In her new novel, Thisbe Nissen delves deep into the midlife crisis of a 50-year-old woman. Yes, women have them, too. Our Lady of the Prairie (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018) is Nissen’s third novel, along with a story collection and a cookbook.
Jazz Currents host Keith Hall spends time in the studio with engaging jazz pianist Josh Nelson , an artist with blazing talent whose history of experiences with top players, past and present, inform his music and conversation. Nelson, a frequent collaborator with vocalist Sara Gazarek , has nearly a dozen solo albums to his credit, most recently The Sky Remains (2017).