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Monday, January 26 – Jill Kandel grew up in North Dakota, but she has also lived and worked in Zambia, Indonesia, England and the Netherland. Her new book is getting great reviews. She joins us to talk about “So Many Africas: Six Years in a Zambian Village.” It’s the 2014 winner of the Autumn House Nonfiction Prize. ~~~ The point-in-time survey is a measure of homelessness. It happens every year in January. Prairie Public’s Todd McDonald visits with Dan Mahli, the community development administrator for the city of Fargo; and Michael Carbone, the executive director of the North Dakota Coalition for Homeless People, Inc. to see how North Dakota’s numbers compare with years past.

Tuesday, January 27 – “Lentil Underground” is the story of a colorful group of pioneers who confronted the global food system. Author Liz Carlisle’s book chronicles the grassroots efforts of Montana producers to buck the entrenched power of agribusiness’s one percent.

Wednesday, January 28 – Ashley Thornberg visits with Diane Mills and Tom Johnson, two musicians hoping to land a spot in NPR’s “Tiny Desk” concert series, a feature of All Songs Considered with host Bob Boilen that stages musical performances in his small office.

Thursday, January 29 – It’s been a busy movie season, and Matt Olien joins us with his latest review. ~~~ This week’s subject for Chef Tim Rosendahl is “pomelos.” ~~~Ashley and Bill have our “What’s Happening” calendar of events.

Friday, January 30 – It’s time for our monthly editors’ roundtable with news director Dave Thompson and special guests.

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