Books & Writers

podcast

Stewart Brand: City Planet - How Urbanization Will Drive Innovation (6/14/2008)

Size: 
25.8Mb
Duration: 
1:04:24

Stewart Brand, Founder and Publisher, The Whole Earth Catalogue; Co-founder, The Long Now Foundation; Co-founder, The WELL; Co-founder, Global Business Network Read more »

podcast

David Ewing Duncan (1/9/2007)

Size: 
25.7Mb
Duration: 
1:04:09

David Ewing Duncan is an award-winning, best-selling author of six books, numerous essays, articles and short stories, and is a television, radio and film producer and correspondent. Duncan is on a quest of chemical self-discovery. National Geographic sponsored a test for 320 chemicals he might have picked up from food, drink, the air and ordinary products – compounds acquired by merely living. He ran the tests to learn what substances build up in a typical American over a lifetime and where they might come from. What he found was disturbing. Read more »

podcast

David Borgenicht, Author, Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbooks (1/16/2007)

Size: 
24.8Mb
Duration: 
1:01:54

David Borgenicht, Author, Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbooks Read more »

podcast

Myla Goldberg, Author of Bee Season and Wickett’s Remedy (10/17/2006)

Size: 
22.8Mb
Duration: 
57:00

Experimental novelist and indie-folk musician Myla Goldberg will speak about the possibilities and perils of memory and how past events do and do not shape the present. Goldberg’s latest novel, Wickett’s Remedy, takes place in Boston during the 1918 influenza epidemic and spans through the 1990s. Read more »

podcast

Urban Etiquette: Manners And Civility in the 21st Century (11/13/2006)

Size: 
28.0Mb
Duration: 
1:09:53

Charles Purdy, "Mr. Social Grace" Columnist, SF Weekly, KFOG and Gay.com; Author, Urban Etiquette
Jeff Sherman, Professor of Social Psychology, University of California at Davis
Laura Lewis, Business Etiquette Instructor, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Cisco Systems Read more »

podcast

Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket with Andrew Sean Greer (6/22/2006)

Size: 
13.9Mb
Duration: 
1:00:34

Daniel Handler, a.k.a. Lemony Snicket, Author, A Series of Unfortunate Events and Adverbs 
In conversation with fellow author Andrew Sean Greer Read more »

podcast

Alan Kaufman-Author, Jew Boy and Matches (7/7/2006)

Size: 
25.5Mb
Duration: 
1:03:45

Alan Kaufman, Author, Matches and Jew Boy Read more »

podcast

Anne Marie-Cox (1/19/2006)

Size: 
14.3Mb
Duration: 
1:02:33

Wonkette’s snarky and insightful take on what happens inside and outside the Beltway is essential daily blog reading for political junkies everywhere. She appears in conversation with former MTV senior political correspondent Tabitha Soren, to talk about D.C. life and her book Dog Days - a wry and sexy story about young movers and shakers.

This program was recorded live January 19, 2006.

podcast

Karenna Gore-Schiff (2/16/2006)

Size: 
13.4Mb
Duration: 
58:38

Is another Gore run for office in the cards? Karenna drew the spotlight as an advisor in her father's bid for the presidency in 2000. Since then she's taken the Bush administration's environmental actions to task, and there's buzz that a career in politics lies ahead. In this program, she talks about her life and new book profiling remarkable women from Frances Perkins to Dolores Huerta.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience on February 16, 2006.

podcast

10 Years of Youth Speaks: Youth Poetry Revolution (3/7/2006)

Size: 
16.8Mb
Duration: 
1:13:31

Emiliano Bourgois-Chacon, Teen Poetry Slam Champion
Meilani Clay, Teen Poetry Slam Champion
Jaime Jacinto, Poet
James Kass, Founder and Executive Director, Youth Speaks
Elaine Katzenberger, Editor, City Lights Bookstore
Paul S. Flores, Author, Along the Border Lines; Poet – Moderator Read more »

Syndicate content