Talking Volumes 2015 season guide

Talking Volumes
Talking Volumes

Minnesota Public Radio, Star Tribune, and The Loft Literary Center are proud to announce the 16th season of Talking Volumes. All Talking Volumes are hosted by award-winning journalist Kerri Miller.

This season, Talking Volumes will be bringing John Irving to Ted Mann Concert Hall on the University of Minnesota Campus. All other shows will be at The Fitzgerald Theater in downtown St. Paul.

The 2015 Season

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September 15th: Jonathan Franzen and "Purity"

October 25th: Jeffrey Cranor and Joseph Fink, co-authors of "Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel"

November 6th: John Irving and "Avenue of Mysteries" at Ted Mann Concert Hall

November 10th: Stacy Schiff and "The Witches"

December 2nd: Jane Smiley and "Golden Age"

About the Host

Kerri Miller
Talking Volumes host Kerri Miller.
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Kerri Miller joined Minnesota Public Radio in June 2004 as host of Minnesota Public Radio News Midmorning and of Talking Volumes, the joint book club of MPR and the Star Tribune in collaboration with the Loft Literary Center. She has been a radio and television news reporter since 1981. She has won numerous awards, including the Society of Professional Journalists National Achievement Award, Minnesota Broadcasters Award, the Associated Press Award and a Gracie award from the Alliance for Women in Media.

About Tickets

Season tickets for Talking Volumes range from $69.00-$75.00. Single tickets range from $25.00-$30.00 with a VIP experience at $50.00. Members of Minnesota Public Radio, Star Tribune, and The Loft Literary Center receive a $2.00 discount on each standard price tier. Season tickets go on sale July 7th, and single tickets on July 23rd. Call the Minnesota Public Radio box office at 651-290-1200 or visit us on-line at for more information.

About Talking Volumes

Talking Volumes, a partnership of Minnesota Public Radio and the Star Tribune, in collaboration with The Loft Literary Center, is a winner of the prestigious Gracie Allen Award. Talking Volumes was noted for its superior quality in writing, production and programming. The program spotlights books with feature articles, live broadcasts with the author, in-person readings and discussions, and more.