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Central Standard

Seg. 1: Celeste Ng | Seg. 2: Community Newspapers & Mayoral Election

Segment 1: Celeste Ng

Best-selling author Celeste Ng's most recent book is about a lot of things: idealism gone awry, the dark-side of suburbia, and just how complicated family relationships are.

Celeste Ng will discuss her novel Little Fires Everywhere at the Midcontinent Public Library-Woodneath Branch on Thursday, May 16 at 7 p.m. For more information, visit MyMCPL.org.

Segment 2, beginning at 23:38: Community newspapers

Representation is on a lot of people's minds as the Kansas City mayoral election ramps up. We visit with the Kansas City Call and Camp Magazine to find out what their readers are thinking about as the election draws near.

  • Eric Wesson, staff writer and columnist, The Call
  • Luke Walker, politics reporter, CAMP Magazine
Gina Kaufmann is the host of KCUR’s Central Standard, a talkshow fueled by curiosity and critical thinking. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.