Selected Alphabetical Archive M to Z

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


Patrick Macnee  Blind in One Ear, The Complete Avengers
Aired August 17, 2015. Recorded Sept. 28, 1989. Re-edited 2015
Intervewers: Richard Wolinsky/Richard A. Lupoff

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

Malcolm Margolin    publisher of Heyday Books,  The Heyday of Malcom Margolin
Aired  December 22, 2014    Extended 34-minute web edit

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

Yann Martel  The High Mountains of Portugal, Life of Pi
Aired March 10, 2016  Extended 45-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast 

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 
2007 Interview   Michael Tolliver Lives!, Tales of the City series
     Aired June 21, 2007  Extended 38-minute Edit only 
2015 Interview  The Days of Anna Madrigal, Mary Anne in Autumn
     Aired February 19, 2015  Extended 39-minute web 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
2015 Interview  Thirteen Ways of Looking
     Aired November 12, 2015  extended 33-minute web edit

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

Stephen McCauley  Alternatives to Sex
Aired June 15, 2006

Colleen McCullough  Caesar's Women, The Thorn Birds
Aired March 23, 2015.  Recorded January 27, 1996 (with Richard A. Lupoff).  
Digitized and re-edited original 37 minute interview 

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

Joe McGinnis Jr.  Carousel Court
Aired October 13, 2016  Extended 37-minute web edit

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

Paula McLain   
2011 Interview  The Paris Wife
     Aired April 14, 2011   Extended 38-minute web edit
2015 Interview  Circling The Sun
     Aired October 8, 2015  Extended 40-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

Michael Mayer   In Manchuria
Aired April 27, 2015   Part One
Aired April 30, 2015   Part Two
Complete 60 minute interview

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

Rick Moody  Hotels of North America
Aired January 21, 2016  Extended 42-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

Muriel Murch  The Bell Lap
Aired April 11, 2016

Gerald Nachman
2003 Interview  Seriously Funny
Aired August 21, 2003
2011 Interview  Right Here On Our Stage Tonight: Ed Sullivan's America
Aired January 13, 2011   Extended 35-minute web edit

Laura Nader  What the Rest Think of the West: From 600 AD
Aired October 12, 2015. Live event Q&A, Sept 17, 2015

Azar Nafisi  
2009 Interview  Reading Lolita in Tehran, Things I've Been Silent About
     Aired February 19, 2009  Extended 38-minute Web Edit
2015 Interview   The Republic of Imagination
     Aired January 8, 2015   Extended 39-minute web edit

Viet Thanh Nguyen  The Sympathizer
Aired June 30 2016.  Extended 40-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

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

Leonard Nimoy  I Am Spock
Aired March 2, 2015. Recorded Oct, 26, 1005 during the book tour, .
Digitized & re-edited 31-minute original interview
Program as heard on KPFA in 2015

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)

Jim Obergefell  Love Wins 
Aired July 14, 2016  Extended 43-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast 

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
2008 Interview  Songs fo the Missing
     Aired November 13, 2008   Extended 42-minute Web Edit
2015 Interview   West of Sunset
     Aired March 5, 2015   Extended 36-minute web edit
2016 Interview   City of Secrets
     Aired May 5, 2016  Extended 32-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
2007 Interview  Other Colors, Snow, My Name is Red
     Aired November 29, 2007: Extended 39-minute web edit
2015 Interview  A Strangeness in My Mind
     Aired November 5, 2015  Extended 33-minute web edit

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

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 WireAired 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.

Carey Perloff   Beautiful Chaos: A Live in theTheater
Aired April 23, 2015
Bookwaves/Carey Perloff page 

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
2015 Interview  The Whites.
     Aired March 26, 2015   Extended 32-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
2016 Interview  Miller's Valley
     Aired April 14, 2016  Extended 48-miinute Radio Wolinsky podcast

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.

Kate Jessica Raphael  Murder Under the Bridge: A Palestine Mystery
Aired December 7, 2015

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

Ruth Rendell (1930-2015) 
Aired June 8, 2015. 1992 interview.

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

Anne Rice  Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis
Aired in two parts December 26, 2016 and December 29, 2016.
Complete 60-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

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

Ann Rule  Dead by Sunset
Recorded September 28, 1995. Re-edited and aired January 25, 2016
Hosted by Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupofff
Re-edited 32-minute original interview

Salman Rushdie
2015 Interview Two Years, Eight Months and Twenty Eight Nights
     Aired September 18, 2015  Complete 42-minute interview
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
2015 Interview  Epitaph: A Novel of the OK Corral, Doc
     Aired July 30, 2015 extended 40-minute web edit

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

Pamela Rotner Sakamoto  Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught Between Two Worlds 
Aired February 11, 2016.   Extended 37-minute web edit

James Salter (1925-2015)  Burning the Days
Aired February 8, 2016. Hosts: Richard Wolinsky/Richard A. Lupoff.
Recorded October 7, 1997. Re-edited 37-minute original interview

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

A.O. Scott   Better Living Through Criticism, NY Times Film critic
Aired April 7, 2016   Extended 43-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

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, 2011extended 42-minute web edit
2014 Interview   China Dolls
     Aired on August 14, 2014  extended 40-minute web edit

Joel Selvin  Altamont
Aired in two parts (October 17 and October 20, 2016)
Complete 53-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast.

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)

Marisa Silver  Little Nothing
Aired November 10, 2016. Extended 37-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

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
2010 Interview  Private Life
     Aired July 8, 2010  Extended 36-minute web edit
2016 Interview  Some Luck, Early Warning, Golden Age
     Aired January 7, 2016  Extended 37 minute web edit

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

Anna Deavere Smith  playwright, actress   
2011 Interview    Let Me Down Easy                                  
     Aired June 9, 2011 
2015 Interview  Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education

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
2011 Interview   REAMDE, Cryptonomicon, Snow Crash
Aired November 10, 2011   Extended 42-minute web edit
2015 Interview  SevenEves
Aired June 25, 2015  Extended 37-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

Whit Stillman  Love & Friendship
Aired June 16, 2016  Extended 40-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

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

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 VerdeThe Lower River.
     Aired June 20, 2013   Extended 45 minute web edit
2015 Interview  Deep South, Mr. Bones
     Aired December 24, 2015  Extended 42-minute web edit

Helen Thomas  Front Row at the White House
1998 Interview conducted by Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff
Aired September 5, 2013

Matthew Thomas  We Are Not Ourselves
Aired June 29, 2015  Extended 38-minute web edit
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David Thomson
2005 Interview  (complete 44-minute program)  The Whole EquationThe 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

Laura Tillman  The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts
Aired June 2, 2016

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

Steve Toltz  Quicksand
Aired October 22, 2015  Extended 31-minute web edit

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

Scott Turow  Reversible Errors
Aired January 2, 2002

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

Vendela Vida  The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty
Aired July 16, 2015  extended 32-minute web edit

Gore Vidal
1990 Interview  Career retrospective
     Rebroadcast Oct 31, 2016  extended 37-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast
2006 Interview  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

Judd Winick  Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth
     Aired November 2, 2015  extended 50-minute web edit

Don Winslow
2012 Interview   Savages, Kings of Cool
     Aired September 6, 2012  extended 34-minute web edit
2015 Interview (part one)  Power of the Dog, The Cartel
     Aired August 31, 2015
2015 Interview (part two)
     Aired September 3, 2015 (contains excerpts from 2012 interview)

Tobias Wolff  Old School
Aired January 15, 2004  web extra

Douglas Wolk   Reading Comics
Aired September 20, 2007

Jacqueline Woodson  Another Brooklyn
Aired November 3, 2016  Extended 37-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

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

John Wray   Low Boy
Aired May 28, 2009

Hanya Yanagihara   A Little Life
Aired March 17, 2016  Extended 48 minute Radio Wolinsky podcast

Lawrence Wright     Going Clear, Fallaci
Aired April 6, 2015. 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 CoiroRichard Wolinsky, guest host
Aired November 11, 2009  (scroll to date)

Live from the Left Coast with Angie CoiroRichard 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