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Riyaaz Qawwali represents the diversity and plurality of South Asia. The ensemble’s musicians, who are settled in the United States, hail from Indi...

Bought by KMXT, WMUU-LP, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Vaddey Ratner, Credit: Christina Sherk
Vaddey Ratner's novel, In the Shadow of the Banyan honors her lost family

Bought by WNJR, WMUU-LP, and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Yu Hua and Michael Berry Beijing August 2010  , Credit: courtesy of Michael Berry
Michael Berry reflects on the art of translating Yu Hua’s influential novel and new Big Read title To Live into English

Bought by KPIP-LP, WRIR, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Kao Kalia Yang
Kao Kalia Yang's book, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir is a personal story that speaks to the moment.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 29, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Xu Haofeng, San Francisco, CA 5/31/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Xu Haofeng talks curved knives, revealing secrets, and what he owes War Kong Wei.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 13:30
Caption: Beverly Parenti, The Last Mile
Human trafficking is estimated to be in the millions--yet only a fraction of it is reported. And taxpayers spend $60,000 per person, per year on in...

Bought by KKRN, KWMR, KSJD, and WRIR


  • Added: May 20, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
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It’s 1938 in San Francisco. War is brewing around the world, but America's entry into World War II is still several years away. Meanwhile in this ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bora Yoon, Credit: Leslie Van Stelte.
Bora Yoon talks about building the sonic design of her album Sunken Cathedral.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WABE


  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Julie Otsuka, Credit: Robert Bessoir
Julie Otsuka’s first novel When the Emperor Was Divine explores her family’s history in the Japanese-American internment camps during World War II.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jane Chu, Credit: Courtesy of the Kauffman Center for the Arts
Jane Chu shares her ideas for the agency and the place of art in her own life.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: David Mura, Credit: Courtesy of American Program Bureau, Inc.
Poet, Writer and Spoken-Word Performer David Mura uses his considerable talents as a poet, novelist, memoirist and performer to explore what it me...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 27:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Arkady Renko, a senior investigator in the Moscow prosecutor's office, is back. Smith’s first book in this 8-book series was “Gorky Park” published...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 16, 2014
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Singer-songwriter Josh Vasa, Credit: Tanner Latham
Birmingham, Alabama, singer-songwriter Josh Vasa of the band Sanyasi talks about his Indian heritage, writing, and the value of cheesy lyrics.

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 08:24
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Prashant Bhargava, San Francisco, CA 5/29/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Prashant Bhargava talks family, favors, and firsts.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2012
  • Length: 22:48
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Wayne Wang talks high heels, bound feet, and radical Quakers

  • Added: Jul 12, 2011
  • Length: 16:21
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Christine Yao talks talks ethics, passion, and banking

  • Added: Jun 12, 2011
  • Length: 18:06