author of “The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird”
In 2010, a janitor at a British airport noticed something fishy about a passenger in the Emirates Airline’s first class lounge.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The co-producer of Bookworm, Shawn Michael Sullivan, was able to rebroadcast one of his favorite shows, between Michael Silverblatt and Horacio Castellanos Moya, regarding …
Global warming is changing California in profound ways, says New York Times Magazine’s climate columnist David Wallace Wells
from KCRW Features
Brit Bennett pushes questions of race and color to their extremes in her new novel, The Vanishing Half.
Charles Yu’s Interior Chinatown is a contemporary novel about dealing with the difficulty of being whoever you are.
Lynda Barry’s Making Comics is a how-to graphic novel guide for people who gave up on drawing.
Nov. 21, 2019
Benjamin Moser recently won a Pulitzer Prize for his biography Sontag: Her Life and Work . In this show from the archives, he talks about Susan Sontag‘s ideology: reading more…
Stephen Wright’s Processed Cheese finds hilarity in the tragedy of contemporary life.
Love and I , poems by Fanny Howe, about love, the failure of love, and the transformation of love over the years.
Again Deborah Eisenberg demonstrates herself as a masterful and electric writer, in her new collection of seven stories, Your Duck Is My Duck .
Dec. 20, 2019