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
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.
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
August 31, 2017
Bookwaves: Tom Perrotta, author of Mrs. Fletcher and The Leftovers.
August 24, 2017
Bookwaves: Hari Kunzru, author of White Tears.
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.
August 14, 2017
Arts-Waves: Hanya Yanagihara, author of the novel A Little Life.
August 10, 2017
Bookwaves: Barbara Cook (1927-2017)
Interview recorded June 2016 for her memoir Then & Now. Barbara Cook died August 8, 2017.
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.
July 24, 2017
Arts-Waves: Elmore Leonard (1933-2013)
Documentary using material from two interviews
July 20, 2017
Bookwaves: Adam Hochschild, author of Spain In Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939.
July 17, 2017
Arts-Waves: Richard Schickel (1933-2017)
Film reviewer for Time Magazine, author of 36 books. Recorded 2003.
July 13, 2017
Bookwaves: David Shields, author of Other People: Takes and Mistakes.
July 10, 2017
Arts-Waves: Jacqueline Woodson, author of Another Brooklyn.
July 6, 2017
Bookwaves: Kim Addonizio, author of Bukowski in a Sundress and Mortal Trash.
July 3, 2017
Arts-Waves. Carl Hiaasen, author of Razor Girl.
June 29, 2017
Bookwaves: Colm Toibin, author of the novel House of Names.
June 26, 2017
Arts-Waves: John Fisher, Artistic Director of Theatre Rhino in San Francisco; Excerpts from the 1998 interview with Gore Vidal.
June 22, 2017
Bookwaves: Jim Obergefell, co-author of Love Wins: The Lovers and Lawyers Who Fought the Landmark Case for Marriage Equality.
June 19, 2017
Arts-Waves: Gore Vidal, in conversation with Richard A. Lupoff and Richard Wolinsky, April 1998. Tour of the novel Smithsonian Institution
June 15, 2017
Bookwaves: Anna Quindlen, author of the novel Miller's Valley.
June 12, 2017
Arts-Waves: Han Ong, playwright, Grandeur at the Magic Theatre through June 25, 2017
June 8, 2017
Bookwaves: Andrew McCarthy, author of the novel Just Fly Away
June 5, 2017
Arts-Waves: Wes Craven (1939-2016)
1999 Interview with the late film director, with Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff.
June 1, 2017
Bookwaves: Donna Seaman, author of Identity Unknown: Rediscovering Seven American Women Artists.
May 29, 2017
Arts-Waves: Octavia Butler, 1983
Interview with the late Octavia Butler, hosted by Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff.
May 8, 2017
Arts-Waves: Jonathan Allen, co-author, Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign.
May 4, 2017
Bookwaves: Peter Brook, co-director, Battlefield at ACT Geary through May 21, 2017.
May 1, 2017
Arts-Waves: Simon McBurney, actor/director, The Encounter at the Curran through May 7, 2017..
April 27, 2017
Bookwaves: Ian Rankin, author of the novel, Rather Be The Devil
April 24, 2017
Arts-Waves: Susan Faludi, author of the memoir, In The Darkroom. Rebroadcast.
April 20, 2017
Bookwaves: Ariel Levy, author of the memoir, The Rules Do Not Apply
April 17, 2017
Arts-Waves: Laura Tillman, author of The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts. Rebroadcast.
April 13, 2017
Bookwaves: Bill Pronzini, author of the novel The Violated.
April 10, 2017
Arts-Waves: Robert Hurwitt, former theatre critic, San Francisco Chronicle
April 6, 2017
Bookwaves: Paul Auster, author of 4 3 2 1
April 3, 2017
Arts-Waves: Bharati Mukerjee (1940-2017)
2011 interview: Miss New India.
March 30, 2017
Bookwaves: Otessa Moshfegh, author of Homesick for Another World.
March 27, 2017
Arts-Waves: Steven Bach (1938-2009), author of Leni: The Life and Work of Leni Riefenstahl.
Interview recorded May 7, 2007.
March 23, 2017
Bookwaves: Douglas Preston, author of The Lost City of the Monkey God.
March 20, 2017
Arts-Waves: Josh and Jacob Kornbluth: creators of the film Love and Taxes.
March 16, 2017
Bookwaves: George Saunders, author of the novel Lincoln in the Bardo.
March 13, 2017
Arts-Waves: Liesl Tommy, director, and Ayesha Jordan, actor, Eclipsed at the Curran through March 19, 2017.
February 20, 2017
Arts-Waves: Dan Hoyle, writer/performer, The Real Americans, at The Marsh thru Feb. 25
February 16, 2017
Bookwaves; Pamela Rotner Sakamoto, author of Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught Between Two Worlds.
February 13, 2017
Arts-Waves: Paul Theroux, author of Deep South
February 9, 2017
Bookwaves: Maria Semple, author of the novel Today Will Be Different
February 6, 2017
Arts-Waves: Carey Perloff interviews Khaled Hosseini, author of A Thousand Splendid Suns, and Ursula Rani Sarma, playwright of the ACT production.
February 2, 2017
Bookwaves: Cleve Jones, author of When We Rise. Q&A from January 25, 2017 event
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.
January 26, 2017
Bookwaves: Robert Olen Butler, author of the novel Perfume River.
January 23, 2017
Arts-Waves: Ashley Judd, author of All That Is Bitter and Sweet.
January 19, 2017
Bookwaves: Margot Livesey, author of Mercury
January 16, 2017
Arts-Waves: Rick Moody, author of Hotels of North America
January 12, 2017
Bookwaves: Bill Irwin, writer/performer, On Beckett, at ACT's Strand Theatre through January 22, 2017
January 9, 2017
Arts-Waves: Adam Johnson, author of Fortune Smiles and The Orphan Master's Son
January 5, 2017
Bookwaves: Rabih Alameddine, author of The Angel of History
January 2, 2017
Arts-Waves: Richard Adams (1920-2016)
Interview with the author of Watership Down and The Plague Dogs, recorded spring, 1978
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)