The Author's Corner on Public Radio daily show: APRIL 2015

Series produced by Peter Johnson

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Weekdays, compelling brief 100-second readings by the authors of new books: authentic, contemporary, eclectic. "Many voices, many views, changing daily." Freshly entertain your listeners daily, then give them their next great read -- and help seal their station loyalty. We post only a few sample readings here on PRX. Drop them into the 2-minute top-of-the-hour window, with time left for your ID. You may easily zip-download free the current month's readings via the red link at the top of our Home Page: authorscornerDOTorg

Weekdays, compelling brief 100-second readings by the authors of new books: authentic, contemporary, eclectic. "Many voices, many views, changing daily." Freshly entertain your listeners daily, then give them their next great read -- and help seal their station loyalty. We post only a few sample readings here on PRX. Drop them into the 2-minute top-of-the-hour window, with time left for your ID. You may easily zip-download free the current month's readings via the red link at the top of our Home Page: authorscornerDOTorg


7 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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A boomer reflects: Years have a way of changing people's perspectives, indeed. Kim Gordon, rocker role model and founding member of Sonic Youth, re...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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Author Kara Richardson Whitely reads from her inspiring book, Gorge: My Journey Up Kilimanjaro at 300 Pounds. The world's highest free-standing mou...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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Scott Sampson (host of Dinosaur Train) reads a personal "story" from his book, How to Raise a Wild Child: The Art and Science of Falling In Love Wi...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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Though fleeting and in a self-deprecating context, "a**hole" is read by the author. This version bleeps the word.

Bought by WAMC and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
  • Purchases: 2
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Have some chuckles as Amy Poehler reads from her new book, Yes Please. Another example of our daily 100-second compelling readings you don't want y...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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Comedian Martin Short reads from his amusing memoir, I Must Say: My Life As A Humble Comedy Legend. When he auditions for a musical, someone destin...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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Author Albert Podell reads from his book, Around The World In 50 years: My Adventure to Every Country on Earth. In this passage, Albert is visiting...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:40