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Non-fiction to pulp fiction, host Rosemary Manchester and producer Suzanne M. Lang explore the world of books featuring conversations with writers, academics, and readers. It’s a novel idea.
April 10, 2013 - Johah Raskin; Alison Owings- Jonah Raskin with his book James McGrath: In a Class by Himself
- Alison Owings and Indian Voices: Listening to Native Americans
- Barbara Quick’s review of Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend
March 13, 2013 - The Poetry of Emily DickinsonThe Poetry of Emily Dickinson featuring segments with Iris Dunkle, Barbara Dana, and Barbara Quick.
February 13, 2013 - Kathleen Alcott and Pat NolanBorn and raised in Petaluma California, Kathleen Alcott studied in Southern California, lived in San Francisco, and presently resides in Brooklyn New York. Kathleen talks with Rosemary Manchester about her debut novel, The Dangers of Proximal Alphabets. http://kathleenalcott.com
The Last Resort is Pat Nolan’s fast paced pulp thriller and Suzanne Lang talks with Pat about his novel and his life as a writer. http://nuallainhousepublishers.com/the-last-resort
Author and resident reviewer Barbara Quick examines Michael Chabon and his most recent publication, Telegraph Avenue. http://www.barbaraquick.com
January 9, 2013 - The Short StoryIt’s the Short Story
Stefanie Freele blurs the edges between reality and dream, while pulling the reader into a rich emotional landscape. Stefanie talks with Suzanne Lang about her most recent book, Surrounded by Water (Press 53). www.stefaniefreele.com
Dan Coshnear is admired by readers and other authors for the intelligence and clarity of his short stories. Dan and Suzanne talk about the nature of his craft and he reads from Occupy and Other Lover Stories (Kelly’s Cove Press).
Barbara Quick explores the rediscovery of a literary master, Hungarian author Sandor Marai and his books Embers and Portrait of a Marriage. http://www.barbaraquick.com
December 12, 2012 - Jazz Connections on A Novel IdeaJoin Larry Slater, Sonoma County’s Jazz MD in conversation with photographer Kathy Sloane on the release of her book Keystone Korner: portrait of a jazz club. Keystone Korner was a small San Francisco club which saw incredible jazz greats such as Dexter Gordon, Bill Evans, and Art Blakey, performing in the late seventies and early eighties. Sloane was the resident photographer and her book, edited by Sascha Feinstein with a preface by Al Young, is an intimate portrait of the place and the people of Keystone. Larry Slater will host a special edition of Jazz Connections featuring the music of Keystone Korner on Saturday, December 29th, 8-midnight.
Chuck Sher, jazz musician, music publisher, and host of KRCB’s Jazz Connections talks with Jacob Needleman on his most recent work, An Unknown World: Notes on the Meaning of the Earth. Longtime professor of philosophy at San Francisco State, Needleman has spent is life and work exploring the nature of who we are, often through the lens of his own life experience; breaking through the academic, he brings abstract concepts into the real world of our lives.
Grief stricken at the death of her mother, with her life careening out of control and by no means a backpacker, Cheryl Strayed decides to hike the length of the Pacific Crest Trail. Her journey is one of beauty and pain, loss and compassion. Author and regular contributor, Barbara Quick reviews Cheryl Strayed’s best selling memoir, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail.
It’s A Novel Idea.
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A Novel Idea - Rosemary Manchester
WordTemple - Kathryn Hastings
ArtsID - Local arts
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Reel Time Film - Diane McCurdy
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On the Road Again - Linda Seabright
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Percussion Discussion - Jim Laveroni
Another Voice - Susan Swartz
Curtain Call - Charles Sepos
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Beyond and Back - Hillary Culhane
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Music From the Hearts of Space
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