This week’s theme for Ad Astra is Book Club, and we’re telling stories about reading and writing in Lawrence.











Ad Astra’s Book Club show originally aired Oct. 11, 2012

The PBR Book Club
Reporter Claire McInerny sat in on a meeting of the PBR Book Club, while the group discussed Winter’s Bone. Visit the group’s blog at

A visit to the Dusty Bookshelf
The Dusty Bookshelf, a local bookstore, ihas a new s a staple on Mass. St. Reporter Kaitlin Brennan spent some time with the employees to discover a few of the business’ secrets.

The birth of The Siren
KU’s new literary journal, open to submissions from only undergraduate writers, sat down with Kaitlin Brennan to talk about their new publication. To contact the editors, email

Spoken word performances
A few spoken word poets stopped by the studio to perform their favorite pieces.


Ad Astra Radio airs every Thursday from 7-8 p.m. If interested in contributing to Ad Astra’s show, contact Sara Sneath at Follow the show on Twitter @AdAstraRadio1 and on Facebook by searching for Ad Astra Radio.