Colum McCann, whose latest book is “Apeirogon,” is interviewed by Richard Wolinsky, followed by a 2004 interview with playwright Terrence McNally, who died on March 24, 2020 at the age of 81.
Bookwaves 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.
Interviews devoted to the arts, focusing on theatre and literature, with side-trips to film and non-fiction narratives. Also on tap: archive interviews from Probabilities and Bookwaves.
Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.
Bookwaves: Lisa See discusses her latest novel, “Island of Sea Women,” now out in trade paperback, with host Richard Wolinsky.
Arts-Waves: Clive Cussler (1931-2020) The best-selling author of the Dirk Pitt series, and several other adventure novels, died at the age of 88 on Feb. 24, 2020. This interview was recorded in 1994 on the publication of his novel, “Inca Gold” for the Probabilities radio series, he is interviewed by Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff.
Bookwaves: Lidia Yuknavitch, whose latest collection of stories, “Verge,” is interviewed by Richard Wolinsky.
Artwaves: Sondheim at 90. Richard Wolinsky interviews composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim, recorded 2011 in New York.
Salman Rushdie discusses his latest novel, “Quichotte” in the Bookwaves portion of the program. Then playwright Ricardo Perez Gonzales discusses his latest work, “Don’t Eat The Mangos” now playing at the Magic Theatre in San Francisco. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky. Also: Review of “Gloria” at ACT Strand Theatre.