"Philip Quarles" is a novelist who lives and works in New York City.
Philip Quarles appears in the following:
Joseph Wood Krutch Goes Green…in 1952!
Thursday, November 23, 2017
"What is a nature writer?" Joseph Wood Krutch asks the audience at this 1952 Book and Authors Luncheon.
1953 American Academy and National Institute of Arts and Letters Awards Ceremony
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Marianne Craig Moore, Frank Lloyd Wright, Ivan Meštrović and Elizabeth Bowen: a snapshot of the American cultural establishment.
1966 National Book Awards: Janet Flanner, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., James Dickey and Katherine Anne Porter
Thursday, November 09, 2017
"Welcome to Fun City!" Mayor Lindsay jokes as he kicks off the ceremony.
Sigmund Spaeth, “The Tune Detective”
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Demystifying the art of music, he claims “we need today more bad musicians.”
Composer Wallingford Riegger 'Fesses Up' in this 1960 Interview
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Having had a unique career, alternating between the classical and modernist styles, he compares himself to Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
Can There Be a New York, The Beautiful?
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Architect Ada Louise Huxtable considers this question on an episode of New York Tomorrow.
1964 National Book Awards Ceremony
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Featuring John Crowe Ransom, William H. McNeil, John Updike and I. I. Rabi.
Thursday, October 05, 2017
"There is no room for imagination in composing a factual background." Author Helen MacInnes plunges into the real-life inspiration for The Venetian Affair.
Nikita Khrushchev Bids New York Farewell
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Khrushchev is polite but noticeably blunt, pronouncing that "The conviction we found was the leaders of this city and especially its people do not want war."
An Unexplained Death and an Unacceptable System
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Attorney William vanden Heuvel answers questions on the death of Young Lords' Julio Roldan, and the subsequent riot that eventually resulted in the closing of the infamous Tombs prison.
Bess Myerson Starts Her Career in Government
Thursday, September 14, 2017
A former Miss America is determined to "exorcize from this city the persistent cancer created by greed and advantage-seeking…" as Commissioner of the Department of Consumer Affairs.
Roethke and Bellow Headline 1965 National Book Awards
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Bellow accepts for Herzog and Ted Roethke's widow accepts for her late husband's collection The Far Field.
Drama Off Broadway
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Is Aesthetic Realism “a Village cult” or a powerful force bringing new dramatic interpretations to the stage?
Moss Hart, Act One
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Moss Hart discusses his memoir at this 1959 Book and Author Luncheon.
Eleanor Roosevelt Salutes Helen Keller
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Though she is seventy-four years old, Helen Keller is about to embark on another journey, this one a staggering 40,000-mile tour of India, Pakistan, Burma, the Philippines and Japan.
Margaret Mead Addresses the Nation's Heroin Epidemic
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Although she has only studied "cultures addicted to betel nut," America's most famous anthropologist voices her opinions at this 1970 symposium on the Social Implication of Drug Abuse.
Former Veep Alben Barkley at the Book and Author Luncheon
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Alben Barkley treats the Book and Author Luncheon as another whistle-stop.
Hugh Mulzac: Captain, Victim, Survivor
Thursday, July 20, 2017
America's first African-American ship master.
Curfews, Nightsticks and Juvenile Delinquency
Thursday, July 13, 2017
New York City Mayor Robert Wagner, Youth Board President Ralph Whalen and Police Commissioner Stephen P. Kennedy answer questions sent in from WNYC listeners.
Dissent: Catalyst or Threat?
Thursday, July 06, 2017
Ramsey Clark and William F. Buckley debate on the benefit or harm of political dissent in a lawful society.