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The Best of the Book Nook: Bill Hooper

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Bill Hooper being interviewed in 2010

Bill Hooper was a long time resident of Yellow Springs. He was responsible for the construction of over 300 houses over the course of his career as a contractor. He was also involved in many building projects on behalf of Antioch University while he served as a trustee of this institution.

He oversaw major building projects on the Antioch campuses in Seattle, Washington and Keene, New Hampshire. Hooper was also involved in numerous Antioch building projects here in Yellow Springs, including the current WYSO studios which opened in 1995.

Bill Hooper died last month at the age of 91. In this archived edition of the Book Nook he reflected on his long association with Antioch. He also talked about some of the stories he wrote in a collection of his personal memoirs; "Tall Tales and Short Ones." This interview was recorded in 2010.

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Vick Mickunas introduced the Book Nook author interview program for WYSO in 1994. Over the years he has produced more than 1500 interviews with writers, musicians, poets, politicians, and celebrities. Listen to the Book Nook with Vick Mickunas for intimate conversations about books with the writers who create them. Vick Mickunas reviews books for the Dayton Daily News and the Springfield News Sun.