From The Bookshelf
Joan Kramer & David Heeley05/04/15
Joan Kramer David Heeley are the people who created those wonderful PBS documentaries about Katherine Hepburn, Jimmy Stewart, Fred Astaire and Spencer Tracy among others. Now they have written a book about their experiences In The Company Of Legends....
Tom Santopietro returns to discuss his latest book, The Sound Of Music Story.
Paula Rabinowitz on Paperbacks
Paula Rabinowitz discusses her brilliant new book, American Pulp: How Paperbacks Brought Modernism to Main Street.
Cynthia Lennon died on April 1, 2015 of cancer. She was 75. In 2005 she wrote a memoir of her ten years with John Lennon. This interview with Cynthia Lennon was recorded on Thanksgiving Day, 2005.
Film Historian Jeanine Basinger
The brilliant author, educator and film historian Jeanine Basinger returns to talk about guess what: Movies!
Novelist Hazel Gaynor
Hazel Gaynor, author of two fine historical novels, is this week’s guest.
Marky Ramone’s Life As A Ramone
Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame drummer Marky Ramone discusses his life and his memoir Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life As A Ramone.
Former presidential speech writer Jonathan Horn discusses his book The Man Who Would Not Be Washington: Robert E. Lee’s Civil War and His Decision That Changed American History.
Science Fiction and Fantasy author Greg Keyes discusses his work including his novelization of the film Interstellar.
Barry Day on Raymond Chandler
Barry Day discusses his latest book, The World Of Raymond Chandler In His Own Words.
Actor Cary Elwes discusses his new book As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From The Making Of The Princess Bride
Barbara Leaming on Jacqueline Kennedy
Biographer Barbara Leaming tells the Untold Story of Mrs. Kennedy’s life after November 22, 1963.
Richard Zoglin on Bob Hope
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.
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