show” you won’t hear about Politics or Polemics but you will be introduced to Authors of terrific books on just about everything else! Each show features three new titles covering History, cutting edge Science, Biographies, Societal issues, Cultural evolution, Psychology and Business. We’ll also call your attention to notable Novels and an occasional Thriller that any fan would love to take to the Beach! So, sit back and join me and my talented Guest Authors for an hour featuring Five Chapters designed to inform, entertain and enrich your reading life.

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Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 200 (07/22/15)

7/22/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “PROJECT ANIMAL FARM” An Accidental Journey Into the Secret World of Farming and the Truth about Our Food by Sonia Faruqi When 25-year old Investment Banker Sonia Faruqi involuntarily found herself transitioning from New York to Toronto thanks to the Great Recession, she decided to take a break between jobs and volunteered to work on a small organic dairy farm. Her romantic notions of a "Little House On The Prairie" were quickly...

Duration: 00:54:12


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 199 (07/15/15)

7/15/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “ALLEN KLEIN” The Man Who Bailed Out the Beatles, Made the Stones, and Transformed Rock & Roll by Fred Goodman - Award-winning Author and Former "Rolling Stone" Editor Allen Klein, a formerly obscure Accountant from New Jersey, finagled his way into the music business in the 1960's when record companies were making big bucks and paying their Artists chump change. In addition to the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, other rising stars...

Duration: 00:45:31


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 198 (07/08/15)

7/8/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “RISE OF THE ROBOTS” Technology And The Threat of A Jobless Future by Martin Ford In his latest book, Software Entrepreneur Martin Ford provides an eye-opening insider's look into the growing economic threat of robotic technology. Machines driven by Artificial Intelligence are rapidly becoming more productive, capable and too smart for our own good! You may be thinking, sure, digitally-controlled machines are being developed and...

Duration: 00:42:40


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 197 (06/25/15)

6/25/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “BLACKOUT” Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget by Sarah Hepola When she finally decided she could let go of her "primal" need for alcohol in the summer of 2010, 40-year old Sarah Hepola, a writer and Editor at Salon.com, ended a string of booze-soaked blackouts that began in her teens when she fell in love with what she called "the gasoline of all adventure"....and she had plenty of that. Years later she even did a stand-up...

Duration: 00:50:15


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 196 (06/16/15)

6/16/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “LEAVING ORBIT” Notes From The Last Days of American Spaceflight by Margaret Lazarus Dean 2015 marks the 50th Anniversary of Astronaut Alan Shepard's successful trip aboard the "Freedom 7" – the first American to rocket 116 miles into Space. When she was just seven, Author Margaret Lazarus Dean visited The Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. Over the next few years, her fascination with Astronauts like Shepard, space flight...

Duration: 00:49:13


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 193 (05/06/15)

5/6/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “ON PLUTO” Inside the Mind of Alzheimer's by Greg O'Brien Greg O'Brien was 59 when he got a double whammy diagnosis: early onset Alzheimer's disease and cancer. For O'Brien, a successful New England newspaperman, Publisher and Author, it was the genetic luck of the draw. His mother and grandfather died from Alzheimer's and his father succumbed to cancer. Now 64, O'Brien is entering the "moderate" stage of Alzheimer's and is...

Duration: 00:55:19


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 192 (04/28/15)

4/28/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “I SEE YOU MADE AN EFFORT” Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50 (Now in Paperback) by Annabelle Gurwitch What's the best way a woman can successfully confront middle age? Is 50 the new 40? Nope, 50 is still 50 even if you nip, tuck, fill and shell out the big bucks for "cosmeceuticals" laughs Author and Comedic Actress Annabelle Gurwitch. She presents a series of riotously funny and sometimes very...

Duration: 00:55:25


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 191 (04/21/15)

4/21/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “A NATION IN PAIN” Healing Our Biggest Health Problem by Judy Foreman (Encore from 01/27/14) Chronic pain has become America's worst health problem....impacting the lives of 100 million U-S adults and costing our economy billions in lost productivity. The risk of suicide for men and women struggling with chronic pain is twice that of others. Nationally-syndicated Health Columnist and Harvard Ethics Fellow, Judy Foreman contends the...

Duration: 00:50:56


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 190 (04/15/15)

4/15/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “THE PROFESSOR IN THE CAGE” Why Men Fight and Why We Like To Watch by Jonathan Gottschall This book explores the history and the science of violence. This month, the boxing world is gearing up for what's being billed as "The Fight of The Century" between welterweight challenger Manny Pacquiao and undefeated Champ Floyd Mayweather.. The fight, which is scheduled for May 2nd, has been in the planning stages for 5 years and each...

Duration: 00:49:21


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 187 (03/17/15)

3/16/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “SPRING CHICKEN” Stay Young Forever (Or Die Trying) by Bill Gifford - N.Y. Times Best-Selling Author With 10,000 men and women reaching 65 in America every day, it's no wonder the anti-aging industry is booming! But beyond risky Human Growth Hormone shots, mega-vitamin elixirs and seaweed-based creams, why do some people actually look and feel fabulously healthy at 70 while others look and feel washed up at 50? Beyond plastic...

Duration: 00:52:59


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 186 (03/10/15)

3/10/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “COINED” The Rich Life of Money and How Its History Has Shaped Us by Kabir Sehgal - V.P. Emerging Equities - J.P. Morgan N.Y. Times Best-Selling Author Money is exchanged as an expression of value and the pursuit of it has become an almost universal goal. So which view of money would you chose: "More is better" or "enough is enough"? Most of us would choose the former; others would favor the more detached, spiritual view of the...

Duration: 00:54:27


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 185 (03/03/15)

3/3/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “WOMEN AFTER ALL” Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy by Melvin Konner, M.D. It's evident that an unstoppable evolutionary move toward equality between the sexes is underway. But, in his insightful yet controversial new book, Harvard-trained Medical Doctor and Anthropologist Melvin Konner explains that, while men and women complement each other, more than 150 years of research shows that women are biologically and...

Duration: 00:45:50


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 184 (02/24/15)

2/24/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “THE WINEMAKER'S HAND” Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir by Natalie Berkowitz Human beings have been converting grapes into wine for thousands of years—long enough, it would seem, to have developed an elixir nuanced to perfection. But wine expert Natalie Berkowitz, who taught Wine Appreciation for more than a decade at Barnard College and Columbia University, says Mother Nature needs "The Winemaker's Hand" with its...

Duration: 00:53:13


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 183 (02/17/15)

2/17/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “TOUCH” The Science of Hand, Heart and Mind by David J. Linden, PhD. Of the 5 main senses, touch is one of the most important and yet, after the age of 20, our capacity to feel touch diminishes by 1% each year! Touch is paramount to both physical and emotional development...in fact, it's the very first sense we develop -- at the very tender age of 8 weeks, while in our mother's womb. In "Touch", Johns Hopkins Neuroscience Professor...

Duration: 00:50:13


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 182 (02/10/15)

2/10/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “CHASING THE SCREAM” The First And Last Days of The War on Drugs by Johann Hari Heroin, Cocaine and "the evil weed" Marijuana, were first banned in the U.S. a century ago under the Harrison Narcotics Tax Act. Harry Anslinger, the Federal Bureau of Narcotics Chief who launched the drug war in the 1930's, targeted Latinos, African-Americans and Chinese. His Agents hounded singer Billie Holliday for her heroin habit but covered up...

Duration: 00:53:27


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 181 (02/03/15)

2/3/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “THE BRAIN'S WAY OF HEALING” Remarkable Discoveries And Recoveries From The Frontiers Of Neuroplasticity by Norman Doidge, M.D. - Author of the New York Times Bestseller "The Brain That Changes Itself" Modern science is discovering some amazing things about the highly dynamic and sophisticated capabilities of the human brain, including its ability to rewire itself and regenerate neurons damaged by disease or trauma. Researchers are...

Duration: 00:51:44


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 180 (01/26/15)

1/26/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “FLASH POINTS” The Emerging Crisis in Europe by George Friedman - Founder & Chairman of Stratfor Global Intelligence Is the European Union that was founded in 1993 to ensure peace and prosperity fracturing? George Friedman, founder of Stratfor, the world's leading private intelligence company, thinks so. Friedman's previous books include New York Times Best-sellers "The Next Decade" and "The Next 100 Years". In "Flashpoints",...

Duration: 00:53:22


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 178 (01/12/15)

1/12/2015
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “LIVING THE SECULAR LIFE” New Answers To Old Questions by Phil Zuckerman Recent polls show 30% of Americans are living their lives without faith in God. Millions more profess to be "spiritual but not religious." Despite prejudice, secular humanism, the belief that we're capable of living morally upright, fulfilled lives without God and organized religion, is being embraced by growing numbers of men and women from all walks of life....

Duration: 00:47:50


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 177 (12/29/14)

12/29/2014
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “RARE” The High Stakes Race to Satisfy Our Need for the Scarcest Metals on Earth by Keith Veronese What does your Smartphone and flat screen TV have in common with a Toyota Prius or a Tesla? They're all built using increasingly rare or hard to find metals. In fact, some of the scarcest metals on Earth have become essential in recent years...used for everything from catalytic converters to video game systems. The U.S., Japan and Great...

Duration: 00:52:10


Kari Moran's BookRadio Show: Episode 176 - CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY REMIX (12/22/1

12/22/2014
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Click here to Download the Episode. Chapter 1: Non-Fiction “BRILLIANT BLUNDERS” From Darwin to Einstein – Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe by Mario Livio, PhD. - Encore from 09/23/13 Their names are enshrined in the Pantheon of Science yet Naturalist Charles Darwin who was unaware his theory of Natural Selection didn't jive with the prevailing theory of heredity; British Physicist Lord Kelvin grossly miscalculated the age of the...

Duration: 00:46:34

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