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
CHMR, 93.5FM St. Johns, NL, Canada
Saturdays, 9:00 am
KBOO, 90.7 FM, Portland, Oregon
Between The Covers, Thursdays, 11 am
KOWA, 106.5 FM. Olympia, Wash.
KCEI, 90.1 FM, Taos, NM, Wednesdays
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 hosted by CS Soong.
September 19, 2019
Bookwaves: Esi Edugyan, author of the novel Washington Black.
September 16, 2019
Arts-Waves: Tamilla Woodard, director of "Top Girls" at ACT Geary through Oct. 13, 2019.
September 12, 2019
Bookwaves: Molly Ivins (1944-2006), co-author of Bushwhacked, recorded December 2003.
September 9, 2019
Arts-Waves: Daniel Thomas, co-Executive Director of 42nd Street Moon theatre company.
Also: Review of "Anastasia" at SHN Golden Gate.
September 5, 2019
Bookwaves: Joshua Furst, author of the novel Revolutionaries.
September 2, 2019
Arts-Waves: Elizabeth Rosner, author of Survivor Cafe, recorded live at Pegasus Books in Berkeley
August 29, 2019
Bookwaves: Robert Macfarlane, author of Underland: A Deep Time Journey
August 26, 2019
Arts-Waves: Nora Ephron (1941-2012). Recorded November 21,2010 during the tour for I Remember Nothing (and other reflections).
August 22, 2019
Bookwaves: Ann Beattie, author of the novel, A Wonderful Stroke of Luck.
August 19, 2019
Arts-Waves: Justine Bateman, author of Fame:The Hijacking of Reality, former co-tar of the television sitcom Family Ties.
Review: House of Joy, Cal Shakes
August 15, 2019
Bookwaves: Glen David Gold, whose latest book, just out in trade paper, is I Will Be Complete: A Memoir.
August 12, 2019
Arts-Waves: John Fisher, performer/writer, A History of World War II at the Marsh through Sept. 7, 2019; Artistic Director, Theatre Rhino.
August 8, 2019
Bookwaves: Nathan Englander, author of the novel, kaddish.com
July 22, 2019
Arts-Waves: Susan Oxtoby, curator of the BAMPFA film series, Against Authority: The Cinema of Masaki Kobayashi.
July 18, 2019
Bookwaves: Susan Sontag (1933-2004), recorded while on tour for In America, her final novel, recorded March 16, 2000. Interviewers Richard Wolinsky/Richard A. Lupoff.
July 15, 2019
Arts-Waves. Ha Jin, author of The Banished Immortal, a biography of the eighth century Chinese poet Li Bai (Li Po).
July 11, 2019
Bookwaves. Barry Lopez, author of Horizon.
July 8, 2019
Arts-Waves: Steven Saylor, author of Throne of Caesar, just out in trade paper.
July 8, 2019
Bookwaves: Nancy MacLean, author of Democracy in Chains.
July 1, 2019
Arts-Waves: Errol Morris, documentary film maker, author of The Ashtray (Or the Man Who Denied Reality).
June 27, 2019
Bookwaves: Armistead Maupin, author of the Tales of the City series of books. Recorded June 14, 2007 for the book Michael Tolliver Lives.
June 24, 2019
Arts-Waves: Simon Winchester, author of The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World.
June 20, 2019
Bookwaves: Joseph Heller (1923-1999) author of Catch-22 and its sequel Closing Time. Recorded October 17, 1994. Co-hosts: Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff.
June 17, 2019
Arts-Waves: David Sedaris, author of Calypso.
June 13, 2019
Bookwaves: Patricia Marx & Roz Chast, authors of Why Don't You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?: A Mother's Suggestions.
June 10, 2019
Arts-Waves: Giovanna Sardelli, director of Archduke at TheatreWorks Mountain View Center for the Arts thru June 30, 2019.
June 6, 2019
Bookwaves: Tony Horwitz (1958-2019), author of Spying on the South.
June 3, 2019
Arts-Waves: Frank Galati, director of
Rhinoceros by Eugene Ionesco, at ACT Geary Theatre through June 23, 2019.
May 30, 2019
Bookwaves: Lisa See, author of The Island of Sea Women.
May 6, 2019
Arts-Waves: Annette O'Toole, lead actor in the play The Good Book, at Berkeley Rep's Peet's Theatre through June 9, 2019.
May 2, 2019
Bookwaves: Richard Powers, author of The Overstory, winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, now in trade paperback.
April 29, 2019
Arts-Waves: Kate Kilbane & Dan Moses, "The Kilbanes," creators and performers of Weightless, at ACT Strand through May 12, 2019.
April 25, 2019
Bookwaves: Cherilyn Parsons, founder and Executive Director, The Bay Area Book Festival, May 4-5, 2019 in downtown Berkeley.
April 22, 2019
Arts-Waves: George RR Martin, before Game of Thrones. Interviewers: Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff, recorded 1991.
April 18, 2019
Bookwaves: Dave Eggers, author of The Parade.
April 15, 2019
Pre-empted for KPFA 70th Anniversary.
April 11, 2019
Bookwaves: John Lanchester, author of the novel, The Wall.
Extended podcast to be posted.
April 8, 2019
Arts-Waves: Tayari Jones, author of An American Marriage, now out in paperback.
April 4, 2019
Bookwaves: Tommy Orange, author of the novel, There, There.
April 1, 2019
Arts-Waves: The Jungle. Co-director Justin Martin and actor Amman Haj Ahmad discuss the play, The Jungle, at the Curran through May 18, 2019.
March 28, 2019
Bookwaves: Kurt Vonnegut, recorded1991. Rebroadcast in honor of the 50th anniversary of the publication of Slaughterhouse-5. Interviewers: Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff
March 25, 2019
Arts-Waves. Falsettos. Interviews with James Lapine, director; William Finn, composer/lyricist; Spencer Liff, choreographer; and Jordan Roth, producer of the musical Falsettos, now at SHN Golden Gate through April 14, 2019
March 21, 2019
Bookwaves: Brian Garfield (1939-2018) author of western fiction, Death Wish and Hopscotch.
March 18, 2019
Arts-Waves: Mfoniso Udofia, playwright, The Ufot Cycle. Her Portmanteau at ACT through 3/31/19. In Old Age at the Magic starting 3/27/19.
March 14, 2019
Bookwaves: Barry Eisler, author of The Killer Collective.
March 11, 2019
Arts-Waves: Don Reed, comedian, writer/performer That Don Reed Show at the Marsh, Berkeley through April 28, 2019.
February 18, 2019
Arts-Waves: Josh Costello, Artistic Director of Aurora Theatre Company starting July 2019.
February 14, 2019
Bookwaves: Wes Craven (1930-2015). The noted horror director, author of the novel Fountain Society. Recorded October, 1999. Interviewers: Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff
February 11, 2019
Arts-Waves: Francine du Plessix Gray (1930-2019), author of Them and contributor to the New Yorker magazine. Recorded May, 2005.
February 7, 2019
Bookwaves: Ursula K. Le Guin (1929-2018). Recorded September, 2000. Interviewers: Richard Wolinsky & Richard A. Lupoff
February 4, 2019
Arts-Waves: Michael David Lukas, author of The Last Watchman of Old Cairo
January 31, 2019
Bookwaves: Joyce Maynard, author of a memoir, The Best of Us.
January 28, 2019
Arts-Waves: Tim Kreider, author of I Wrote This Book Because I Love You.
January 24, 2019
Bookwaves: Peter Carey, author of the novel A Long Way from Home.
January 21, 2019
Arts-Waves: Pam McKinnon, Artistic Director of American Conservatory Theatre (ACT)
January 17, 2019
Bookwaves: Carol Channing (1921-2019) noted Broadway star and author of Just Lucky I Guess, a memoir, recorded 2002.
January 14, 2019
Arts-Waves: Trina Robbins, author of the memoir, Last Girl Standing.
January 10, 2019
Bookwaves: Amos Oz (1939-2018), noted Israeli novelist and peace activist, recorded November 2004.
January 7, 2019
Arts-Waves: Larry Kirwan, creator of the musical Paradise Square, at Berkeley Rep through
Feb. 24, 2019. Co-founder of the Irish American band Black 47 and author of five books.
January 3, 2019
Bookwaves: Katya Cengel, author of Exiled, From the Killing Fields of Cambodia to California and Back.
Contains links to earlier archives back 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)