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Producer Rick Kleffel reports on literature, technology and whatever he can talk his editor into for National Public Radio. He rarely sleeps and sometimes plays electronic music.

Producer Rick Kleffel reports on literature, technology and whatever he can talk his editor into for National Public Radio. He rarely sleeps and sometimes plays electronic music.

Location:

Santa Cruz, CA

Genres:

Interviews

Description:

Producer Rick Kleffel reports on literature, technology and whatever he can talk his editor into for National Public Radio. He rarely sleeps and sometimes plays electronic music.

Twitter:

@RickKleffel

Language:

English

Contact:

203 8th Avenue Santa Cruz, CA 95062 831-476-2800


Episodes

1561: A 2013 Phone Interview with Edward Gauvin

12/8/2013
"Fantastic stories have to move on this invisible slippage..."

Duration:00:20:41

1560: A 2013 Interview with Susan Stinson

12/2/2013
"The rhetorical moves are unbelievable."

Duration:00:44:02

1551: A 2013 Interview with Dan Simmons

11/10/2013
"Tibet, in those days, was truly unknown..."

Duration:01:58:19

1549: A 2013 Interview with Bill Bryson

11/3/2013
"It was the most amazingly eventful and magical summer..."

Duration:01:03:04

1548: Podcast Update: Time to Read Episode 131: Bill Bryson

11/1/2013
One Summer: America, 1927

Duration:00:06:34

1547: A 2013 Interview with Margaret Atwood

10/27/2013
"There isn't a general agreement about what normal and good is."

Duration:00:46:26

1544: A 2013 Interview with Hannah Kent

10/23/2013
"...it felt like some kind of kinship..."

Duration:08:24:05

1542: A 2013 Interview with Paul Harding

10/20/2013
"I'm just there to take it down..."

Duration:08:23:41

A 2013 Interview with Nicholson Baker

10/16/2013
"...I did all sorts of things to get the voiceiness..."

Duration:23:18:39

1538: A 2013 Interview with Jonathan Lethem

10/13/2013
"...we resist thinking about these things, and then suddenly it will become quite urgent figure it out, wait, where do I come from..."

Duration:01:31:29

1536: A 2013 Interview with Temple Grandin

10/8/2013
"Well, I don't want to get cured."

Duration:00:45:02

1534: A 2013 Interview with Mark Epstein

10/5/2013
"...it's hard to have a decent relationship if those early relationships are fraught...."

Duration:01:08:01

1532: A 2013 Interview with Connie Willis

9/29/2013
"...you have so little control and not nearly enough information..."

Duration:06:57:10