Bookwaves Heard on:
KPFA, 94.1 FM Berkeley California, Thursdays 3:00 pm.
WRFA, 107.9 FM, Jamestown, NY
Wednesdays, 10:30 am
WERU, 89.9 FM Blue Hill and 102.9 FM, Bangor, Maine
Fridays, 5:00 am
KGHI, 91.5 FM, Westport, Washington
Sundays, 1 pm
WRFI, 91.1 FM, Watkins Glen; 88.1 FM, Ithaca; 89.9 FM, Odessa, NY
Wednesday 5:30 am
WOOL, 95.1 FM Southern VT & NH
Saturdays, 7:00 am
KRFI, 88.5 FM, Idaho Panhandle
Wednesdays, 6:00 pm
KYAQ, 91.7FM, Lincoln County Oregon
5undays, 5:30 pm.
KXCR, 90.7 FM Florence Oregon
Fridays, 11:30 am
Global Community Radio Network
Tursdays, 2:00 pm
WPHX, 101.9 Ruskin Florida
Saturdays, 11:30 am
KPPQ, 104.1 FM Venura California
KPSQ, 97.3, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Sundays 10 am,
KURU, 89.1 FM Gila NM
Fridays, 4;:00 pm
KBOO, 90.7 FM, Portland, Oregon
Between The Covers, Thursdays, 11 am
KOWA, 106.5 FM. Olympia, Wash.
KFCF, 88.1 FM, Fresno, California
Mondays, 3:00 pm
Thursdays 3:00 pm Pacific
On Line: see individual station listings.
Bookwaves & Arts-Waves
These podcasts contain extended interviews from Bookwaves and Arts-Waves. Bay Area Theater also contains reviews, commentaries, and guest interviews.
April 6, 2018
Bookwaves: Steven Saylor, author of The Throne of Caesar.
Posted April 4, 2018
Podcast: Rachel York, actor, Head Over Heels, at the Curran April 10 - May 6, 2018
April 2, 2018
Arts-Waves: Paul Auster, author of 4 3 2 1
March 29, 2018
Bookwaves: Peter Carey, author of the novel,
A Long Way from Home.
March 26, 2018
Arts-Waves: Richard Fouts, playwright and Suze, Allen, director, The Birthday Lottery at Z Space, March 29 - April 1, 2018
March 22, 2018
Bookwaves: Joyce Maynard, author of the memoir, The Best of Us.
March 19, 2018
Arts-Waves: Ryan Weible, director, Saturday Night by Stephen Sondheim, at 42nd St. Moon Gateway Theatre through April 15, 2018.
March 15, 2018
Bookwaves: Tim Kreider, author of I Wrote This Book Because I Love You.
March 12, 2018
Arts-Waves: Peter Mayle (1939-2018), author of A Year in Provence and Encore Provence. Recorded October 18, 1999.
February 19, 2018
Arts-Waves: Otessa Moshfegh, author of Homesick for Another World.
February 15, 2018
Bookwaves: Trina Robbins, author of the memoir, Last Girl Standing.
February 12, 2018
Arts-Waves: Joy Carlin, director, Widowers' Houses by George Bernard Shaw at Aurora Theatre through March 4, 2018.
February 5, 2018
Arts-Waves: Margaret Atwood, 1989.
Interview recorded February 22, 1989, focusing on The Handmaid's Tale and Cat's Eye. Hosts:
Richard Wolinsky, Richard A. Lupoff and Lisa Goldstein
February 1, 2018
Bookwaves: Ursula K. LeGuin (1928-2018)
Interview recorded September 29, 2000 while on tour of The Telling. Hosts; Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff.
January 29, 2018
Arts-Waves: George Saunders, author of the novel Lincoln in the Bardo.
January 25, 2018
Bookwaves: Nathan Englander, author of Dinner at the Center of the Earth.
January 22, 2018
Arts-Waves: John Kolvenbach, playwright, Reel to Reel, at Magic Theatre through February 25, 2018.
January 18, 2018
Bookwaves: Douglas Preston, author of The Lost City of the Monkey God. Rebroadcast
January 15, 2018
Arts-Waves: The Gershwin Project II: Deena Rosenberg, author of Fascinating Rhythm and Michael Strunsky of the Gershwin Trust, recorded August 14, 1992.
Hosts: Richard Wolinsky & Alex Davis.
January 11, 2018
Bookwaves: Sue Grafton (1940-2017)
Program contains excerpts from two interviews
January 8, 2018
Arts-Waves: Judith Ivey, actress, The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter, directed by Carey Perloff, at ACT Geary Theatre through February 4, 2018.
January 4, 2018
Bookwaves: Helen Benedict, author of the novel Wolf Season.
January 1, 2018
Arts-Waves: Cleve Jones, author of When We Rise. Recorded live January 23, 2017.
December 28, 2017
Bookwaves: Kate Jessica Raphael, author of Murder Under the Fig Tree: A Palestine Mystery.
December 25, 2017
Arts-Waves: James Gleick, author of Time Travel.
Recorded before the current administration; would that we could go back.
December 21, 2017
Bookwaves: Jeffrey Eugenides, author of the collection, Fresh Complaint.
December 18, 2017
Arts-Waves: Richard Connema, Bay Area theatre critic, Hollywood stills photographer, 1946-1993.
December 4, 2017
Arts-Waves: Rabih Alameddine, author of The Angel of History. Rebroadcast
November 30, 2017
Bookwaves: Bill Hayes, author of Insomniac City: New York, Oliver and Me, and co-editor of the posthumous collection of essays, The River of Consciousness by Oliver Sacks
November 27, 2017
Arts-Waves: Lisa Peterson, Associate Director of Berkeley Rep, and director of Watch On The Rhine at Berkeley Rep through Jan.12, 2018.
November 23, 2017
Bookwaves: Margot Livesey, author of the novel Mercury. Rebroadcast
November 20, 2017
Arts-Waves: Bill English, Artistic Director of San Francisco Playhouse. Yearly update on the past season, the upcoming season and Playhouse projects and programs.
November 16, 2017
Bookwaves: Roz Chast, author of Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York and cartoonist in The New Yorker magazine.
November 13, 2017
Arts-Waves: Emma Keith, producer of England's National Theatre Live telecasts.
November 9, 2017
Bookwaves: Stephen Greenblatt, author of The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve
November 6, 2017
Arts-Waves: Maria Semple, author of the novel Today Will Be Different. Rebroadcast.
November 2, 2017
Bookwaves: Salman Rushdie, author of The Golden House.
October 30, 2017
Arts-Waves. Loretta Greco, Artistic Director, Magic Theatre; director, The Eva Trilogy by Barbara Hammond, through Nov. 12, 2017 at the Magic.
October 26, 2017
Bookwaves: Nancy MacLean, author of Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America
October 23, 2017
Arts-Waves: Jonathan Moscone, Chief of Civic Engagement at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.
October 19, 2017
Bookwaves: Adam Gopnik, author of At The Strangers Gate
October 16, 2017
Arts-Waves: Susan Vreeland (1946-2017) author of Girl in Hyacinth Blue and The Passion or Artimisia, recorded in 2002.
October 12, 2017
Bookwaves: Elizabeth Rosner, author of Survivor Cafe: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory.
October 9, 2017
Arts-Waves: Kazuo Ishiguro, author of The Buried Giant and winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature.
October 5, 2017
Bookwaves: Joseph Kanon, author of the novel Defectors.
October 2, 2017
Arts-Waves: Lillian Ross (1918-2017), recorded in 2002 while on tour for her memoir, Reporting Back: Notes on Journalism.
September 11, 2017
Arts-Waves: Taylor Mac, playwright/performer, A 24 Decade History of Popular Music.
September 7, 2017
Bookwaves: Andrew Sean Greer, author of the novel Less.
September 4, 2017
Arts-Waves: Christina Augello, Artistic Director, San Francisco Fringe Festival, Sept 8-23, 2017
August 31, 2017
Bookwaves: Tom Perrotta, author of Mrs. Fletcher and The Leftovers.
August 24, 2017
Bookwaves: Hari Kunzru, author of White Tears.
August 21, 2017
August 28, 2017
Arts-Waves: Gore Vidal, 2000.
Interview with the late Gore Vidal, recorded October 5, 2000 discussing his novel The Golden Age and of course, politics. Hosts: Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff.
August 14, 2017
Arts-Waves: Hanya Yanagihara, author of the novel A Little Life.
August 10, 2017
Bookwaves: Barbara Cook (1927-2017)
Interview recorded June 2016 for her memoir Then & Now. Barbara Cook died August 8, 2017.
August 7, 2017
Arts-Waves: Edward Abbey (1927-1989)
Interview recorded July, 1985 with Richard Wolinsky and Lawrence Davidson, documentary with excerpts from his work.
July 24, 2017
Arts-Waves: Elmore Leonard (1933-2013)
Documentary using material from two interviews
July 20, 2017
Bookwaves: Adam Hochschild, author of Spain In Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939.
July 17, 2017
Arts-Waves: Richard Schickel (1933-2017)
Film reviewer for Time Magazine, author of 36 books. Recorded 2003.
July 13, 2017
Bookwaves: David Shields, author of Other People: Takes and Mistakes.
July 10, 2017
Arts-Waves: Jacqueline Woodson, author of Another Brooklyn.
July 6, 2017
Bookwaves: Kim Addonizio, author of Bukowski in a Sundress and Mortal Trash.
July 3, 2017
Arts-Waves. Carl Hiaasen, author of Razor Girl.
June 29, 2017
Bookwaves: Colm Toibin, author of the novel House of Names.
June 26, 2017
Arts-Waves: John Fisher, Artistic Director of Theatre Rhino in San Francisco; Excerpts from the 1998 interview with Gore Vidal.
Contains links to earlier archives to 2001.
Clark Blaise & Bharati Mukherjee at Pegasus Bookstore in Berkeley, 2011
All Bookwaves shows that can be heard on-line are listed and linked alphabetically.
Frank M. Robinson (1926-2014)
Century: An Illustrated History; Waiting
Recorded February 9, 2000 (40 min)
Aired September 9, 2004 (34 min)