Tommy Orange discusses his novel “There There” about Native Americans in Oakland, and John Fisher of Theatre Rhino talks about how his theater company is dealing with the Covid shutdown. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.
Bookwaves/Artwaves presents in-depth interviews with authors of fiction and narrative non-fiction, delving deeply into political and social issues, literary technique, and the life of the author, along with interviews devoted to theatre and film, and archive interviews from Bookwaves and Probabilities. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.
An interview with Nicholas Meyer, whose latest Sherlock Holmes book, “The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols” just came out in trade paperback, followed by an archive interview with science fiction grand master Anne McCaffrey (1926-2011), recorded in 1992. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.
Pam MacKinnon, Artistic Director of A.C.T. discusses how the company has dealt with shutting down its theatres during the Covid pandemic, followed by a 2009 interview with author David Grann discussing his book, “The Lost City of Z.” Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.
An interview wth Joshua Furst, author of the novel, “Revolutionaries,” a roman a clef about Abbie Hoffman, now out in trade paperback, followed by a 2017 interview with actor Bill Irwin about Samuel Beckett and the one-man show, “On Beckett.” Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.
Bookwaves: Tribute to Richard A. Lupoff. A live book review program from July 1992 with Richard A. Lupoff, Richard Wolinsky and Shelley Singer. Artwaves: 1981 archive inteview with Walter Tevis, author of “The Hustler” and “The Queen’s Gambit.” Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.
On Bookwaves, an interview with Tea Obreht, author of the novel “Inland,” now out in trade paper. on Artwaves, an interview with Gamal Abdel Chasten, artistic director of “The Breath Project,” a series of videos focusing on social issues and social justice, produced by people of color. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.
Bookwaves: Terry Tempest Williams, author of “Erosion: Essays of Undoing” now out in trade paperback. Artwaves: Jeanne Sakata, playwright, “Hold These Truths,” now streaming through the TheatreWorks website. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.
On Bookwaves, historian Heather Cox Richardson talks about her Facebook column, “Letters from an American,” and her book, “How the South Won the Civil War.” On Artwaves, playwright Laurel Ollstein discusses “They Promised Her the Moon” and “Pandora.” Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.
Best-selling novelist Jonathan Safran Foer talks about how we can each alter our eating habits and help save the environment, and solo artist Hershey Felder discusses the live and career of George Gershwin. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky
Bookwaves/Artwaves is produced and hosted by Richard Wolinsky. Links to announced on-line and streaming local theatre & book events Bookwaves Gail Sheehy, one of America’s most distinguished journalists, known for her incisive profiles in the New Yorker and other magazines, died on August 24, 2020 of complications from pneumonia, possibly brought on by Covid-19. … Continued
The full hour is devoted to an interview with Roger Kahn, who died on February 6, 2020 at the age of 92, one of the icons in the world of baseball writing. In this 70-minute interview recorded on October 13, 1993, he discusses racism in baseball, his friendship with Jackie Robinson, the glory days of baseball in New York in the 1950s, and several other topics, and reads excerpts from his writing. He was interviewed by Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff. At the top of the hour, announcements of bookstore and theatre digital events.