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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.

Margaret Verble Offers An Authentic Journey Inside Cherokee America

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Author Margaret Verble, an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, is set to appear at the 2019 Kentucky Women Writers Conference this week. In this installment of Bookmarks, she speaks with conference director Julie Wrinn about capturing an authentic take on Native American culture — in ways that are both universal and surprising. 

The conference runs from September 19-22. 

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.