Spencer Holst reads his short story "A Balkan Entertainment," and discusses his writing.
WNYC archives id: 73103
Dr. Robert L. Chapman discusses Caught in the Web of Words: J.M. Murray and the O.E.D.
WNYC archives id: 73011
Marvin Cohen talks about his book The Inconvenience of Living.
Walter James Milller opens by saying the distinctive brevity of the parable and fable “make criticism look ridiculous” since any analysis becomes longer and less focused than the original. As an alternative, he invites Cohen to read ...
William Packard discusses his new book, First Selected Poems.
WNYC archives id: 72860
Ruth Lisa Schechter discusses her poetry and her chapbook, Moving Closer . She reads selections from her book.
WNYC archives id: 73173
Alex Wade discusses his new book, 30 Energy-Efficient Houses You Can Build , which was written as a response to the feedback he received from his last book, Low Cost Energy-Efficient Shelter .
WNYC archives id: 73067
Robert Pinsky discusses his critical work, The Situation of Poetry, and his collection of poems, Sadness and Happiness. He talks about how poetry can be anti-modern yet still contemporary. He also reads "Poem About People" from Sadness and Happiness.
WNYC archives id: 73164
Ted Solotaroff talks about the end of literary magazine American Review and the literary scene. The last issue of the magazine is on the stands at the time of this broadcast.
WNYC archives id: 73089
Dr. Chapman discusses "Caught in the Web of Words, J.M. Murray and the Oxford English Dictionary."
WNYC archives id: 73012
Jamake Highwater discusses his book, Anpao: An American Indian Odyssey. Miller compares the epic story to Homer's Odyssey. Highwater reads a passage from a section of the book called, "The Dawn of the World." He also talks about the illustrations by Fritz Scholder.
WNYC archives id: 72874
Roy Thomas discusses science-fiction writing and writers such as Arthur C. Clarke and Isaac Asimov. He also talks about women writers of science fiction.
WNYC archives id: 73070
Author Sidney Offit discusses his book, What Kind of Guy Do You Think I Am? and young-adult fiction.
WNYC archives id: 73155
Dr. Suzanne Nalbantian and Walter James Miller discuss Harold Orel's The Final Years of Thomas Hardy.
WNYC archives id: 73151
John Bell and Walter James Miller discuss The Travels of William Bartram.
WNYC archives id: 73003
William Packard reads selections from his book First Selected Poems and discusses them with Walter James Miller. Among the poems he reads are "Haircut," "They are doing it in Africa," and "Sisyphus."
WNYC archives id: 72898
Harry Slochower discusses his recent paper, Philosophical Principles in Freudian Psychoanalytic Theory, Ontology and the Quest for Matrem , which draws on his careers as philosopher, literary critic, and psychotherapist.
WNYC archives id: 73093
Adrienne Wolfert, author of Natal Fire, reads and discusses her poetry.
WNYC archives id: 72864
Walter J. Miller discusses his book, Making an Angel, with host William Packard. Miller also reads a selection from his book.
WNYC archives id: 73159
William Packard, author of Four Plays, discusses the writing and production of his plays.
WNYC archives id: 72880
Burne Hogarth, author of Jungle Tales of Tarzan, and Don Holden, his publisher, discuss Hogarth's Tarzan comic strips.
WNYC archives id: 73102