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In three to five minute excerpts from his essays, this podcast illustrates the range of topics Rick Bailey writes about and samples the flavor of his work.Rick Bailey is the author of three collections of nonfiction, all published by University of Nebraska Press.American English, Italian Chocolate (2017)The Enjoy Agenda (2019)Get Thee to a Bakery (coming Spring 2021)He also writes a blog a rick-bailey.comwebsite: www.rick-bailey.comemail: baileyrv@gmail.com

Three to Five Rick Bailey

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In three to five minute excerpts from his essays, this podcast illustrates the range of topics Rick Bailey writes about and samples the flavor of his work.Rick Bailey is the author of three collections of nonfiction, all published by University of Nebraska Press.American English, Italian Chocolate (2017)The Enjoy Agenda (2019)Get Thee to a Bakery (coming Spring 2021)He also writes a blog a rick-bailey.comwebsite: www.rick-bailey.comemail: baileyrv@gmail.com

    "Sick Wild," from American English, Italian Chocolate

    "Sick Wild," from American English, Italian Chocolate

    This excerpt is from American English, Italian Chocolate, a memoir in essays published by University of Nebraska Press. Frogs are a canary in the coal mine. Their population is dying off. What does that mean for humans? The essay "Sick Wild" puts the die-off in context. For information about Rick Bailey's book, go to rick-bailey.com.

    • 3 min
    "Love at First Shite," from American English, Italian Chocolate

    "Love at First Shite," from American English, Italian Chocolate

    My paternal grandparents lived on a farm, with no indoor plumbing. 

    • 3 min
    "Say What?" from a recent blog post

    "Say What?" from a recent blog post

     At the far end of the room, a long table, a dozen men seated and leaning over their plates. 

    • 4 min
    "On Winetasting and the Limits of Winespeak," from Get Thee to a Bakery

    "On Winetasting and the Limits of Winespeak," from Get Thee to a Bakery

    On a scale of 0-3, 0 being never again, 3 being bring it on, I’d give this wine a 2. 

    • 4 min
    "Chalant," from The Enjoy Agenda

    "Chalant," from The Enjoy Agenda

    Be brave. Get a haircut in Italy. 

    • 3 min
    "Anyone Who Had a Half a Heart," from Get Thee to a Bakery.

    "Anyone Who Had a Half a Heart," from Get Thee to a Bakery.

    Burt Bacharach, the Jesus store, and a bout of constipation.

    • 3 min

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