Selected Alphabetical Archive

A selected alphabetical archive of Bookwaves interviews. All interviews conducted by Richard Wolinsky unless otherwise noted. Interviews as heard on KPFA are 28-29 minutes and link to the author's name; extended edits are noted and timed. All links should be working.

Bookwaves
A Radio Program About Books

Chris Abani Graceland
Aired April 8, 2004 

Diane Ackerman   An Alchemy of Mind
Aired September 2, 2004 

Kim Addonizio   Little Beauties, My Dreams Out In The Street
Aired August 23, 2007

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie   Americanah.  
Aired July 11, 2013 Extended 35-minute web edit

Daniel Alarcon    At Night We Walk in Circles.
Aired December 5, 2013

Robert Alexander The Kitchen Boy
Aired June 5, 2003
Robert Alexander is the pen name of R.D. Zimmerman
 
Monica Ali Brick Lane, Alentejo Blue
Aired September 7, 2006: extended 34-minute edit  

Isabel Allende  City of the Beasts
Aired December 19, 2002

Martin Amis

2007 Interview  House of Meetings, Koba the Dread
    Aired March 15, 2007: Extended 32-minute edit
2012 Interview    Lionel Asbo: State of England.
    Aired October 25, 2012.  Extended 41-minute web edit
2014 Interview   The Zone of Interest
Aired November 20, 2014   Extended 33-minute web edit

Margaret Atwood
2007 Interview  Moral Disorder, The Penelopiad, Writing with Intent
Aired January 11, 2007: extended 33-minute edit
2009 Interview  The Year of the Flood
Aired October 15, 2009  extended 40-minute web edit
2013 Interview   Maddaddam.
Aired October 17, 2013  extended 34-minute web edit

Ken Auletta  Back Story, Media Critic for The New Yorker
Aired March 4, 2004 

Shalom Auslander   Hope: A Tragedy, Foreskin's Lament.
Aired March 1, 2012   Extended 40-minute web edit

Paul Auster
2002 Interview The Book of Illusions, Timbuktu
Aired November 21, 2002 
2008 Interview   Man in the Dark, Travels in the Scriptorium
Aired October 16, 2008: extended 37-minute edit 

Steven Bach   Leni: The Life and Times of Leni Riefenstahl
Aired May 31, 2007: extended 42-minute edit 

Nicholson Baker The Anthologist, Human Smoke
Aired October 1, 2009: extended 39-minute edit 

Russell Banks  The Darling
Aired January 27, 2005: extended 35-minute edit 
 
John Banville   Christine Falls (as Benjamin Black), The Sea
Aired April 19, 2007:  extended 46-minute edit
 
Julian Barnes   Arthur and George
Aired March 9, 2006: extended 33-minute edit

Roseanne Barr   Roseanne-archy
Aired January 20, 2011.  extended 40-minute edit

Dave Barry
2010 Interview I'll Mature When I'm Dead
Aired June 17, 2010. extended 45- minute edit
2013 Interview   Insane City.
Aired March 14, 2013  extended 33-minute web edit.
Dave Barry Page/Bookwaves

Bay Area Theatre Artistic Director Interviews
Most often heard on Open Book, Fridays at 3 pm on KPFA-FM.
Archived by Air Date
Archived by Theatre Company

Ann Beattie   The New Yorker Stories
Aired March 17, 2011   Extended 40-minute web edit

Cari Beauchamp Joseph P. Kennedy Presents: His Hollywood Years
Aired May 14, 2009   Extended 40-minute Web Edit

Helen Benedict  Sand Queen.
Aired October 20, 2011   Extended 45-minute web edit
Bookwaves/Helen Benedict page

John Berendt  Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,
City of Falling Angels
Aired November 5, 2005: 41-minute extended edit

Elizabeth Berg    Dream When You're Feeling Blue
Aired June 28, 2007: extended 40 minute edit

Peter Biskind  Down and Dirty Pictures
Aired March 11, 2004: extended 36-minute edit

Terry Bisson    Any Day Now
Aired January 17, 2013   Extended 40-minute web edit

Cara Black   Murder in Passy
Aired June 30, 2011  Extended 31-minute web edit

Clark Blaise  The Meagre Tarmac
Aired November 24, 2011 (with Bharati Mukherjee)  Extended  42-minute web edit (incomplete)

Stefan Merrill Block  The Story of Forgetting
Aired May 29, 2008

Amy Bloom
2007 Interview   Away, Normal
    Aired October 11, 2007   Extended 32-minute Web Edit
2014 Interview    Lucky Us
    Aired September 4, 2014   Extended 36 minute web edit

Deborah Blum The Poisoner's Handbook
Aired March 11, 2010  Extended 36-minute Web Edit

Katherine Boo   behind the beautiful forevers 
Aired March 22, 2012   Extended 42-minute web edit

Kenneth Bowser director, Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune.
Aired March 25, 2011  Extended 35-minute web edit

TC Boyle   The Women
Aired March 12, 2009  Extended 38-minute Web Edit

Ray Bradbury   The Martian Chronicles, Farenheit 451, Dandelion Wine
1992 interview hosted by Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff
Re-edited interview aired August 5, 2012 .  Extended 35-minute web edit
Aired September 20, 2012

Bill Bradley The New American Story
Aired April 26, 2006: extended 43-minute edit

Christopher Bram  Eminent Outlaws, Father of Frankenstein
Aired April 26, 2012   Extended 40-minute web edit

William J. Broad   The Science of Yoga, New York Times Science Reporter
Aired April 5, 2012   Extended 51-minute web edit

Ty Burr   Gods Like Us.
Aired Thursday, November 22, 2012   Extended 44 minute web edit

Augusten Burroughs
2008 Interview  A Wolf at the Table
    Aired June 5, 2008
2004 Interview  Running with Scissors, Magical Thinking
    Aired December 9, 2004: extended 33 minute edit

Ian Buruma
2006 Interview Conversations with John Schlesinger, Occidentalism, The
Missionary and the Libertine
Aired August 17, 2006: extended 33 minute edit
2008 Interview  The China Lover, Occidentalism
Aired November 6, 2008  Extended 37-minute Web Edit

A.S. Byatt   The Children's Book
Aired December 23, 2010
Extended 37-minute Web Edit
Additional 10-minute segment on World War I & modern politics.

Peter Carey His Illegal Self, Theft, My Life as a Fake, Parrot & Olivier in America, The        Chemistry of Tears
2012 Interview: Aired June 28, 2012 (also extended 34 minute web edit),
2010 Interview: Aired June 10, 2010, rebroadcast December 20, 2010
(also extended 40-minute web edit)    
2008 Interview: Aired March 13, 2008  (also extended 37-minute web edit)
2001 Interview. Aired April 26, 2001  The True History of the Kelly Gang
1998 Interview. Aired March 26, 1998  Jack Maggs, Oscar and Lucinda
All interviews on Peter Carey page

David Carr  The Night of the Gun
Aired July 9, 2009  Extended 40-minute Web Edit

Brian Castner   The Long Walk
Aired September 27, 2012  (abbreviated fund-drive program)
Extended 44-minute web edit

Michael Chabon The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Aired December, 2000  (interviewers: Richard Wolinsky/Richard A. Lupoff)

Richard Chamberlain  Shattered Love
Aired August 28, 2003

Vikram Chandra
2008 Interview  Sacred Games
    Aired April 24, 2008  extended 42-minute web edit
2014 Interview   Geek Sublime.
Aired November 13, 2014  extended 38-minute web edit

Rajiv Chandrasekaran  Imperial Life in the Emerald City
Aired May 10, 2007 

Carol Channing  (unedited, one hour) Just Lucky I Guess
Aired November 24, 2005
The only way to get the full effect of Ms. Channing is to listen to the unedited interview, flubs and all.

Mark Childress  Georgia Bottoms
Aired July 28, 2011   Extended 32-minute web edit

Margaret Cho I Have Chosen to Stay and Fight
Aired November 24, 2005: extended 33-minute web edit

Kate Christensen   Trouble
Aired August 6, 2009  31-minute extended web edit

Catherine Chung   Forgotten Country
Aired July 19, 2012   31-minute extended web edit

Sandra Cisneros    Have You Seen Marie?
Aired November 29, 2012    Extended 46 minute web edit

Susanna Clarke  Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell.
Aired December 22, 2005

Teju Cole   Every Day is for the Thief
One-hour fund drive program as aired on KPFA
Complete 35-minute interview
Aired May 8, 2014

Gail Collins  (61-minute complete interview)   When Everything Changed
Part One: Aired October 21, 2010: about the book. Rebroadcast  Sept. 1, 2011
Part Two: Aired October 28, 2010: about politics & The New York Times

Joe Conason   It Can Happen Here
Aired March 29, 2007: extended 43-minute edit

Michael Connolly  City of Bones
Aired June 6, 2002

Justin Cronin   The Passage
Aired August 12, 2010  Extended 42-minute web edit

Sloane Crossley   I Was Told There'd Be Cake
Aired June 12, 2008  extended 35-minute web edit

Mart Crowley  The Boys in the Band, The Men from the Boys
Aired November 14, 2002: extended 48-minute edit

Michael Cunningham
2005 Interview  Specimen Days, The Hours
    Aired July 21, 2005: extended 39-minute edit
2010 interview  By Nightfall.
    Aired December 16, 2010  Extended 31-minute web edit
2014 Interview   The Snow Queen
    Aired June 19, 2014    Extended 34-minute web edit

Donald Currie  Sex and Mayhem
Aired September 23, 2004

James Curtis Spencer Tracy: A Biography
Aired January 12, 2012   Extended 43-minute web edit

Jacques d'Amboise  I Was a Dancer
Aired April 28, 2011; Portions aired September 8, 2011  
Complete 45-minute web edit

Edwidge Danticat
2007 Interview  Brother I'm Dying
    Aired December 6, 2007: extended 40-minute edit
2013 Interview   Claire of the Sea Light
    Aired November 14, 2013  Extended 33-minute web edit

Jasmin Darznik The Good Daughter
Aired March 24, 2011   Extended 38-minute web edit

John W. Dean (complete interview) Conservatives Without Conscience
Part One. Aired September 28, 2006
Part Two. Aired October 5, 2006

Don DeLillo Underworld, White Noise, Cosmopolis
Aired May 15, 2003
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Elizabeth Dewberry His Lovely Wife
Aired August 31, 2006

Junot Diaz  This Is How You Lose Her., The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Aired October 18, 2012, portion rebroadcast December 5, 2012
Extended 35-minute web edit

Emma Donoghue    Astray,  Room
Aired January 10, 2013   Extended 42-minute web edit

Cory Doctorow    Home Land, Little Brother
Aired March 21, 2013   Extended 41-minute web edit

E.L. Doctorow
2004 Interview  Ragtime, Billy Bathgate, Sweet Land Stories
    Aired June 17, 2005
2009 Interview  Homer & Langley
    Aired November 12, 2009  extended 38 minute web edit

Roddy Doyle   The Guts
Aired April 3, 2014    Extended 40-minute web edit

Eugene Drucker The Savior, noted classical violinist
Aired August 16, 2007: extended 35-minute edit

Andre Dubus III   Townie
Aired March 31, 2011    Extended 43-minute edit

Sarah Dunant
2004 Interview  The Birth of Venus
    Aired May 6, 2004
2009 Interview  Sacred Hearts, In the Company of the Courtesan
    Aired November 26, 2009   Part One  
    Aired January 7, 2009  Part Two

Francine du Plessix Gray  Them (Winner of 2005 National Book Award)
Aired September 8, 2005: extended 38-minute edit

Steve Earle  I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive
Aired June 23, 2011   Extended 44-minute web edit

Roger Ebert  The Great Movies II
Part One: Aired May 5, 2005; Aired April 11, 2013
Part Two: Aired May 12, 2005.
Complete interview: 45 minutes.

Umberto Eco The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana
Aired September 1, 2005: extended 33-minute edit

Jennifer Egan
2006 Interview   The Keep, Look at Me, The Invisible Circus
    Aired December 28, 2006: extended 40-minute edit
2010 Interview  A Visit from the Good Squad
    Aired July 22, 2010. Extended 40-minute edit

Barry Eisler
2007 Interview Requiem for an Assassin, John Rain novels
    Aired July 12, 2007: extended 35-minute edit
2010 Interview   Inside Out, Fault Line
    Aired August 5, 2010   .Extended 50-minute edit 
Barry Eisler/Bookwaves page

Bret Easton Ellis
2005 Interview   Lunar Park
Aired October 6, 2005
2010 Interview  Imperial Bedrooms
Aired July 1, 2010  extended 35-minute edit

James Ellroy  The Hilliker Curse 
Aired November 25, 2010   Extended 37-minute edit

Cary Elwes   As You Wish
Aired November 17, 1914   Extended 40-minute web edit

Nathan Englander The Ministry of Special Cases
Aired June 14, 2007: extended 37-minute edit

Eve Ensler  Emotional Creature, Vagina Monologues
Aired June 21, 2012   Extended 34 minute web edit

Delia Ephron   The Lion Is In
Aired August 16, 2012   Extended 38-minute web edit 

Nora Ephron I Remember Nothing 
Aired December 9, 2010 (segment aired Dec. 2, 2010) 
Re-edited broadcast aired July 5, 2012
Extended 44-minute edit

Louise Erdrich   The Plague of Doves
Aired May 15, 2008

Steve Erickson Zeroville, film critic for Los Angeles magazine
Aired November 8, 2007: extended 34-minute edit

Jeffrey Eugenides  Middlesex
Web segment: Eugenides on Postmodernism 
Aired January 9, 2003

Nicholas Evans   The Horse Whisperer, The Divide
Aired December 29, 2005.

Sebastian Faulks Engleby
Aired October 4, 2007: extended 37-minute edit

Richard Flanagan    The Narrow Road to the Deep North.
Aired September 18, 2014   extended 39 minute web edit

Tim Flannery  The Weather Makers
Aired May 11, 2006: extended edit

Jonathan Safran Foer
2005 Interview   Everything Is Illuminated, Extremely Loud
    and Incredibly Close. Aired June 23, 2005
2010 Interview  Eating Animals
    Aired November 5, 2010, rebroadcast Nov. 8, 2010   extended 40-minute web edit

Joshua Foer   Moonwalking with Einstein
Aired May 17, 2012 (abbreviated fund-drive program)  extended 33-minute web edit

Jamie Ford   Songs of Willow Frost
Aired October 31, 2013  Extended 33-minute web edit

Karen Joy Fowler  The Jane Austen Book Club, Wit's End
Aired May 1, 2008

Thomas Frank
2008 Interview  The Wrecking Crew: How Republicans Rule
    Aired August 28, 2008  Extended 37-minute Web Edit
2012 Interview   Pity the Billionaire
    Aired February 2, 2012  (extended 34-minute web edit)

Glenn Frankel    The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend.
Aired August 8, 2013
50-Minute Against The Grain program aired April 6, 2013
Extended 57-minute web edit

Charles Frazier  Cold Mountain, thirteen moons
Aired March 1, 2007: extended 36-minute edit

Nell Freudenberger  The Newlyweds.
Aired August 30, 2012   Extended 33-minute web edit

Alan Furst
2002 Interview  Blood of Victory
    Aired September 26, 2002  16-minute web extra
2006 Interview   Dark Voyage, The Foreign Correspondent
    Aired August 24, 2006
2010 Interview  The Spies of Warsaw, Spies of the Balkans
    Aired July 15, 2010  extended 40-minute web edit
2014 Interview   Midnight in Europe
    Aired August 21, 2014   extended 41-minute web edit

Amitav Ghosh  Sea of Poppies, River of Smoke
Aired Thursday, November 3, 2011   extended 43-minute web ed
Bookwaves/Amitav Ghosh page

David Gilbert   & Sons
Aired August 29, 2013   Extended 35-minute web edit

William Gibson
2003 Interview Pattern Recognition
   Aired May 1, 2003
2007 Interview Spook Country
   Aired August 30, 2007
2010 Interview  zero history
    Aired October 14, 2010  extended 40-minute web edit
2012 Interview   Distrust That Particular Flavor.
    Aired February 9, 2012  (extended 36-minute web edit)
Bookwaves/William Gibson page

Sharon Gless    A Round Heeled Woman
Aired January 8, 2010  Performer interview (extended 37-minute web edit)

Glen David Gold   Sunnyside
Aired July 30, 2009   extended 38-minute web edit

Adam Gopnik   Angels and Ages
Aired February 5, 2009  extended 34-minute web edit   Gopnik on Updike

Amy Goodman & David Goodman  Standing Up to the Madness
Aired April 23, 2009    extended 35-minute web edit
Bookwaves web page

Stephen Jay Gould Dinosaur in a Haystack
1996 Archive Interview hosted by Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff
Rebroadcast July 18, 2002

David Grann
2009 Interview  The Lost City of Z
    Aired March 19, 2009  extended  49-minute web edit
2010 Interview  (complete interview) The Devil and Sherlock Holmes
    Part One:  Aired May 5, 2010; Part Two: Aired May 12, 2010

Stephen Greenblatt
2005 Interview  Will In The World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare 
    Aired January 6, 2005
2011 Interview   The Swerve: How the World Became Modern
    Aired December 1, 2011   Extended 42-minute web edit

Andrew Sean Greer
2008 Interview  The Story of a Marriage
    Aired July 3, 2008   spoiler questions
2013 Interview  The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells
    Aired August 22, 2013

David Guterson  The Other
Aired July 10, 2008: extended 34-minute edit

Ha Jin  A Free Life, War Trash
Aired January 24, 2008  Extended 38 minute web edit

Jennifer Haigh  The Condition
Aired August 7, 2008   extended 37-minute web edit

David Halberstam  The Best and the Brightest, October 1964
Archive interview hosted by Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff
Recorded in 1994. Rebroadcast July 26, 2007

Robert Harris  Imperium, Pompeii, Enigma, Fatherland.
Aired January 4, 2007: extended 40 minute edit

Sam Harris
2010 Interview San Francisco appearance, cabaret performance
    Aired June 25, 2010 (35 min)
2014 Interview   Ham: Slices of a Life
    Aired February 27, 2014  Extended 38-minute web edit.
Bookwaves/Sam Harris webpage

Jim Harrison   Returning to Earth
Aired May 3, 2007

Kitty Carlisle Hart
Phone interview recorded January 13, 2006, unaired.

Kent Haruf  Plainsong, Eventide
Aired August 19, 2004

Adam Haslett   Union Atlantic
Aired March 26, 2010

Christopher Hayes  Twilight of the Elites.
Aired July 26, 2012 (abbreviated fund drive program)
Extended 49-minute web edit
Program as heard on Letters & Politics, August 3, 2012

Ursula Hegi Sacred Time
Aired February 26, 2004

Scott Heim We Disappear, Mysterious Skin
Aired April 3, 2008  Extended 35 minute web edit

Joseph Heller  Catch 22, Closing Time, Something Happened
Recorded 1994, rebroadcast February 3, 2000

Zoe Heller   The Believers, What Was She Thinking (Notes on a Scandal)
Aired March 26, 2009   extended 33-minute web edit

Alexander Hemon The Lazarus Project
Aired June 19, 2008: extended 37-minute edit

Myrlin A. Hermes  The Lunatic, The Lover and the Poet
Aired August 19, 2010   Extended 33-minute edit

Peter Hessler   Country Driving
Aired March 19, 2010   Extended 45-minute web edit

Oscar Hijuelos
2002 Interview   A Simple Habana Melody
    Aired September 5, 2002
2011 Interview Thoughts Without Cigarettes, Beautiful Maria of My Soul
    Aired August 18, 2011   Extended 41-minute web edit

Tony Hillerman   The Wailing Wind, Seldom Disappointed
Aired July 11, 2002, rebroadcast Nov. 27, 2008

Alan Hollinghurst
2006 Interview   The Line of Beauty
    Aired April 27, 2006: extended 32-minute edit
2012 Interview   The Stranger's Child
Aired January 19, 2012   Extended 43-minute web edit

Rupert Holmes  Swing, composer/playwright, performer
Part One Aired August 18, 2005.
Part Two Aired August 25, 2005
complete interview

A.M. Homes
2007 Interview  The Mistress's Daughter
    Aired May 24, 2007: extended 35-minute edit 
2012 Interview   May We Be Forgiven
    Aired November 1, 2012  Extended 44-minute web edit

Nalo Hopkinson   The New Moon's Arms
Aired September 13, 2007: extended 31-minute edit

Nancy Horan   Loving Frank
Aired September 27, 2007: extended 33-minute edit
Spoiler Questions

Nick Hornby   Slam, A Long Way Down
Aired October 25, 2007: extended 33-minute edit 

Tony Horwitz   Midnight Rising.
Aired December 8, 2011   Extended 43-minute web edit

Allegra Huston   Love Child
Aired May 7, 2009  Extended 38-minute Web Edit

Janis Ian   Society's Child
Part One  Aired Sepember 18, 2008 (fund drive program)
Part Two  Aired September 25, 2008  (fund drive program)
complete interview

John Irving Last Night in Twisted River
Part One Aired December 10, 2009
Part Two  Aired December 17, 2009

Molly Ivins  Bushwhacked (co-author), noted columnist
Aired November 20, 2003.  Rebroadcast March 8, 2007

Gish Jen  Tiger Writing
Aired April 23, 2013 on Against The Grain (50 min)

Diane Johnson   L'Affaire, Le Mariage, Le Divorce.
Aired October 9, 2003 (35-minute web edit)

Steven Johnson   The Invention of Air, The Ghost Map
Aired January 29, 2009   Extended 33-minute Web Edit

Erica Jong  Fear of Flying, Sappho's Leap
Aired July 17, 2003: extended 37-minute edit.

Robert Jordan The Wheel of Time series
Aired February 20, 2003

Neil Jordan   Shade, noted film director
Aired March 3, 2005

Judy Juanita    Virgin Soul
Aired April 30, 2013 on Against The Grain (50 min)

Ashley Judd   All That Is Bitter and Sweet
Aired May 26, 2011; rebroadcast August 4, 2011 Extended 47-minute web edit

Heidi Julavits    The Vanishers
Aired May 31, 2012   Extended 36-minute web edit

Stefan Kanfer
2008 Interview Somebody
    Aired December 11, 2008  Extended 42-minute web edit
2011 Interview Tough Without A Gun
    Aired April 21, 2011 Extended 40-minute web edit

Mary Karr  Lit, The Liars Club, Cherry
Aired January 14, 2010  Extended 37-minute edit

Sue Monk Kidd   The Invention of Wings
Aired February 6, 2014 (one-hour fund-drive broadcast).
Extended 40-minute web edit

Stephen King   The Dead Zone, The Stand, The Shining
Archive interview from 1979.  Hosted by Richard Wolinsky & Lawrence Davidson
Digitized & remastered 2014
Transcript available in Feast of Fear: Conversations with Stephen King.
Aired Monday, December 1, 2014

Elizabeth Kolbert   Field Notes from a Catastrophe
Aired February 8, 2007: Extended 36-minute edit

Nicole Krauss   Great House
Aired Thursday, December 30, 2010; rebroadcast December 29, 2011  
Extended 40-minute web edit

Paul Krugman   Conscience of a Liberal
Part One: aired November 1, 2007:
Part Two: aired November 14, 2007.
Complete 45-minute Interview

Hari Kunzru   Gods Without Men
Part One: aired Thurday, April 12, 2012
Part Two: aired Friday, April 13, 2012
Complete 58-minute program

Hanif Kureishi   Something to tell you
Aired October 9, 2008, rebroadcast Dec. 31, 2009   Extended 35-minute edit

Mark Kurlansky The Eastern Stars
Aired June 24. 2010   Extended 37-minute edit

Tony Kushner
2006 Interview  Angels in America, Munich (co-screenwriter)
    Aired April 20, 2006: Extended 35-minute Edit
2014 Interview The Intellligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures  (live phone interview).
    Aired June 11, 2014

George Lakoff  Whose Freedom?
Aired September 14, 2006: Extended 47-minute Edit

Anne Lamott
2012 Interview Some Assembly Required
    Aired March 30, 2012 Extended 35-minute web edit
2010 Interview  Imperfect Birds
  Aired April 29, 2010  Extended 34-minute edit
2005 interview Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith
  Aired May 19, 2005; Rebroadcast  February 16, 2006: 38-minute extended edit
2002 Interview. Blue Shoe
  Aired November 29, 2002: 33 minute extended edit

Wally Lamb The Hour I First Believed
Aired December 17, 2008  Extended 41-minute web edit   spoilers
Wally Lamb Bookwaves Page (including 1998 interview)

Erik Larson
2003 Interview  Devil in the White City.
    Aired May 8, 2003  (extended 43-minute web edit)
2011 Interview  In the Garden of Beasts
    Aired July 21, 2011   Extended 41-minute web edit

David Leavitt The Man Who Knew Too Much
Aired March 23, 2006

Adrian Nicole LeBlanc   Random Family
Aired May 22, 2003. (extended 37-minute web edit)

Chang-Rae Lee   On Such a Full Sea
Aired January 16, 2014

Janice Y.K. Lee The Piano Teacher
Aired January 28, 2010

Dennis Lehane  The Given Day
Aired October 23, 2008: Extended 35-minute Web Edit 

Annie Leibovitz Annie Leibovitz At Work
Aired December 4, 2008: Extended 35-minute web edit

Elmore Leonard
Elmore Leonard (1925-2013) Documentary on the life and career of the great thriller writer, based on archive interviews from 1988 and 1989 conducted by Richard Wolinsky, Richard A. Lupoff and Lawrence Davidson.
Aired January 2, 2014    Extended 36-minute web edit

John Lescroart A Plague of Secrets
Aired August 27, 2009   Extended 36-minute web edit

Jonathan Lethem  Chronic City
Aired November 19, 2009  Extended 36-minute web edit

Barry Levinson  Sixty-Six, director of Diner, Rain Man and Wag the Dog
Aired October 30, 2003

Anthony Lewis  Freedom for the Thought That We Hate
Aired February 14, 2008; Rebroadcast July 4, 2013.  Extended 32-minute web edit

Michael Lewis  The Blind Side, Moneyball
Aired December 21, 2006; rebroadcast December 24, 2009. 
Web page includes extended 39-minute edit & Oakland A's discussion

Yiyun Li
2009 Interview  The Vagrants
    Aired March 5, 2009.
2014 Interview    Kinder Than Solitude; Gold Boy, Emerald Girl
    Aired  March 20, 2014   Extended 37-minute web edit

Delroy Lindo   Joe Turner's Come and Gone by August Wilson, director interview
Aired November 14, 2008: extended edit

Laura Lippman And When She Was Good
Aired September 13, 2012  extended 47-minute web edit

Sam Lipsyte  The Fun Parts.
Aired April 4, 2013

Barry Lopez   Resistance
Aired July 1, 2004; extended 46 minute web edit

Richard A. Lupoff    Dreams, The Emerald Cat Killer, Killer's Dozen
Aired September 16, 2011

Gayle Lynds The Last Spymaster
Aired August 10, 2006: Extended 34-minute edit.  Gayle Lynds page

Norman Mailer  Ancient Evenings, The Armies of the Night, The Executioner's Song
Interview taken from two sessions, recorded 1995 and 1998
Interviewers: Richard Wolinsky/Richard A. Lupoff
Part One: Beginnings, aired January 3, 2008
Part Two: Later Career, aired January 10, 2008
    Original 1998 Interview with Richard A. Lupoff  The Time of Our Time
    Original 1995 Interview with Richard A. Lupoff/Richard Wolinsky   Picasso

Norris Church Mailer   A Ticket to the Circus
Aired Monday, May 17, 2010 (fund drive program).  Extended 35-minute edit

Alexander Maksik   A Marker to Measure Drift, You Deserve Nothing
Aired Thursday, August 15, 2013  Extended 35-minute web edit

Henning Mankell   The Troubled Man: A Kurt Wallander Book.
Aired July 7, 2011; Portions aired September 8, 2011  
Complete 46-minute web edit

Bob Mankoff  cartoon editor of The New Yorker and author of How About Never - Is Never Good for You?
Aired June 5, 2014    Extended 45-minute web edit
Cartoons discussed in the web edit

Ben Marcus   The Flame Alphabet
Aired March 29, 2012    Extended 36-minute web edit

Garry Marshall   My Happy Days in Hollywood, film/television producer/director
Part One  Aired July 12, 2012
Part Two  Aired July 13, 2012  .
Complete 54-minute interview

Andrea Martin   Lady Parts, Tony Award winning actress
Aired November 10, 2014   Extended 50-minute web edit

George R. R. Martin  Beauty & The Beast TV series, Fevre Dream
Archive 1991 interview, hosted by Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupof
Aired June 16, 2014

Ayana Mathis   The Twelve Tribes of Hattie
Aired February 7, 2013   Extended 43-minute web edit

Richard Matheson    What Dreams May Come, Bid Time Return
Aired July 12, 2013. Recorded in 1992, hosts: Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff.  Never before aired.  extended 42-minute original program

Armistead Maupin   Michael Tolliver Lives!, Tales of the City series
Aired June 21, 2007: Extended 38-minute Edit 

Paul Mazursky   Show Me the Magic
Remastered and aired on Open Book, August 13, 2014.
Hosts: Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff.
Original 40-minute edited interview

James McBride  Song Yet Sung, The Color of Water
Aired March 27, 2008

Colum McCann
2007 Interview Zoli
    Aired April 5, 2007: extended 34-minute web edit
2009 Interview   Let The Great World Spin
    Aired September 3, 2009  extended 31-minute web edit
2013 Interview  Transatlantic
    Aired July 18, 2013  extended 38-minute web edit

Tom McCarthy   "C"
Aired November 1, 2010   extended 40-minute web edit

Stephen McCauley Alternatives to Sex
Aired June 15, 2006

Ian McEwan
2002 Interview Enduring Love, Atonement
    Aired April 25, 2002
2010 Interview  On Chesil Beach, Solar
    Aired April 22, 2010  extended 44-minute web edit

Jay McInerney   The Good Life
Aired March 30, 2006: extended edit

Paula McLain   The Paris Wife
Aired April 14, 2011   Extended 38-minute web edit

Terrence McNally   Librettist (A Man of No Importance, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Ragtime), Playwright (Love! Valour! Compassion!, Lisbon Traviata, Master Class).  Aired March 25, 2004: 40-minute extended edit

Dinaw Mengestu   All Our Names
Aired April 17, 2014  Extended 40-minute web edit

China Mieville   Perdido Street Station, The Scar
Aired September 26, 2002

Nicholas Meyer   The View from the Bridge, The Seven Percent Solution
Aired September 17, 2009  Extended 44-minute Web Edit

Mark Crispin Miller  Fooled Again
Part One aired January 26, 2006;  Part Two aired February 2, 2006
Complete 46-minute program

Sue Miller The Senator's Wife
Aired March 20, 2008
Extended 32 minute edit
Spoiler Questions

Susan Minot    Thirty Girls
Aired June 12, 2014   Extended 35-minute edit

David Mitchell
2010 Interview   The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
    Aired August 26, 2010   Extended 40-minute edit
2014 Interview  The Bone Clocks.
    Aired October 20, 2014  Extended 35-minute web edit

Chris Mooney   The Republican War on Science
Aired October 13, 2005: extended 39-minute edit

Lorrie Moore
2009 Interview   A Gate at the Stairs
    Aired September 24, 2009   Extended 36-minute web edit
2014 Interview   Bark
    Aired May 29, 2014   Extended 40-minute web edit

Martin Moran  The Tricky Part, Broadway performer
Aired September 22, 2005: Extended 32-minute edit

Rita Moreno   Rita Moreno: Life Without Makeup 
Aired September 30, 2011  (Performer Interview)   Extended 34 minute edit
Bookwaves/Rita Moreno page

Walter Mosley
2004 Interview  Little Scarlett
    Aired August 26, 2004
2009 Interview  The Long Fall, Blonde Faith
    Aired April 9, 2009   Extended 32-minute web edit
2013 Interview   LIttle Green
    Aired May 30, 2013   Extended 33-minute web edit

Bharati Mukherjee  
First 2011 Interview: Miss New India
    Aired June 16, 2011    Extended 43-minute web edit
Second 2011 Interview   Miss New India
    (with Clark Blaise)  Aired November 24, 2011

Eddie Muller  The Art of Noir
Aired August 20, 2010  Extended 55-minute edit
Bookwaves Eddie Muller page

Gerald Nachman  Right Here On Our Stage Tonight: Ed Sullivan's America
Aired January 13, 2011   Extended 35-minute web edit

Azar Nafisi  Reading Lolita in Tehran, Things I've Been Silent About
Aired February 19, 2009  Extended 38-minute Web Edit

Audrey Niffenegger    Her Fearful Symmetry, The Time Travelers Wife
Aired February 18, 2010  Extended 31-minute Web Edit   Spoiler Questions

Garth Nix  Young Adult fantasy writer
Aired June 3, 2004

Kem Nunn  Tijuana Straits
Aired December 19, 2005

Joyce Carol Oates
2007 Interview  The Gravedigger's Daughter, The Faith of a Writer
    Aired July 5, 2007; concluded August 2, 2007: 37 minute complete edit
2013 Interview    The Accursed, Daddy Love
    Aired March 25, 2013 on Against The Grain  (50 min)
    Rebroadcast August 9, 2013 on Open Book (30 min)

Tea Obreht   The Tiger's Wife
Aired January 26, 2012   Extended 33-minute web edit

Joseph O'Connor Ghost Light
Aired March 10, 2011   Extended 53-minute web edit

Michael Ondaatje
2002 Interview The Conversation: Walter Murch and the Art of Editing Film
Aired December 5, 2002
2007 Interview  Divisadero
Aired July 19, 2007; completed August 2, 2007: 33-minute complete edit

Stewart O'Nan  Songs fo the Missing
Aired November 13, 2008   Extended 42-minute Web Edit

Joseph O'Neill  Netherland
Aired August 14, 2008  Extended 37-minute Web Edit

Susan Orlean   Rin Tin Tin, The Orchid Thief
Part One: Aired Thursday, November 17, 2011
Part Two: Aired Friday, November 18, 2011
Complete 54-minute interview
Bookwaves/Susan Orlean page

Julie Otsuka   The Buddha in the Attic.
Aired September 29, 2011

Helen Oyeyemi    Boy Snow Bird
Aired April 24, 2014

Amos Oz   A Tale of Love and Darkness
Part One: Aired February 3, 2005; Part Two: Aired February 10, 2005
Complete 43-minute Extended Edit

Cynthia Ozick   Heir to the Glimmering World
Aired March 16, 2006. Extended 41-minute web edit

Ann Packer  Songs Without Words, The Dive From Clausen's Pier
Aired March 6, 2008.  Extended 33-minute web edit

George Packer The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America.
Aired November 28, 2013 (Abbreviated fund-drive program aired July 25, 2013)
50-Minute Against The Grain program aired June 11, 2013
Extended 58-minute web edit

Orhan Pamuk Other Colors, Snow, My Name is Red
Aired November 29, 2007: Extended 39-minute web edit

Suzan-Lori Parks  Getting Mother's Body, Topdog/Underdug
Aired June 19, 2003: Extended 33-minute Edit

Ann Patchett
2002 Interview  Bel Canto
     Aired July 25, 2002
2007 Interview   Run
     Aired November 22, 2007: Extended 36-minute Edit.  spoiler questions

Michael Paterniti   The Telling Room
Aired September 12, 2013  Extended 45-minute web edit

George Pelecanos  The Way Home, The Turnaround, writer/producer, The Wire
Aired May 11, 2009.  Extended 36-minute Web Edit

George Pendle Strange Angel, a biography of rocket scientist and
occultist John Parsons. Aired June 16, 2005.

Arturo Perez-Reverte Queen of the South
Aired November 11, 2004: Extended 31-minute edit.

Thomas Perry  Nightlife
Aired September 21, 2006: Extended 35-minute edit.

Arthur Phillips
2003 Interview  Prague
    Aired September 15, 2003
2011 Interview The Tragedy of Arthur 
    Aired June 2, 2011  Extended 37-minute web edit

Lorenzo Pisoni   Humor Abuse (co-author, performer)
Aired January 27, 2012    Extended 34-minute edit

Julie Powell  Cleaving, Julie & Julia
Aired January 21, 2010  Extended 33-minute edit

Richard Powers
2003 Interview The Time of Our Singing
    Aired April 24, 2003: extended 39-minute edit
2014 Interview Orfeo
    Aired January 23, 2014  Extended 45 minute web edit

Philip Pullman His Dark Materials trilogy
Originally aired Nov. 30, 2000 

Richard Preston  Panic in Level 4
Part One   aired September 4, 2008
Part Two   aired September 11, 2008

Steven Pinker   A Sense of Style, The Better Angels of Our Nature
Aired December 4, 2014   Extended 46-minute web edit

Richard Price
2004 Interview  Samaritan
    Aired September 30, 2004
2008 Interview  Lush Life
    Aired April 17, 2008  Extended 40-minute web edit

Francine Prose
2007 Interview Reading Like a Writer, A Changed Man
    Aired January 25, 2007: extended 34 minute edit
2009 Interview  Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife
    Aired October 29, 2009  Extended 35-minute Web Edit

Annie Proulx   That Old Ace in the Hole, The Shipping News
Aired November 6, 2003. 4-minute web extra

Anna Quindlen
2010 Interview   Every Last One
    Aired June 3, 2010  Extended 34-minute web edit    Every Last One spoiler questions
2012 Interview Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
    Aired June 7, 2012   Extended 43-minute web edit

Tom Rachman   The Rise and Fall of Great Powers  
Aired July 10, 2014    Extended 40-minute web edit

David Rakoff  Don't Get Too Comfortable
Aired October 20, 2005.

Ron Rash   The Cove
Aired Thursday, June 14, 2012   Extended 37 minute web edit

Tom  Reiss   The Black Count, The Orientalist
Aired Thursday, December 13, 2012  Extended 40-minute web edit

Janet Reitman   Inside Scientology
Aired September 23, 2011    Extended 42-minute web edit

Sherri Reynolds   The Sweet In-Between
Aired January 15, 2009

Frank Rich  The Greatest Story Ever Sold, Ghost Light, NY Times columnist
Aired November 16, 2006
Web Extra: Frank Rich on Election Day 2006

David Rieff   Swimming in a Sea of Death
Aired February 7, 2008: extended 50-minute edit.

Mary Roach
2010 Interview  Packing for Mars
    Aired September 16, 2010  extended 35-minute edit
2013 Interview   Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal    
    Aired June 6, 2013   extended 43-minute web edit.

Frank M. Robinson
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)

Lillian Ross   Reporting Back: Notes on Journalism
July 4, 2002   Web extra: Life at the New Yorker

Salman Rushdie
2012 Interview  Joseph Anton
   Aired October 4, 2012 (abbreviated fund-drive program)
    Extended 51-minute web edit     Transcript: Guernica Magazine
2011 Interview Luka and the Fire of Life
    Aired January 6, 2011   40-minute extended web edit
2008 Interview   The Enchantress of Florence
    Aired July 17, 2008: extended 32-minute edit  Morning Show interview
2007 Interview
    Videotaped in front of a live audience
    Montalvo Arts Center  May 20, 2007
2005 Interview Shalimar The Clown  
    Aired December 8, 2005: 31-minute edit.  Morning Show interview
2002 Interview.  Step Across The Line, Fury
    Aired October 31, 2002  Rushdie on politics, 2002

Douglas Rushkoff   Present Shock
Aired April 9, 2013, on Against The Grain 50 min)

Mary Doria Russell
2005 Interview  A Thread of Grace
    Aired June 2, 2005: extended 32-minute edit
2008 Interview  Dreamers of the Day
    Aired April 10, 2008

Richard Russo   That Old Cape Magic
Aired October 22, 2009  35-minute extended web edit

George Saunders  Tenth of December.
Aired March 7, 2013   Extended 44-minute web edit

Dan Savage  Skipping Toward Gomorrah
Aired November 27, 2003; concluded December 18, 2003: extended 41-minute edit.

Richard Schickel Good Morning, Mr. Zip Zip Zip, Time magazine film critic
Aired July 10, 2003

Bart Schneider Beautiful Inez
Aired June 9, 2005

Will Schwalbe  The End of Your Life Book Club.
Aired January 3, 2013 Extended 33-minute web edit.

John Schwartz    Oddly Normal
Aired November 8, 2012   36-minute extended edit

John Burnham Schwartz  The Commoner, Reservation Road
Aired February 28, 2008  35-minute extended edit

Meryl Secrest  Sondheim
Aired September 10, 1998  Archival Interview

David Sedaris
2008 Interview  When You Are Engulfed in Flames
    Aired July 31, 2008   extended 36-minute web edit
2013 Interview   Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls.   
    Aired June 27, 2013   extended 41-minute web edit

Lisa See
2005 Interview  Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Dragon Bones
    Aired September 29, 2005, rebroadcast May 4, 2006.
2009 Interview   Shanghai Girls
    Aired June 25, 2009, rebroadcast April 8, 2010  extended 40-minute web edit
2011 Interview  Dreams of Joy
    Aired July 14, 2011. extended 42-minute web edit
2014 Interview   China Dolls
    Aired on August 14, 2014  extended 40-minute web edit

Neil Sheehan  A Fiery Peace in a Cold War
Aired November 5, 2009   Extended 39-minute Web Edit

Gail Sheehy Daring: My Passages
Aired October 23, 2014

David Shields
2008 Interview  the thing about life is that one day you'll be dead
    Aired May 8, 2008  50-minute extended edit
2013 Interview   How Literature Saved My Life 
Aired April 2, 2013 on Against the Grain (50 min)    Extended 57-minute web edit

Lionel Shriver So Much for That
Aired March 26, 2010  Extended 32-minute web edit

Gary Shteyngart
2010 Interview   Super Sad True Love Story, Absurdistan
    Aired September 9, 2010   Extended 35-minute edit
2014 Interview  Little Failure
    Aired March 27, 2014    Extended 33 minute web edit

Gerald Shea     Song Without Words
Aired March 26 2013 on Against The Grain (50 min)

Nicky Silver  Past Perfect (playwright)
with director John Dixon. Aired Friday, April 27, 2007

Mona Simpson
2010 Interview  My Hollywood 
    Aired November 25, 2010   Extended 34-minute edit
2014 Interview   Casebook
    Aired June 26, 2014    Extended 35-minute web edit

Robin Sloan   Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Book Store.  
Aired November 21, 2013.  Extended 37-minute web edit

Jane Smiley   Private Life
Aired July 8, 2010  Extended 36-minute web edit

Alexander McCall Smith  The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series
Aired October 2, 2003

Anna Deavere Smith   Let Me Down Easy, playwright/actress
Aired June 9, 2011

Martin Cruz Smith
2005 Interview   December 6, Wolves Eat Dogs
    Aired March 31, 2005: 31 min extended edit
2013 Interview   Three Stations, Tatiana
    Aired December 19, 2013

Scott Smith  The Ruins, A Simple Plan
Aired January 18, 2007

Zadie Smith   On Beauty, White Teeth
Aired November 30, 2006: 43 minute extended edit.

Alissa Solomon  Wonder of Wonders
Aired January 30,2014   Extended 40-minute web edit

Stephen Sondheim
2011 Interview   Finishing The Hat
Aired November 11, 2010; Part Two: Dec 2, 2010   Extended 50-minute web edit
2012 Interview   Look! I Made a Hat
Aired December 22, 2011
Bookwaves/Stephen Sondheim page

Susan Sontag In America
Archive interview hosted by Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff.
Recorded March 17, 2000.

Dana Spiotta  Eat The Document
Aired April 6, 2006

Jerry Stahl
2004 Interview  Permanent Midnight, I Fatty
    Aired September 16, 2004\
2009 Interview   Pain Killers
    Aired April 30, 2009

Neal Stephenson   REAMDE, Cryptonomicon, Snow Crash
Aired November 10, 2011   Extended 42-minute web edit

Bruce Sterling  Tomorrow Now
Aired February 27, 2003

George Stevens Jr. Conversations with the Great Moviemakers of Hollywood's Golden Age at the American Film Institute
Aired June 1, 2006
Web Only Part Two

Judith Stone  When She Was White
Aired June 7, 2007: Extended 34-minute Edit 

Robert Stone
2003 Interview  Damascus Gate, Bay of Souls
  Aired June 26, 2003: extended 38-minute edit
2007 Interview Prime Green: Remembering the Sixties
  Aired March 22, 2007: extended 37-minute web edit

Cheryl Strayed   Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Aired April 19, 2012   extended 41-minute web edit

Elizabeth Strout   Olive Kitteridge, The Burgess Boys
Aired April 25, 2013  Extended 33-minute web edit

Sean Strub Body Counts.
Aired March 13, 2014   Extended 47-minute web edit

Manil Suri  City of Devi
Aired March 28, 2013   Extended 40-minute web edit

Margaret Talbot   The Entertainer
Aired December 20, 2012  Extended 40-minute web edit.

Gay Talese  A Writer's Life
Aired July 13, 2006:  extended 37-minute edit

Amy Tan
2005 Interview Saving Fish From Drowning, The Opposite of Fate
    Aired November 10, 2005   KPFA Morning Show segment
2014 Interview   The Valley of Amazement
    Aired January 9, 2014    Extended 49-minute web edit

Helen Thomas    Front Row at the White House
1998 interview conducted by Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff.

Aired September 5, 2013

Paul Theroux
2004 Interview   Dark Star Safari, Stranger at the Piazza d'Oro
    Aired April 28, 2004
2008 Interview Ghost Train to the Eastern Star
    Aired October 30, 2008  Extended 43-minute Web Edit
2013 Interview    The Last Train to Zona Verde, The Lower River.
    Aired June 20, 2013   Extended 45 minute web edit
.
David Thomson
2005 Interview  (complete 44-minute program)  The Whole Equation, The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
       Part One Aired February 17, 2005
       Part Two Aired February 24, 2005
2008 Interview   "Have You Seen..."
Aired November 20, 2008   Extended Web Edit

Colin Thubron  To a Mountain in Tibet
Aired April 7, 2011, rebroadcast May 12, 2011   Extended 42-minute web edit

Colm Toibin
2011 Interview   The Empty Family, Brooklyn
    Aired February 3, 2011   Extended 39-minute web edit
2014 Interview   (Complete interview 55 min) 
    Part One, aired November 3, 2014    Testament
    Part Two, aired November 6, 2014     Nora Webster

Michael Tolkin The Player, Return of the Player
Aired November 23, 2006

Calvin Trillin    Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin
Aired October 27, 2011   Extended 37-minute web edit
Rebroadcast Dec. 15, 2011 Fund Drive Program

Joanna Trollope Brother and Sister
Aired June 24, 2004

Jonathan Tropper   This is Where I Leave You
Aired September 10, 2009   Extended 37-minute Web Edit

Jeffrey Toobin  The Nine: Inside The Secret World of the Supreme Court
Aired October 28, 2007: extended 31-minute edit

Lily Tuck The News from Paraguay
Aired July 14, 2005.

Kathleen Turner   star of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins
Aired November 24, 2014

Thrity Umrigar
2009 Interview   The Weight of Heaven
    Aired June 4, 2009   Extended 36-minute web edi
2012 Interview The World We Found
    Aired March 8, 2012   Extended 42-minute web editt     
Bookwaves/Thrity Umrigar page

John Updike  Terrorist
Aired July 20, 2006; rebroadcast February 12, 2009.  Extended 42-minute web edit

Luis Alberto Urrea   The Hummingbird's Daughter, Queen of America
Aired December 19, 2011; rebroadcast January 24, 2013   Extended 46-minute web edit

David Vann
2011 Interview   Caribou Island, Legend of a Suicide
    Aired January 27, 2011  Extended 41-minute web edit
2012 Interview   Dirt
    Aired August 23, 2012   Extended 35-minute web edit
Bookwaves/David Vann page

Abraham Verghese   Cutting for Stone, My Own Country
Aired April 2, 2009, rebroadcast Feb. 4, 2010  extended 41-minute web edit
Abraham Verghese page

Gore Vidal  Point to Point Navigation: A Memoir
Aired December 7, 2006: extended web edit 

Norah Vincent  Self-Made Man, Voluntary Madness
Aired February 26, 2009  extended 36-minute web edit

William T. Vollman  Rising Up and Rising Down
Aired March 10, 2005: extended 33-minute edit

Kurt Vonnegut   Fates Worse Than Death, Slaughterhouse-5
Interviewers: Richard Wolinsky/Richard A. Lupoff (complete1991 archive interview)
Aired Thursday, August 25, 2011. Program as aired 8.25/11

Mark Vonnegut   Just Like Someone Without Mental Illness, Only More So.
Aired Thursday, January 5, 2012   Extended 34-minute web edit

Sarah Vowell
2006 Interview  Assassination Vacation
    Aired February 23, 2006
2011 Interview Unfamiliar Fishes
    Aired May 5, 2011 (extended 38 minute web edit)
    Fund drive abbreviated program

Bruce Wagner Memorial
Aired February 22, 2007

Jess Walter   Beautiful Ruins, The Financial Lives of the Poets
Aired August 9, 2012; rebroadcast April 18, 2013   Extended 42-minute web edit

Alison Weir Innocent Traitor
Aired April 12, 2007: extended web edit

Lawrence Weschler  Vermeer in Bosnia
Aired October 28, 2004

Edmund White
2006 Interview  My Lives: An Autobiography
    Aired June 22, 2006: extended 40-minute edit
2012 Interview   Jack Holmes and His Friend
    Aired March 15, 2012   extended 33-minute web edit
2014 Interview   Inside a Pearl.
    Aired April 10, 2014   extended 33-minute web edit

Colson Whitehead

2006 Interview  Apex Hides the Hurt, The Intuitionist
    Aired July 13, 2006
2009 Interview   Sag Harbor
    Aired June 18, 2009
2014 Interview The Noble Hustle, Zone one
    Aired July 3, 2014.   Extended 34-minute web edit

Marianne Wiggins  The Shadow Catcher
Aired August 9, 2007: extended 37-minute edit

Amy Wilentz   Farewell, Fred Voodoo
Aired January 31, 2013   Extended 42-minute web edit

Garry Wills
2003 Interview  The Negro President
    Aired December 29, 2003  web extra
2010 Interview Bomb Power
    Aired March 4, 2010  complete 45-minute edit

Don Winslow   Savages, Kings of Cool
Aired September 6, 2012  extended 34-minute web edit

Tobias Wolff Old School
Aired January 15, 2004  web extra

Douglas Wolk   Reading Comics
Aired September 20, 2007

Henry Woronicz   actor, An Iliad
November 9, 2012   Extended 35-minute web edit

John Wray   Low Boy
Aired May 28, 2009

Lawrence Wright    Going Clear, Fallaci
Heard on Against The Grain, Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Complete  61-minute interview

Michael York Are My Blinkers Showing: Adventures in Film Making in the New Russia.
Part One aired January 5, 2006
Part Two aired January 19, 2006

Carlos Ruiz Zafon The Angel's Game, Shadow of the Wind
Part One   aired August 13, 2009
Part Two   aired August 20, 2009
complete 53 minute interview


Best of Bookwaves (Part One)   (Part Two)
Excerpts of interviews with Gore Vidal, E.L. Doctorow, Janis Ian, and Amy Goodman. Aired October 7, 2010  (one hour)

Best of Bookwaves Volume 2
Excerpts of interviews with Janis Ian, Don DeLillo, Amy Goodman, Paul Krugman and Annie Liebovitz. Aired September 30, 2010 (one hour)

Best of Bookwaves
Highlights from interviews. Aired September 23, 2010 (one-hour fund drive program)

Best of Bookwaves (Part One)     (Part Two)
Highlights from interviews. Aired August 3, 2010 (one-hour fund drive program)

Best of Bookwaves
Highlights from interviews. Aired July 29, 2010 (one hour fund drive program)

Panel on Independent Bookstores and Publishing
Guests: Bill Petrocelli of Book Passage Bookstore ; Clark Kepler of Kepler's Books;
Andy Ross, former owner of Cody's Books and literary agent; and Leslie Berkler, formerly of Cody's and now with Book Passage.
Program as aired with pledge drive breaks: Part One  Part Two
Complete Panel Discussion: Part One   Part Two   Part Three

Book Review Program  Reviewers: Richard Wolinsky/Richard A. Lupoff
Aired February 25, 2010

Live from the Left Coast with Angie Coiro. Richard Wolinsky, guest host
Aired November 11, 2009  (scroll to date)

Live from the Left Coast with Angie Coiro. Richard Wolinsky, guest host
Aired September 30, 2009  (scroll to date)

Book Review Program  Reviewers: Richard Wolinsky/Richard A. Lupoff
Aired July 2, 2009

Book Review Program  Reviewers: Richard Wolinsky/Richard A. Lupoff
Aired January 22, 2009

Book Review Program  Reviewers: Richard Wolinsky/Richard A. Lupoff
Aired June 26, 2008

Book Review Program  Reviewers: Richard Wolinsky/Richard A. Lupoff
Aired January 17, 2008