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David writes both histories and biographies and has narrated many a broadcast program. His latest book is "The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris....

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 12, 2013
  • Length: 10:02
  • Purchases: 1
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A National Book Award finalist, Kent writes about the residents of a small town in fictional Holt County on the plains of eastern Colorado. His new...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: May 16, 2013
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Although Andre is perhaps best known for his novel, "House of Sand and Fog," this is a memoir about tough times growing up in Massachusetts. This i...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: May 03, 2013
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kate Rosenberger@Dog Eared Books, Credit: Jenny Attiyeh
Be it a curmudgeonly Galwegian on the West coast of Ireland, an erudite scholar in Dublin or a literary motorcyclist 'flower child' of San Francisc...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Dec 20, 2012
  • Length: 56:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pamela Redmond
Can we ever atone for the sins of the past? Or does each generation of women invent itself anew? In THE POSSIBILITY OF YOU, bestselling author Pam...

  • Added: May 09, 2012
  • Length: 13:39
Caption: Nicholson Baker
Part of "Whose Words These Are," our look at poetry in our time: first Christopher Lydon in conversation with novelist Nicholson Baker, whose novel...

Bought by KALW, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KUT, WCAI / WNAN, WEOS and more


  • Added: Apr 04, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Jane Lindholm and John Irving, Credit: Sarah Ashworth
Vermont Public Radio's Jane Lindholm sits down for a wide-ranging interview with novelist John Irving at his home in Vermont. Short and long versio...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 16, 2010
  • Length: 46:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lovejoy Brook Farm, Credit: Jenny Attiyeh
From Thoreau's rural journal to the science of the mind to 36 arguments for the existence of God to classical music to the future of farming (whew!...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Feb 11, 2010
  • Length: 57:30
  • Purchases: 1
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THE LAST STATION -- Writer/director Michael Hoffman talks with Andrea Chase about using Chekhov to get to Tolstoy, why love is as wondrous and infu...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2010
  • Length: 16:04
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Director Lee Daniels talks to Andrea Chase about making the film, PRECIOUS: BASED ON THE NOVEL PUSH BY SAPPHIRE

  • Added: Nov 01, 2009
  • Length: 11:35
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Former poet laureate Robert Pinsky tackles King David of the Bible - the shepherd, poet, warrior and adulterer - in his "Life of David."

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 06, 2009
  • Length: 28:26
  • Purchases: 1
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An interview with Megan Marshall, the biographer of The Peabody Sisters -- three women who helped found the Transcendentalist movement in the mid-1...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Sep 06, 2009
  • Length: 35:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Virgil's Georgics: an interview with poet David Ferry, who recently translated Virgil's second great poem, The Georgics. We're joined by Virgil sch...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Sep 06, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Robert Silvers
What were they thinking?? A talk with MIT economist James Poterba about the motivations behind the economic crisis -- followed by an in-depth inter...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2009
  • Length: 55:00
Caption: Harvey Cox, Credit: Harvard University
Public intellectual Jack Beatty, theologist Harvey Cox and philosopher Simon Blackburn -- on ThoughtCast!

Bought by WRNC-LP and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Dec 07, 2008
  • Length: 57:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Craig Childs is interviewed about his book "Animal Dialogues".

Bought by NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Mar 31, 2008
  • Length: 19:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Very personal conversation with author Diane ACKERMAN about The Zoo Keeper's Wife, now a major film.

  • Added: Jan 16, 2008
  • Length: 29:30
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"The Face of Poetry" is an exhibit matching black and white photographs of some of the most important poets of the last 50 years with their poems.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2007
  • Length: 04:09