Lidia Yuknavitch discusses her collection of short stories, “Verge.” The author of novels, essays, a memoir and short stories, Lidia Yuknavitch details life of people on the margins of society. Her new collection is culled from several years of her work, and much of the book was rewritten or written for the publication. She is interviewed by Richard Wolinsky, recorded at KPFA, February 7, 2020.
Stephen Sondheim at 90. The legendary composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim celebrates his ninetieth birthday on March 22, 2020. Lyricist for West Side Story; composer/llyricist for Company, Follies, Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George and other shows, he has perhaps made the greatest mark on musical theater since the days of Rodgers and Hammerstein. In this interview recorded in November 2011 at his townhouse in New York City for “Look! I Made a Hat!: the second volume of his collection of essays, he discusses his later works and his career with host Richard Wolinsky.
Photo of Stephen Sondheim by Richard Wolinsky, copyright 2010.