Bookwaves Heard on:
KPFA, 94.1 FM Berkeley California, Thursdays 3:00 pm.
WRFA, 107.9 FM, Jamestown, NY
Wednesdays, 10:30 am
WERU, 89.9 FM Blue Hill and 102.9 FM, Bangor, Maine
Fridays, 5:00 am
KGHI, 91.5 FM, Westport, Washington
Sundays, 1 pm
WRFI, 91.1 FM, Watkins Glen; 88.1 FM, Ithaca; 89.9 FM, Odessa, NY
Wednesday 5:30 am
WOOL, 95.1 FM Southern VT & NH
Saturdays, 7:00 am
KRFI, 88.5 FM, Idaho Panhandle
Wednesdays, 6:00 pm
KYAQ, 91.7FM, Lincoln County Oregon
5undays, 5:30 pm.
KXCR, 90.7 FM Florence Oregon
Fridays, 11:30 am
Global Community Radio Network
Tursdays, 2:00 pm
WPHX, 101.9 Ruskin Florida
Saturdays, 11:30 am
KPPQ, 104.1 FM Venura California
KPSQ, 97.3, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Sundays 10 am,
KURU, 89.1 FM Gila NM
Fridays, 4;:00 pm
CHMR, 93.5FM St. Johns, NL, Canada
Saturdays, 9:00 am
KBOO, 90.7 FM, Portland, Oregon
Between The Covers, Thursdays, 11 am
KOWA, 106.5 FM. Olympia, Wash.
KFCF, 88.1 FM, Fresno, California
Mondays, 3:00 pm
Thursdays 3:00 pm Pacific
On Line: see individual station listings.
Bookwaves & Arts-Waves
These podcasts contain extended interviews from Bookwaves and Arts-Waves. Bay Area Theater also contains reviews, commentaries, and guest interviews.
July 12, 2018
Bookwaves: Nancy McLean author of Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America.
July 9, 2018
Arts-Waves: American Conservatory Theatre Special: Carey Perloff interviews Khaled Hosseini, author of A Thousand Splendid Suns, and Ursula Rani Sarma, playwright of the ACT production, which runs July 17-29, 2018. Recorded January 17, 2017 on stage at the Geary Theatre.
July 5, 2018
Bookwaves: Harlan Ellison (1934-2018)
Interview recorded recorded in San Francisco on September 15, 1997, while he was on tour for his collection, Slippage. Hosts; Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff
July 2, 2018
Arts-Waves: Salman Rushdie, author of the novel The Golden House.
June 28, 2018
Bookwaves: Simon Winchester, author of The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World.
June 25, 2018
Arts-Waves: Adam Gopnik, author of At The Strangers Gate.
June 21, 2018
Bookwaves (Art-Waves Special): Len Cariou, solo performer, Broadway and the Bard, at the Lesher Center, June 21-24, 2018
June 18, 2018
Arts-Waves: Octavio Solis, playwright of Quixote Nuevo at California Shakespeare Theatre, June 13 through July 1, 2018,
June 14, 2018
Bookwaves: Norman Mailer (1923-2007)
Program based on interviews recorded November 6, 1995 with Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff and May 19, 1998 with Richard A. Lupoff.
June 11, 2018
Arts-Waves: David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori, playwright and composer of Soft Power, at the Curran Theatre June 20-July 8, 2018.
June 7, 2018
Bookwaves: Tayari Jones, author of the novel, An American Marriage
June 4, 2018
Arts-Waves: Sheryl Kaller & Pamela Gray, director and playwright of A Walk on the Moon at ACT Geary Theatre, June 9-July 1, 2018
May 31, 2018
Bookwaves: Isaac Butler and Dan Kois, authors of The World Only Spins Forward: The Ascent of Angels in America.
May 28, 2018
Arts-Waves: Tom Perrotta, author of the novels Mrs. Fletcher and The Leftovers.
May 7, 2018
Arts-Waves: Liz Diamond, director of Father Comes Home from the Wars, Parts 1, 2 and 3 by Suzan-Lori Parks, April 25 - May 20, 2018.
May 3, 2018
Bookwaves: Michael David Lukas, author of The Last Watchman of Old Cairo.
April 30, 2018
Arts-Waves: Ian Rankin, author of the novel, Rather Be The Devil
Posted April 30, 2018
Podcast: Tom Alan Robbins, actor, Head Over Heels, at the Curran April 10 - May 6, 2018
April 26, 2018
Bookwaves: Tony Kushner, playwright, Angels in America, recorded March 17, 2006.
April 23, 2018
Arts-Waves: Cherilyn Parsons, founder and director of the Bay Area Book Fair, April 28-29, 2018 in Berkeley.
April 19, 2018
Bookwaves: Andrew Sean Greer, author of the novel Less, winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
April 16, 2018
Arts-Waves: Michael Mayer, director, Head Over Heels, at the Curran April 10 - May 6, 2018.
April 12, 2018
Bookwaves: Ariel Levy, author of the memoir The Rules Do Not Apply.
April 9, 2018
Arts-Waves: Jessica Hagedorn, playwright of The Gangster of Love, at the Magic Theatre, April 11-May 6, 2018
April 6, 2018
Bookwaves: Steven Saylor, author of The Throne of Caesar.
Posted April 4, 2018
Podcast: Rachel York, actor, Head Over Heels, at the Curran April 10 - May 6, 2018
April 2, 2018
Arts-Waves: Paul Auster, author of 4 3 2 1
March 29, 2018
Bookwaves: Peter Carey, author of the novel,
A Long Way from Home.
March 26, 2018
Arts-Waves: Richard Fouts, playwright and Suze, Allen, director, The Birthday Lottery at Z Space, March 29 - April 1, 2018
March 22, 2018
Bookwaves: Joyce Maynard, author of the memoir, The Best of Us.
March 19, 2018
Arts-Waves: Ryan Weible, director, Saturday Night by Stephen Sondheim, at 42nd St. Moon Gateway Theatre through April 15, 2018.
March 15, 2018
Bookwaves: Tim Kreider, author of I Wrote This Book Because I Love You.
March 12, 2018
Arts-Waves: Peter Mayle (1939-2018), author of A Year in Provence and Encore Provence. Recorded October 18, 1999.
February 19, 2018
Arts-Waves: Otessa Moshfegh, author of Homesick for Another World.
February 15, 2018
Bookwaves: Trina Robbins, author of the memoir, Last Girl Standing.
February 12, 2018
Arts-Waves: Joy Carlin, director, Widowers' Houses by George Bernard Shaw at Aurora Theatre through March 4, 2018.
February 5, 2018
Arts-Waves: Margaret Atwood, 1989.
Interview recorded February 22, 1989, focusing on The Handmaid's Tale and Cat's Eye. Hosts:
Richard Wolinsky, Richard A. Lupoff and Lisa Goldstein
February 1, 2018
Bookwaves: Ursula K. LeGuin (1928-2018)
Interview recorded September 29, 2000 while on tour of The Telling. Hosts; Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff.
January 29, 2018
Arts-Waves: George Saunders, author of the novel Lincoln in the Bardo.
January 25, 2018
Bookwaves: Nathan Englander, author of Dinner at the Center of the Earth.
January 22, 2018
Arts-Waves: John Kolvenbach, playwright, Reel to Reel, at Magic Theatre through February 25, 2018.
January 18, 2018
Bookwaves: Douglas Preston, author of The Lost City of the Monkey God. Rebroadcast
January 15, 2018
Arts-Waves: The Gershwin Project II: Deena Rosenberg, author of Fascinating Rhythm and Michael Strunsky of the Gershwin Trust, recorded August 14, 1992.
Hosts: Richard Wolinsky & Alex Davis.
January 11, 2018
Bookwaves: Sue Grafton (1940-2017)
Program contains excerpts from two interviews
January 8, 2018
Arts-Waves: Judith Ivey, actress, The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter, directed by Carey Perloff, at ACT Geary Theatre through February 4, 2018.
January 4, 2018
Bookwaves: Helen Benedict, author of the novel Wolf Season.
January 1, 2018
Arts-Waves: Cleve Jones, author of When We Rise. Recorded live January 23, 2017.
December 28, 2017
Bookwaves: Kate Jessica Raphael, author of Murder Under the Fig Tree: A Palestine Mystery.
December 25, 2017
Arts-Waves: James Gleick, author of Time Travel.
Recorded before the current administration; would that we could go back.
December 21, 2017
Bookwaves: Jeffrey Eugenides, author of the collection, Fresh Complaint.
December 18, 2017
Arts-Waves: Richard Connema, Bay Area theatre critic, Hollywood stills photographer, 1946-1993.
December 4, 2017
Arts-Waves: Rabih Alameddine, author of The Angel of History. Rebroadcast
November 30, 2017
Bookwaves: Bill Hayes, author of Insomniac City: New York, Oliver and Me, and co-editor of the posthumous collection of essays, The River of Consciousness by Oliver Sacks
November 27, 2017
Arts-Waves: Lisa Peterson, Associate Director of Berkeley Rep, and director of Watch On The Rhine at Berkeley Rep through Jan.12, 2018.
November 23, 2017
Bookwaves: Margot Livesey, author of the novel Mercury. Rebroadcast
November 20, 2017
Arts-Waves: Bill English, Artistic Director of San Francisco Playhouse. Yearly update on the past season, the upcoming season and Playhouse projects and programs.
November 16, 2017
Bookwaves: Roz Chast, author of Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York and cartoonist in The New Yorker magazine.
November 13, 2017
Arts-Waves: Emma Keith, producer of England's National Theatre Live telecasts.
November 9, 2017
Bookwaves: Stephen Greenblatt, author of The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve
November 6, 2017
Arts-Waves: Maria Semple, author of the novel Today Will Be Different. Rebroadcast.
November 2, 2017
Bookwaves: Salman Rushdie, author of The Golden House.
October 30, 2017
Arts-Waves. Loretta Greco, Artistic Director, Magic Theatre; director, The Eva Trilogy by Barbara Hammond, through Nov. 12, 2017 at the Magic.
October 26, 2017
Bookwaves: Nancy MacLean, author of Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America
October 23, 2017
Arts-Waves: Jonathan Moscone, Chief of Civic Engagement at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.
October 19, 2017
Bookwaves: Adam Gopnik, author of At The Strangers Gate
October 16, 2017
Arts-Waves: Susan Vreeland (1946-2017) author of Girl in Hyacinth Blue and The Passion or Artimisia, recorded in 2002.
October 12, 2017
Bookwaves: Elizabeth Rosner, author of Survivor Cafe: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory.
October 9, 2017
Arts-Waves: Kazuo Ishiguro, author of The Buried Giant and winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature.
October 5, 2017
Bookwaves: Joseph Kanon, author of the novel Defectors.
October 2, 2017
Arts-Waves: Lillian Ross (1918-2017), recorded in 2002 while on tour for her memoir, Reporting Back: Notes on Journalism.
September 11, 2017
Arts-Waves: Taylor Mac, playwright/performer, A 24 Decade History of Popular Music.
September 7, 2017
Bookwaves: Andrew Sean Greer, author of the novel Less.
September 4, 2017
Arts-Waves: Christina Augello, Artistic Director, San Francisco Fringe Festival, Sept 8-23, 2017
Contains links to earlier archives to 2001.
Clark Blaise & Bharati Mukherjee at Pegasus Bookstore in Berkeley, 2011
All Bookwaves shows that can be heard on-line are listed and linked alphabetically.
Frank M. Robinson (1926-2014)
Century: An Illustrated History; Waiting
Recorded February 9, 2000 (40 min)
Aired September 9, 2004 (34 min)