Monthly Archives: January 2007

Podcast

Simon Winchester and Dylan Schaffer

Dylan Schaffer
Dylan Schaffer
Simon Winchester
Simon Winchester

Francesca interviews Simon Winchester about [amazon-product text=”A CRACK IN THE EDGE OF THE WORLD: America And The Great California Earthquake Of 1906″ type=”text”]0060572000[/amazon-product]. Also, Dylan Schaffer talks about his funny and poignant memoir, [amazon-product text=”LIFE, DEATH AND BIALYS: A Father/Son Baking Story” type=”text”]1596911921[/amazon-product].

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Richard Ford and Scott Ritter

Scott Ritter
Scott Ritter
Richard Ford
Richard Ford

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Ford talks about [amazon-product text=”THE LAY OF THE LAND” type=”text”]0679776672[/amazon-product]. Also, Scott Ritter, on [amazon-product text=”Target Iran: The Truth About the White Houses Plans for Regime Change” type=”text”]1560259361[/amazon-product]. Continue reading

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Podcast of NEA Chairman Dana Gioia

We talk with National Endowment for the Arts chairman Dana Gioia about poetry, the state of reading in America, and what government can do to promote literature. We also play a selection from POETRY OUT LOUD, a CD produced by the NEA and the Poetry Foundation. On our show for broadcast, we read Jour de l’An, an excerpt from a story about New Years Day in Provence by Writers Voice host, Francesca Rheannon, but are unable to include it in this podcast, since it has copyrighted music embedded, and the musician complained. (Some say rebroadcast on the Web from licensed radio broadcast is legal, but WV prefers to take this portion of the show down). But you can read the whole piece here — and get the story’s delicious Internet Apple Crisp recipe! It was a “hit gastronomique” in Provence.

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Peter Barnes: Capitalism 3.0

Working Assets cofounder Peter Barnes says capitalism needs a new operating system that will protect our common wealth as citizens of the planet: nature, culture and community. He tells us about it in a conversation about his book, CAPITALISM 3.0: A Guide to Reclaiming the Commons. To read or download the book for free, go to Barnes’ blog at www.onthecommons.org. Part Two of this week’s podcast.