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Kathy Reichs Makes Bones Come Alive On The Page

Forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs has helped solve many mysteries in real life, on the bookshelf and on the small screen. On this edition of Up to Date, Steve Kraske spoke with the prolific author of the Temperance Brennan mystery novels and the inspiration for the TV series Bones.


  • Kathy Reichs, forensic anthropologist and author of Speaking in Bones and many other novels

Kathy Reichs speaks at Unity Temple on the Plaza at 7 p.m. July 23. For tickets, contact Rainy Day Books.

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When I host Up To Date each morning at 9, my aim is to engage the community in conversations about the Kansas City area’s challenges, hopes and opportunities. I try to ask the questions that listeners want answered about the day’s most pressing issues and provide a place for residents to engage directly with newsmakers. Reach me at steve@kcur.org or on Twitter @stevekraske.