Otessa Moshfegh, whose short story collection, “Homesick for Another World,” has just been published, is interviewed by host Richard Wolinsky. Author of the highly regarded novel “Eileen,” Moshfegh’s latest collection features misfits struggling to survive in the modern world. Her writing is very dark, and often very funny.
Bookwaves on Cover to Cover
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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. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.
Douglas Preston, author of “The Lost City of the Monkey God” in conversation with Richard Wolinsky. Douglas Preston has written several works of fiction and non-fiction, including a best-selling series of thrillers co-written with Lincoln Child (the Agent Pendergast series). In his latest work of non-fiction, Preston delves into the story of a lost city in Honduras, in Mosquitia, and a civilization that vanished after the Spanish came to the Americas.
George Saunders, author of the novel “Lincoln in the Bardo,” in conversation with Richard Wolinsky. George Saunders is the highly acclaimed author of several short story collections, including “Tenth of December,” “CivilWarLand in Bad Decline,” “In Persuasion Nation” and others, along with political commentary that recently appeared in The New Yorker and other magazines.
Fund drive special with Mitch Jeserich. Subject: Jeff Sessions
Maria Semple, author of the novel “Today Will be Different,” interviewed by Richard Wolinsky. Author of the best-selling novel “Where’d You Go, Bernadette,” Maria Semple’s latest novel is a comic look at a day in the life of a wife and mother, dealing with the kinds of issues we all deal with, and trying to be better.
The theme music for all the Cover to Cover shows is excerpted from the the track “Amber” , which is available on iTunes and the like under the name of its composer/performer, Matthew Montfort. On CD and cassette, it was released by Narada Records on two guitar samplers: Guitar Works and Narada Guitar. They are … Continued
Robert Olen Butler, author of the novel “Perfume River,” in conversation with Richard Wolinsky. Robert Olen Butler is the author of several novels and short story collections. His collection, “A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain” won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The author of sixteen novels and six collections of short stories, his best-known works focus on the legacy of Vietnam, either looking at the war itself or on its aftermath in Vietnam and in America.
Margot Livesey discusses her latest novel, “Mercury,” with host Richard Wolinsky. Margot Livesey is known for writing literary psychological thrillers. Born and raised in Britain, she’s lived in the United States for several years, and “Mercury,” a tale of obsession and misunderstanding, is her first set in America. In this interview, she talks about writing the … Continued
Bill Irwin, creator and performer of “On Beckett,” at A.C.T.’s Strand Theatre through January 22, 2017, is interviewed by Richard Wolinsky. Bill Irwin is a Tony Award winning actor and performer, known for his work n Samuel Beckett plays. His day job consists of roles in multiple television series, most notably Sesame Street and the upcoming Legion.