Barry Lopez, whose latest book is “Horizon” in conversation with Richard Wolinsky. From the National Book Award-winning author of the now-classic “Arctic Dreams,” a vivid, poetic, capacious work that recollects the travels around the world and the encounters–human, animal, and natural–that have shaped an extraordinary life.

Armistead Maupin, author of the Tales of the City novels and other works, in conversation with Richard Wolinsky, recorded June 14, 2007 at KPFA following the publication of “Michael Tolliver Lives,” which features one of the key characters from the series. In the interview he discusses the origin of the series of books. A fourth series of Tales of the City was released on Netflix in June, 2019.

Patricia Marx and Roz Chast, co-authors of the humor book, “Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?: A Mother’s Suggestions,” talk about their work and life with host Richard Wolinsky. Patricia Marx is a staff writer on the New Yorker magazine, and writes various comic pieces, and Roz Chast is a cartoonist whose work is recognizable to anyone who has looked through the New Yorker’s pages.

Tony Horwitz (1958 – May 27, 2019) discusses his most recent book, “Spying on the South” with host Richard Wolinsky. Recorded May 17, 2019 at the start of his book tour. The book follows the path of the creator of Central Park, Frederick Law Olmstead, down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers to the Mexican border.

Lisa See, whose latest novel is “The Island of Sea Women,” about the relationship between two women on South Korea’s Jeju Island, and about the culture and history of a place where gender roles were traditionally reversed. She is interviewed by Richard Wolinsky.