Bookwaves/Artwaves – November 26, 2020: Tommy Orange – John Fisher


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.

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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.