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You've seen those "Employee Picks" racks at bookstores? Bookmarks is new monthly WUKY new feature designed to get the full story on local booksellers' favorite new selections - and provide listeners with reading suggestions from the people who know books best in their own community.

Aimee Zaring Discovers The Universal Language Of Food

Author Aimee Zaring pairs the stories of Kentucky refugees with the recipes that remind them of home in Flavors From Home, now available in hardback and paperback. On this episode of Bookmarks, we chat with Aimee and one of the refugees featured in the book, Sarah Mbombo.

Credit Josh James / WUKY
Flavors From Home author Aimee Zaring (right) and contributor Sarah Mbombo (left) hold copies of her book, now out in paperback.

Josh James fell in love with college radio at Western Kentucky University's student station, New Rock 92 (now Revolution 91.7). After working as a DJ and program director, he knew he wanted to come home to Lexington and try his hand in public radio.