'Bookwaves on Cover to Cover' Archives
George Packer, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for The Unwinding.
Open Book: Bill English, Artistic Director of SF Playhouse in San Francisco.
Oscar Hijuelos: 2011 Interview
Jamie Ford, author of Songs of Willow Frost.
Judy Juanita, author of Virgin Soul
Margaret Atwood, author of the novel Maddaddam.
Junot Diaz discusses his collection, This Is How You Lose Her, now out in trade paperback. Rebroadcast.
Open Book: Ed Decker, Artistic Director of New Conservatory Theatre Center in San Francisco.
Michael Paterniti, author of The Telling Room
Helen Thomas (1920-2013) 1998 interview conducted by Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff.
David Gilbert, author of & Sons.
Andrew Sean Greer, author of The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells
Open Book: Joyce Carol Oates, author of The Accursed and Daddy Love.
Glenn Frankel, author of The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend
George Packer, author of The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America. Abbreviated fund-drive program.
Colum McCann, author of Transatlantic
Open Book: Richard Matheson (1927-2013), author of What Dreams May Come and other novels. Recorded in 1992, hosts: Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff. Never before aired.
Paul Theroux, author of The Last Train to Zona Verde and The Lower River.
Open Book: John Fisher, artistic director of Theatre Rhino in San Francisco and director of Drunk Enough to Say I Love You, playing at the Costume Shop through June 23rd.
Theatre Special: Hershey Felder, writer/star of George Gershwin Alone, at Berkeley Rep through July 7th.
Against the Grain: George Packer, author of The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America (50 min).
Open Book: Carey Perloff, Artistic Director of A.C.T., director of Arcadia, thru June 16th.
Walter Mosley, author of LIttle Green
Douglas Rushkoff, author of Present Shock (abbreviated fund-drive program)
Gerald Shea, author of Song Without Words (abbreviated fund-drive program)
Against The Grain: Judy Juanita, author of Virgin Soul (50 min).
Against The Grain: Gish Jen, author of Tiger Writing (50 min).
Jess Walter, author of Beautiful Ruins.
Against The Grain: Glenn Frankel, author of The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend.
Open Book: Tony Taccone, Artistic Director of Berkeley Rep in Berkeley.
Tribute to Roger Ebert (1942-2013). 2005 Interview rebroadcast.
Against The Grain: Douglas Rushkoff, author of Present Shock (50 min)
Sam Lipsyte, author of The Fun Parts.
Against The Grain: David Shields, author of
How Literature Saved My Life (50 min)
Manil Suri, author of City of Devi
Against The Grain: Gerald Shea, author of Song Without Words. (50 min)
Against The Grain: Joyce Carol Oates author of The Accursed and Daddy Love (50 min)
Cory Doctorow, author of Home Land
Dave Barry, author of Insane City.
Against The Grain: Lawrence Wright, author of Going Clear. and playwright of Fallaci, at Berkeley Rep through April 21, 2013. (50 min)
George Saunders, author of Tenth of December.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Fund Drive Program: Amy Wilentz, author of Farewell Fred Voodoo (20 minute segment)
Fund Drive program: George Saunders, author of Tenth of December. ( 20-minute segment).
Open Book: Loretta Greco, Artistic Director of the Magic Theatre and director of Se Llama Cristina, playing through February 24th.
Amy Wilentz, author of Farewell, Fred Voodoo.
Luis Alberto Urrea, author of Queen of America.
Terry Bisson, author of Any Day Now
Open Book: Jasson Minadakis, Artistic Director of Marin Theatre Company and director of Waiting for Godot, playing Jan 24-Feb. 17
Emma Donoghue, author of Astray and Room.
Feastured Interviews from 2012
Tom Reiss, author of the The Black Count
Sandra Cisneros, author of Have You Seen Marie?
A.M. Homes, author of May We Be Forgiven
Salman Rushdie, author of Joseph Anton
Program aired October 4, 2012.
Ray Bradbury, 1992 interview hosted by Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff
Jess Walter, author of Beautiful Ruins
Christopher Hayes, author of Twilight of the Elites.
Garry Marshall, author of the memoir, My Happy Days in Hollywood.
Program aired July 12 & 13, 2012
Peter Carey, author of The Chemistry of Tears
Program aired June 28, 2012
Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild
Program aired April 19 & May 20, 2012
Katherine Boo, author of beneath the beautiful forevers. Program aired March 22 & May 3, 2012
Hari Kunzru, author of the novel Gods Without Men.
Program aired April 12th & 13th, 2012
William Gibson, author of Distrust That Particular Flavor. Aired February 9, 2012
Alan Hollinghurst, author of The Stranger's Child.
Featured Interviews from 2011
Stephen Sondheim, author of Look! I Made a Hat.
Luis Alberto Urrea, author of The Hummingbird's Daughter and Queen of America
(sitting in for Denny Smithson)
Tony Horwitz, author of Midnight Rising.
Stephen Greenblatt, author of The Swerve
Susan Orlean, author of Rin Tin Tin, Part Two
Neal Stephenson, author of REAMDE
Amitav Ghosh, author of River of Smoke
For information on how to receive this interview (and Trillin's speech) as a DVD, go to kpfa.org
Helen Benedict, author of Sand Queen.
Rita Moreno, star of Rita Moreno: Life Without Makeup at Berkeley Rep through October 30, 2011
Kurt Vonnegut Archive interview from 1991, hosted by Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff.
Ashley Judd, author of All That is Bitter and Sweet. Abbreviated Fund Drive rebroadcast.
Erik Larson, author of In the Garden of Beasts
Henning Mankell, author of The Troubled Man: A Kurt Wallander Book.
Jacques d'Amboise, author of I Was a Dancer
Andre Dubus III, author of Townie
Ann Beattie, author of The New Yorker Stories
Colm Toibin, author of The Empty Family
Roseanne Barr, author of Roseanne-archy.
Featured Interviews from 2010
A.S. Byatt, author of The Children's Book
Michael Cunningham, author of By Nightfall.
Nora Ephron, author of I Remember Nothing.
Mona Simpson, author of My Hollywood.
Gail Collins, author of When Everything Changed and New York Times Op-Ed columnist. Aired October 21 & 28, 2010
David Mitchell, author of The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
Alan Furst, author of Spies of the Balkans
Jane Smiley, author of Private Life
David Grann, author of The Devil and Sherlock Holmes.
Ian McEwan, author of the novel Solar
Peter Hessler, author of Country Driving
Audrey Niffenegger, author of Her Fearful Symmetry and The Time Traveler's Wife.
Mary Karr, author of the memoir, Lit.
Clark Blaise & Bharati Mukherjee at Pegasus Bookstore in Berkeley, 2011
All Bookwaves shows that can be heard on-line are listed and linked alphabetically.
Chimananda Ngozi Adichie, Margaret Atwood, Dave Barry, Terry Bisson, Edwidge Danticat, Ed Decker, Cory Doctorow, Emma Donoghue, Roger Ebert (2005), Bill English, Hershey Felder, John Fisher, Jamie Ford, Glenn Frankel, David Gilbert, Loretta Greco, Andrew Sean Greer, Oscar Hijuelos (2011), Gish Jen, Judy Juanita, Sam Lipsyte, Alexander Maksik, Richard Matheson (1992), Ayana Mathis, Colum McCann, Walter Mosley, Jasson Minadakis, Joyce Carol Oates, Michael Paterniti, Carey Perloff, Mary Roach, Douglas Rushkoff, George Saunders, Will Schwalbe, David Sedaris, Gerald Shea, David Shields, Robin Sloan, Elizabeth Strout, Manil Suri, Tony Taccone, Paul Theroux, Luis Alberto Urrea, Jess Walter (2012), Amy Wilentz, Lawrence Wright.
Martin Amis, Shalom Auslander, Katherine Boo, Ray Bradbury (1992), William J. Broad, Ty Burr, Peter Carey, Brian Castner, Catherine Chung, Sandra Cisneros, James Curtis, Junot Diaz, Eve Ensler, Delia Ephron, Nora Ephron (2010), Joshua Foer, Thomas Frank, Nell Freudenberger, William Gibson, Christopher Hayes, Alan Hollinghurst, A.M. Homes, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, Anne Lamott, Laura Lippman, Ben Marcus, Garry Marshall, Tea Obreht, Nick Olivero, Carey Perloff, Lorenzo Pisoni, Anna Quindlen, Ron Rash, Tom Reiss, Salman Rushdie, John Schwartz, Cheryl Strayed, Margaret Talbot, Tony Taccone, Thrity Umrigar, David Vann, Mark Vonnegut, Jess Walter, Edmund White, Don Winslow, Henry Woronicz, Mary Zimmerman
Roseanne Barr, Ann Beattie, Helen Benedict, Cara Black, Clark Blaise, Kenneth Bowser, Mark Childress, Jasmin Darznik, Andre Dubus III, Steve Earle, John Fisher, Joshua Foer, Amitav Ghosh, Loretta Greco, Stephen Greenblatt, Oscar Hijuelos, Tony Horwitz, Ashley Judd, Maxine Hong Kingston, Erik Larson, Richard A. Lupoff, Henning Mankell, Paula McLain, Jasson Minadakis, Rita Moreno, Bharati Mukherjee, Gerald Nachman, Joseph O'Connor, Susan Orlean, Julie Otsuka, Carey Perloff, Arthur Phillips, Janet Reitman, Tom Ross, Salman Rushdie, Lisa See, Anna Deavere Smith, Stephen Sondheim, Neal Stephenson, Tony Taccone, Colin Thubron, Colm Toibin, Calvin Trillin, David Vann. Kurt Vonnegut (1991), Sarah Vowell.
Dave Barry, Best of Bookwaves, Deborah Blum, A.S. Byatt, Peter Carey, Gail Collins, Justin Cronin, Michael Cunningham, Sarah Dunant, Jennifer Egan, Barry Eisler, Bret Easton Ellis, James Ellroy, Nora Ephron, Jonathan Safran Foer, Alan Furst, William Gibson, Sharon Gless, David Grann, Sam Harris (performer), Adam Haslett, Myrlin A. Hermes, Peter Hessler, Mary Karr, Robert Kelley, Nicole Krauss, Mark Kurlansky, Anne Lamott, Janice Y.K. Lee, Norris Church Mailer, Tom McCarthy, Ian McEwan, David Mitchell, Eddie Muller, Audrey Niffenegger, Anna Quindlen, Carey Perloff, Julie Powell, Mary Roach, Indhu Rubasingham, Mark Rucker, Lionel Shriver, Gary Shteyngart, Mona Simpson, Jane Smiley, Stephen Sondheim, Les Waters, Garry Wills, Panel on bookstores & publishing.
Margaret Atwood, Nicholson Baker, Cari Beauchamp, T.C. Boyle, David Carr, Kate Christensen, Ed Decker, E.L. Doctorow, Sarah Dunant, John Fisher, Glen David Gold, Adam Gopnik, Amy Goodman & David Goodman, David Grann, Allegra Huston, Steven Johnson, John Irving, Tracy Kidder, John Lescroart, Jonathan Lethem, Michael Lewis (2006), Yiyun Li, Colum McCann, Nicholas Meyer, Lorrie Moore, Walter Mosley, Azar Nafisi, Sharon Ott, George Pelecanos, Carey Perloff, Francine Prose, Sherri Reynolds, Richard Russo, Lisa See, Neil Sheehan, Jerry Stahl, Jonathan Tropper, Thrity Umrigar, John Updike (2006), Abraham Verghese, Norah Vincent, Colson Whitehead, John Wray
Paul Auster, Stefan Merrill Block, Augusten Burroughs, Ian Buruma, Peter Carey, Vikram Chandra, Sloane Crossley, Louise Erdrich, John Fisher, Karen Joy Fowler, Thomas Frank, Andrew Sean Greer, David Guterson, Jennifer Haigh, Scott Heim, Aleksander Hemon, Tony Hillerman (2002), Ha Jin, Janis Ian, Stefan Kanfer, Hanif Kureishi, Dennis Lehane, Annie Leibovitz, Anthony Lewis, Delroy LIndo, Norman MailerTribute, James McBride, Sue Miller, Stewart O'Nan, Joseph O'Neill, Ann Packer, Richard Preston, Richard Price, David Rieff, Salman Rushdie, Mary Doria Russell, John Burnham Schwartz, David Sedaris, David Shields, Tony Taccone, Paul Theroux. David Thomson
Kim Addonizio, Martin Amis, Margaret Atwood, Steven Bach, John Banville, Elizabeth Berg, Amy Bloom, Bill Bradley, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Joe Conason, Edwidge Danticat, Eugene Drucker, Barry Eisler, Nathan Englander, Steve Erickson, Sebastian Faulks, Charles Frazier, William Gibson, David Halberstam (1994), Robert Harris, Jim Harrison, A.M.. Homes, Nalo Hopkinson, Nancy Horan, Nick Hornby, Molly Ivins (2003), Elizabeth Kolbert, Paul Krugman, Armistead Maupin, Colum McCann, Joyce Carol Oates, Michael Ondaatje, Orhan Pamuk, Ann Patchett, Francine Prose, Nicky Silver, Scott Smith, Susan Sontag (2000), Judith Stone, Robert Stone, Jeffrey Toobin, Bruce Wagner, Alison Weir, Marianne Wiggins, Douglas Wolk.
Monica Ali, Julian Barnes, John Baxter, John W. Dean, Elizabeth Dewberry, Jennifer Egan, Katrina Firlik, Tim Flannery, Alan Furst, Alan Hollinghurst, Patricia Holt, Tony Kushner, George Lakoff, Anne Lamott, David Leavitt, Annie Leibovitz, Michael Lewis, Gayle Lynds, Stephen McCauley, Jay McInerney, Mark Crispin Miller, Cynthia Ozick, Thomas Perry, Frank Rich, Lisa See, Zadie Smith, Dana Spiotta, George Stevens Jr., Gay Talese, Michael Tolkin, John Updike, Sarah Vowell, Gore Vidal, Edmund White, Colson Whitehead, Michael York
John Berendt, David Bezmozgis, Russell Banks, Robert Olen Butler, Margaret Cho, Susanna Clarke, Michael Cunningham, Francine du Plessix Gray, Bret Easton Ellis, Roger Ebert, Umberto Eco, Nicholas Evans, John Falk, Jonathan Safran Foer, Thomas Frank, Adam Gopnik, Steven Greenblatt, Jonathan Harr, Rupert Holmes, Diane Johnson, Gerard Jones, Neil Jordan, Anne Lamott, Peter Lefcourt, Vyvyanne Loh, Chris Mooney, Martin Moran, Kem Nunn, Amos Oz, George Pendle, David Plotz, David Rakoff, Marilynne Robinson, Salman Rushdie, Mary Doria Russell, Bart Schneider, Martin Cruz Smith, Amy Tan, David Thomson, Mychael Urban, John Vaillant, William T. Vollman.
Chris Abani, Diane Ackerman, Ken Auletta, Peter Biskind, Augusten Burroughs, Donald Currie, E. L. Doctorow, Maureen Dowd, Firoozeh Dumas, Sarah Dunant, Nerrudin Farah, Tess Gerritsen, Andrew Sean Greer, Kent Haruf, Daniel Hecht, Ursula Hegi, Edward P. Jones, Faye & Jonathan Kellerman, Gayle Lynds, Barry Lopez, Walter Mosley, Garth Nix, Arturo Perez-Reverte, Richard Price, Mary Roach, Frank M. Robinson, Jerry Stahl, Jeff Stetson, Paul Theroux.
Margaret Atwood, James Carroll, Richard Chamberlain, Joan Didion, Louise Erdrich, Arthur Gelb, Molly Ivins, Diane Johnson, Fenton Johnson, Erica Jong, Lauren Kessler, Anne Lamott, Dennis Lehane, Barry Levinson, Robert McNeil, John Murray, Edna O'Brien, Suzan-Lori Parks, Arthur Phillips, Annie Proulx, Dan Savage, Richard Schickel, Alexander McCall Smith, Bruce Sterling, Robert Stone, Garry Wills.
Terrence McNally, Molly Ivins,: Barry Levinson, Richard Chamberlain, Dennis Lehane, Margaret Atwood, Erica Jong, Michael Ondaatje, Erik Larson, Don DeLillo, William Gibson, Jeffrey Eugenides,
Mart Crowley, Anne Lamott, Salman Rushdie, Carol Channing, Ann Patchett.