From The Bookshelf
Richard Zoglin on Bob Hope12/15/14
Richard Zoglin discusses his extraordinary new biography of Bob Hope
New York Times Book Review’s Pamela Paul
Editor of the New York Times Book Review, Pamela Paul talks about the new book of interviews from the pages of the Book Review, By The Book
Marc Eliot on John Wayne
Cinema historian Marc Eliot turns his sights on Duke and makes an argument for the actor as auteur on this week’s show!
Philip Ziegler on Lord Olivier
Philip Ziegler is the guest. His latest book is Olivier, the definitive biographer of the great actor.
Dialect Coach Jessica Drake
Dialect coach, actress and teacher Jessica Drake discusses her work in films and television.
Mark Harris returns to discuss hid latest book, Five Came Back: A Story Of Hollywood and The Second World War
Novelist James Ellroy
Novelist James Ellroy discusses his new novel, Perfidia.
Monique Brinson Demery
Monique Brinson Demery discusses her book Finding The Dragon Lady: The Mystery Of Vietnam’s Madame Nhu.
Rachel DeWoskin Returns
Novelist and poet Rachel DeWoskin returns to discuss her new novel, Blind.
Susan L. Mizruchi on Marlon Brando
Susan L. Mizruchi discusses her new book, Brando’s Smile: His Life, Thought, And Work.
Theatre Critic Sylvie Drake
Sylvie Drake, long time theatre critic for The Los Angeles Times, discusses her career.
What Would Mary Ann Do?
Who needs Ginger? We have Mary Ann! The beautiful Dawn Wells visits to discuss her career, her new book, and a three hour tour that has lasted a lifetime.
William Stadiem discusses his latest book, Jet Set: The People, The Planes, The Glamour, and the Romance of Aviation’s Glory Years
Amanda Petrusich Do Not Sell At Any Price
Amanda Petrusich discusses her latest book, Do Not Sell at Any Price The Wild Obsessive Hunt for the World’s Rarest 78rpm Records
Angela Cartwright, star of Lost In Space and The Sound Of Music visits. In addition to being my first crush, Angela Cartwright is the author of Styling the Stars: Lost Treasures from the Twentieth Century Fox Archive.
Marc Spitz on Twee
Author Marc Spitz discusses his latest book Twee: The Gentle Revolution in Music, Books, Television, Fashion, and Film.
Novelist Lisa See
Lisa See returns to discuss her latest novel, China Dolls, the story of three Asian women who enter show business in Depression era San Francisco.
Hollywood Veteran Jerry Ludwig
Jerry Ludwig, who wrote all your favorite episodes of Hawaii Five-0, Mission Impossible, I Spy and MacGyver, discusses his new murder mystery set in the era of the Hollywood blacklist.
An entertaining discussion with performer, playwright, and sexual relationship coach Dane Ballard
Jeff Guinn returns to discuss his very cool western novel, Glorious
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