Interviews conducted by Richard Wolinsky


Featuring stimulating conversations with the world's leading authors.
Produced in the studios of 
KPFA-FM, Berkeley California
 
 

BOOKWAVES
A Radio Program About Books
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
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KPSQ, 97.3, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Sundays 10 am, 
KURU, 89.1 FM Gila NM
Fridays, 4;:00 pm

Selected Programs:
KBOO, 90.7 FM, Portland, Oregon
Between The Covers, Thursdays, 11 am
KOWA, 106.5 FM. Olympia, Wash.

Arts-Waves:
KFCF, 88.1 FM, Fresno, California
Mondays, 3:00 pm

On Line: http://www.kpfa.org/, 
Thursdays 3:00 pm Pacific

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Andrea Lewis, Arlan Wendland, Wesley Burton,  Denise Foret, Dr. Steve Davis, Kathi Kamen Goldmark,  Molly Ivins, Melvin Wolinsky, Stephanie Harolde, Mary Berg, 
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Wesley Burton, KPFA Engineer

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Mar. 15, 1989 - June 17, 2007 

Special thanks to: Jack Foley, Jennifer Stone, the legendary Susan Stone, Jim Bennett, members and graduates of the KPFA Apprentice Training Program, and many other KPFA staff members.

Also special thanks to all previous Cover to Cover Thursday & Probabilities former co-hosts and reviewers: Richard A Lupoff, Lawrence Davidson, Lisa Goldstein and Shelley Singer..

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Special thanks to Richard Lavin at Compass Digital for his assistance on this website.




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These podcasts contain extended interviews of the radio shows, plus the theatre reviews. 

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October 9, 2017
Arts-Waves: Kazuo Ishiguro, author of The Buried Giant and winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 43-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

October 5, 2017
Bookwaves: Joseph Kanon, author of the novel Defectors.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 48-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

October 2, 2017
Arts-Waves: Lillian Ross (1918-2017), recorded in 2002 while on tour for her memoir, Reporting Back: Notes on Journalism.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 42-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

September 11, 2017
Arts-Waves: Taylor Mac, playwright/performer, A 24 Decade History of Popular Music.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 31-minute Bay Area Theater podcast

September 7, 2017
Bookwaves: Andrew Sean Greer, author of the novel Less. 
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 32-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

September 4, 2017
Arts-Waves: Christina Augello, Artistic Director, San Francisco Fringe Festival, Sept 8-23, 2017
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 29-minute Bay Area Theater podcast

August 31, 2017
Bookwaves: Tom Perrotta, author of Mrs. Fletcher and The Leftovers.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 37-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

August 24, 2017
Bookwaves: Hari Kunzru, author of White Tears.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 37-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

August 21, 2017
August 28, 2017
Arts-Waves: Gore Vidal, 2000.
Interview with the late Gore Vidal, recorded October 5, 2000 discussing his novel The Golden Age and of course, politics. Hosts: Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff.
Part One as heard on KPFA
Part Two as heard on KPFA
Extended 55-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

August 14, 2017
Arts-Waves: Hanya Yanagihara, author of the novel A Little Life.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 49-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast.

August 10, 2017
Bookwaves: Barbara Cook (1927-2017)
Interview recorded June 2016 for her memoir Then & Now. Barbara Cook died August 8, 2017.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 43-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

August 7, 2017
Arts-Waves: Edward Abbey (1927-1989)
Interview recorded July, 1985 with Richard Wolinsky and Lawrence Davidson, documentary with excerpts from his work.
Program as heard on KPFA
25-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

July 24, 2017
Arts-Waves: Elmore Leonard (1933-2013)
Documentary using material from two interviews
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 37-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

July 20, 2017
Bookwaves: Adam Hochschild, author of Spain In Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 48-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

July 17, 2017
Arts-Waves: Richard Schickel (1933-2017)
Film reviewer for Time Magazine, author of 36 books. Recorded 2003.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 34-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

July 13, 2017
Bookwaves: David Shields, author of Other People: Takes and Mistakes.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 46-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

July 10, 2017
Arts-Waves: Jacqueline Woodson, author of Another Brooklyn.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 37-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

July 6, 2017
Bookwaves: Kim Addonizio, author of Bukowski in a Sundress and Mortal Trash.
Program as heard on KPFA.
Extended 42-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

July 3, 2017
Arts-Waves. Carl Hiaasen, author of Razor Girl.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 49-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

June 29, 2017
Bookwaves: Colm Toibin, author of the novel House of Names.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 43- minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

June 26, 2017
Arts-Waves: John Fisher, Artistic Director of Theatre Rhino in San Francisco; Excerpts from the 1998 interview with Gore Vidal.
Program as heard on KPFA

June 22, 2017
Bookwaves: Jim Obergefell, co-author of Love Wins: The Lovers and Lawyers Who Fought the Landmark Case for Marriage Equality.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 43-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

June 19, 2017
Arts-Waves: Gore Vidal, in conversation with Richard A. Lupoff and Richard Wolinsky, April 1998. Tour of the novel Smithsonian Institution
Program as heard on KPFA
49-minute full interview Radio Wolinsky podcast

June 15, 2017
Bookwaves: Anna Quindlen, author of the novel Miller's Valley.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 38-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast.

June 12, 2017
Arts-Waves: Han Ong, playwright, Grandeur at the Magic Theatre through June 25, 2017
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 35-minute Bay Area Theatre podcast

June 8, 2017
Bookwaves: Andrew McCarthy, author of the novel Just Fly Away
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 39-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

June 5, 2017
Arts-Waves: Wes Craven (1939-2016)
1999 Interview with the late film director, with Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 38-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

June 1, 2017
Bookwaves: Donna Seaman, author of Identity Unknown: Rediscovering Seven American Women Artists.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 38-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

May 29, 2017
Arts-Waves: Octavia Butler, 1983
Interview with the late Octavia Butler, hosted by Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff.
Program as heard on KPFA
Complete interview. Radio Wolinsky podcast.

May 8, 2017
Arts-Waves: Jonathan Allen, co-author, Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 50-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

May 4, 2017
Bookwaves: Peter Brook, co-director, Battlefield at ACT Geary through May 21, 2017.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 32-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

May 1, 2017
Arts-Waves: Simon McBurney, actor/director, The Encounter at the Curran through May 7, 2017..
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 32-minute Bay Area Theater podcast

April 27, 2017
Bookwaves: Ian Rankin, author of the novel, Rather Be The Devil
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 51-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

April 24, 2017
Arts-Waves: Susan Faludi, author of the memoir, In The Darkroom. Rebroadcast. 
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 44-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

April 20, 2017
Bookwaves: Ariel Levy, author of the memoir, The Rules Do Not Apply
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 34-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

April 17, 2017
Arts-Waves: Laura Tillman, author of The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts. Rebroadcast.
Program as heard on KPFA

April 13, 2017
Bookwaves: Bill Pronzini, author of the novel The Violated.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 35-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

April 10, 2017
Arts-Waves: Robert Hurwitt, former theatre critic, San Francisco Chronicle
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 45-minute Bay Area Theater podcast

April 6, 2017
Bookwaves: Paul Auster, author of 4 3 2 1
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 38-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

April 3, 2017
Arts-Waves: Bharati Mukerjee (1940-2017)
2011 interview: Miss New India.
Program as heard on KPFA

March 30, 2017
Bookwaves: Otessa Moshfegh, author of Homesick for Another World.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 38-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

March 27, 2017
Arts-Waves: Steven Bach (1938-2009), author of Leni: The Life and Work of Leni Riefenstahl.
Interview recorded May 7, 2007.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 44-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast.

March 23, 2017
Bookwaves: Douglas Preston, author of The Lost City of the Monkey God.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 42-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

March 20, 2017
Arts-Waves: Josh and Jacob Kornbluth: creators of the film Love and Taxes.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 44-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

March 16, 2017
Bookwaves: George Saunders, author of the novel Lincoln in the Bardo.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 44-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast:

March 13, 2017
Arts-Waves: Liesl Tommy, director, and Ayesha Jordan, actor, Eclipsed at the Curran through March 19, 2017.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 31-minute Bay Area Theater podcast

February 20, 2017
Arts-Waves: Dan Hoyle, writer/performer, The Real Americans, at The Marsh thru Feb. 25
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 37-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

February 16, 2017
Bookwaves; Pamela Rotner Sakamoto, author of Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught Between Two Worlds.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 37-minute web edit

February 13, 2017
Arts-Waves: Paul Theroux, author of Deep South
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 42-minute web edit

February 9, 2017
BookwavesMaria Semple, author of the novel Today Will Be Different
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 43-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

February 6, 2017
Arts-WavesCarey Perloff interviews Khaled Hosseini, author of A Thousand Splendid Suns, and Ursula Rani Sarma, playwright of the ACT production.
Program as heard on KPFA

February 2, 2017
Bookwaves: Cleve Jones, author of When We Rise. Q&A from January 25, 2017 event
Program as heard on KPFA

January 30, 2017
Arts-Waves: Alison Bechdel, author of the graphic novel, and Jeanine Tesori, composer of the Tony Award winning musical Fun Home, at the Curran Theatre through February 19, 2017.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 40-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

January 26, 2017
Bookwaves: Robert Olen Butler, author of the novel Perfume River.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 45-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast.

January 23, 2017
Arts-Waves: Ashley Judd, author of All That Is Bitter and Sweet.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 47-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast.

January 19, 2017
BookwavesMargot Livesey, author of Mercury
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 41-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

January 16, 2017
Arts-Waves: Rick Moody, author of Hotels of North America
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 42-minute web edit

January 12, 2017
Bookwaves: Bill Irwin, writer/performer, On Beckett, at ACT's Strand Theatre through January 22, 2017
Program as heard on KPFA

January 9, 2017
Arts-WavesAdam Johnson, author of Fortune Smiles and The Orphan Master's Son
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 45-minute web edit

January 5, 2017
Bookwaves: Rabih Alameddine, author of The Angel of History
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 46-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

January 2, 2017
Arts-Waves: Richard Adams (1920-2016)
Interview with the author of Watership Down and The Plague Dogs, recorded spring, 1978
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 35-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

December 26, 2016
December 29. 2016
Bookwaves/Arts-Waves: Anne Rice, author of Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis.
Arts-waves, Part One
Bookwaves, Part Two
Complete 60-minute interview podcast

December 22, 2016
Bookwaves: Jonathan Safran Foer, author of the novel Here I Am.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 38-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast.

December 19, 2016
Arts-Waves: Emma Rice, co-adaptor & director of 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips at Berkeley Rep through January 15th.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 30-minute podcast.

December 5, 2016
Arts-Waves: John Lahr, author of Joy Ride
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 58-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

Full archive for 2016
Contains links to earlier archives to 2001.

YOU TUBE Excerpt:
Clark Blaise & Bharati Mukherjee at Pegasus Bookstore in Berkeley, 2011

Special Salman Rushdie Video Interview
Richard Wolinsky talks with Salman Rushdie at Montalvo Arts Center, May 20, 2007

ALPHABETICAL ARCHIVES
All Bookwaves shows that can be heard on-line are listed and linked alphabetically.

In Memoriam
Frank M. Robinson (1926-2014)  
2000 Interview  Science Fiction of the 20th
    Century: An Illustrated History; Waiting
    Recorded February 9, 2000   (40 min)
2004 Interview The Donor
   Aired September 9, 2004 (34 min)


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