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British writer Rupert Thomson discusses his eleventh novel, NEVER ANYONE BUT YOU, shortlisted for the 2018 American Library in Paris Book Award, t...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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We remember E.L. Doctorow who passed away on July 21, 2015, at the age of 84. The author of twelve novels, three volumes of short fiction, and a st...

Bought by WNJR and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jane Kaczmarek
Jane Kaczmarek ("Malcolm in the Middle") stars in the touching and humorous first piece, Napoleon in Exile, directed by Marsha Mason (four time Aca...

Bought by KUNM, New Hampshire Public Radio, WCPN, WCAI / WNAN, Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Jane Smiley discusses her 2014 book, SOME LUCK, the first in a trilogy that follows an Iowa farm family for more than a century. Smiley talks about...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and WNJR


  • Added: May 20, 2015
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Tonya Pinkins
In Forward Observer, Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins plays a harried Veterans Administration Hospital clerk. An elderly World War II veteran is giv...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting and KUNM


  • Added: Mar 17, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We give thanks for transformative writers in this episode entitled UNDERSTANDING OTHERS, a show that features excerpts from six programs that highl...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Richard Powers is indulging us in a runaway riff on music, in a little room in the Boston Athenaeum, on the top of Beacon Hill, overlooking the Old...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 47:52
  • Purchases: 1
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We finish National Novel Writing Month with the Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist Richard Ford, who sees fiction as a vehicle to provide renewal and ...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Nov 27, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Thomas Fox Averill
Thomas Fox Averill's novel RODE was named the 2012 Outstanding Western Novel by the National Cowboy Museum, Based on the American song "Tennessee ...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Sep 11, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Michael Silverblatt, Credit: Marc Goldstein
When David Foster Wallace died, he left behind drafts of a novel called The Pale King.

  • Added: Apr 13, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Michell Latiolis reveals how the death of her husband impacted the stories in her new collection Widow.

  • Added: Apr 07, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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During this program, Janet Fox talks about and reads from FAITHFUL, her debut novel for teens and young adult readers. She also talks about the con...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 27, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Actor who plays Special Agent Phillip Broyes in the Fringe. He has also appeared in Lost and The Wire.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2009
  • Length: 30:36
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Actor from Terminator: Sara Conner Chronicles discusses the series and his film work in No Country For Old Men and The Assassination Of Jesse James...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2009
  • Length: 42:20
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Susan Sontag and her last novel, "In America." Norman Mailer and his book, "Time of Our Time.

  • Added: Jan 10, 2008
  • Length: 54:30