Hugh Rawson

Wednesday, October 28, 1981

The words we use because we can't use other words.


Scott Sommer

Wednesday, August 12, 1981

Scott Sommer on Lifetime.

WNYC archives id: 72977


Earl Shorris

Wednesday, July 15, 1981

American author and social critic Earl Shorris discusses his book The Oppressed Middle

WNYC archives id: 72973


Richard Kostelanetz

Wednesday, July 08, 1981

Richard Kostelanetz discusses his Autobiographies.

WNYC archives id: 72972


Sylvia L. Horowitz

Wednesday, July 01, 1981

Sylvia L. Horowitz discusses her book The Find of a Lifetime, a biography of British archaeologist, Sir Arthur Evans.

WNYC archives id: 72982


William Packard

Wednesday, April 29, 1981

William Packard discusses his book, Desire: Erotic Poetry Through the Ages. He talks about love poetry and erotic poetry. Packard reads selections of poems from the book.

WNYC archives id: 72922


Keith Alan Lasko

Monday, December 22, 1980

Dr. Lasko discusses his book The Great Billion Dollar Medical Swindle.

Walter James Miller introduces the book, The Great Billion Dollar Medical Swindle, by comparing its insights to Joseph Heller’s portrayal of the medical profession in the novel Catch-22, through the character Doc Daneeka, who makes decisions ...


Elaine Suss

Wednesday, November 12, 1980

Walter James Miller introduces his guest with a critique of her book by Sloan Wilson. Elaine Suss discusses her book, A Money Marriage .

WNYC archives id: 73087


Leon Edel

Monday, March 10, 1980

Leon Edel discusses his new book, Bloomsbury: A House of Lions, with Jack Sullivan.

WNYC archives id: 73020


Arlene Zekowski

Monday, February 11, 1980

Walter James Miller talks with Arlene Zekowski who discusses her book, Image Breaking Images, and her theory on grammar, logic and language.

WNYC archives id: 73028


Stanley Berne

Monday, January 28, 1980

Are we heading for a grammarless language? Part I with author/educator Stanley Berne.

WNYC archives id: 73002


Gilbert Sorrentino

Wednesday, January 16, 1980

Poet and novelist Gilbert Sorrentino discusses his new novel, Mulligan Stew . He and Walter James Miller discuss literary techniques. Sorrentino reads a selection from his book.

WNYC archives id: 73088


Agnes Greenhall

Tuesday, January 01, 1980

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Walter James Miller talks to Agnes Greenhall about The Columbia Dictionary of Modern English Literature.

WNYC archives id: 73187


Kenneth Gangemi

Monday, December 10, 1979

Kenneth Gangemi discusses his book The Volcanoes from Puebla, a literary travel book about Mexico.

WNYC archives id: 73195


Norman Rosten

Wednesday, November 14, 1979

Norman Rosten discusses his book, Selected Poems of Norman Rosten, and reads some selections from it. The collection includes some new poems as well.

WNYC archives id: 73185


Phillip Lopate

Thursday, July 05, 1979

Phillip Lopate discusses his novel Confessions of Summer.

WNYC archives id: 72879


Beryl Bainbridge

Saturday, June 30, 1979

Beryl Bainbridge discusses her new novel, Young Adolf , and the paperback edition of her earlier work, Injury Time .

WNYC archives id: 72989


Eileen Simpson

Saturday, June 23, 1979

Eileen Simpson discusses her book, Reversals . She recalls her own experience with dyslexia.

WNYC archives id: 73097


Barbara Girion

Saturday, June 16, 1979

Walter James Miller interviews Barbara Girion, author of A Tangle of Roots, about new directions and techniques in fiction for young adults and juvenile readers.

WNYC archives id: 73026


P.E.N. Officials

Wednesday, May 16, 1979

Authors and P.E.N officials B.J. Chute, Kirkpatrick Sale, and Karen Kennerly discuss their involvement with P.E.N. They talk about the origin of the organization and the work they do, including a program for writers in prison.

WNYC archives id: 73162