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A weekly radio show about writing and writers in western New England.

A weekly radio show about writing and writers in western New England.
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Location:

Amherst, MA

Description:

A weekly radio show about writing and writers in western New England.

Language:

English

Contact:

105 Campus Center University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA 01003 413-545-2875


Episodes

Tana French, THE WYCH ELM & THE TRESPASSER

10/18/2018
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We spend the hour talking with Tana French, first about her new crime novel The Wych Elm, then we re-air our 2016 interview with her about The Trespasser. The post Tana French, THE WYCH ELM & THE TRESPASSER appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:40

Tatjana Soli, THE REMOVES & Charles Mann, 1491

10/11/2018
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Tatjana Soli talks about her new novel, The Removes. Then, we air our 2005 interview with Charles Mann about his book, 1491. The post Tatjana Soli, THE REMOVES & Charles Mann, 1491 appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:51

Aida Edemariam, THE WIFE’S TALE & Russell Powell, APPLES OF NEW ENGLAND

10/4/2018
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Aida Edemariam discusses her memoir, The Wife's Tale: A Personal History. Then we revisit our interview with Russell Powell about his book, Apples of New England: A User's Guide. The post Aida Edemariam, THE WIFE’S TALE & Russell Powell, APPLES OF NEW ENGLAND appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:00:25

James Loewen, LIES MY TEACHER TOLD ME & Lois Lowry, FUN AND GAMES

9/20/2018
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We talk with James E. Loewen about his bestseller Lies My Teacher Told Me. Then, we speak with Lois Lowry of The Giver about her new play about school shootings. The post James Loewen, LIES MY TEACHER TOLD ME & Lois Lowry, FUN AND GAMES appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:27

Arundhati Roy, THE MINISTRY OF UTMOST HAPPINESS & Imogen Hermes Gowar, THE MERMAID AND MRS. HANCOCK

9/13/2018
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We talk with Arundhati Roy about The Ministry of Utmost Happiness. Then, Imogen Hermes Gowar tells us about The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock. The post Arundhati Roy, THE MINISTRY OF UTMOST HAPPINESS & Imogen Hermes Gowar, THE MERMAID AND MRS. HANCOCK appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:07

Irwin Redlener, THE FUTURE OF US & Barbara Oakley, LEARNING HOW TO LEARN

9/6/2018
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We talk with Dr. Irwin Redlener about his book The Future of Us: What the Dreams of Children Mean for Twenty-First-Century America. Then Barbara Oakley discusses her book, Learning How To Learn, A Guide for Kids and Teens. The post Irwin Redlener, THE FUTURE OF US & Barbara Oakley, LEARNING HOW TO LEARN appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:01:48

Cory Taylor, HOW HITLER WAS MADE & Nicholas Kusnetz on new anti-protest laws

8/30/2018
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We talk with Cory Taylor about his book, How Hitler Was Made: Germany and the Rise of the Perfect Nazi. Then Nicholas Kusnetz of Inside Climate News talks about harsh new anti-protest laws. The post Cory Taylor, HOW HITLER WAS MADE & Nicholas Kusnetz on new anti-protest laws appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:56:53

Carl Hoffman, THE LAST WILD MEN OF BORNEO & Dale Peterson, THE GHOSTS OF GOMBE

8/25/2018
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Carl Hoffman on The Last Wild Men of Borneo & Dale Peterson on The Ghosts of Gombe. The post Carl Hoffman, THE LAST WILD MEN OF BORNEO & Dale Peterson, THE GHOSTS OF GOMBE appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:44

Aaron Carroll, The Bad Food Bible & Kristin Lawless, Formerly Known As Food

8/21/2018
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Dr. Aaron Carroll talks about his book The Bad Food Bible & Kristin Lawless discusses her book is Formerly Known As Food. The post Aaron Carroll, The Bad Food Bible & Kristin Lawless, Formerly Known As Food appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:31

Steven Stoll, RAMP HOLLOW & Rachel Cleetus, Underwater

8/13/2018
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Steven Stoll discusses Ramp Hollow: The Ordeal of Appalachia. Then, Rachel Cleetus talks about the report she co-authored, Underwater, Rising Seas, Chronic Floods, and the Implications for US Coastal Real Estate. The post Steven Stoll, RAMP HOLLOW & Rachel Cleetus, Underwater appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:53

Cathryn Hankla, LOST PLACES: On Losing And Finding Home & Francesca Rheannon on “Finding Home”

8/3/2018
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Cathryn Hankla talks about her memoir LOST PLACES: On Losing And Finding Home. Then Francesca reads a passage about "finding home" from her memoir about Provence. The post Cathryn Hankla, LOST PLACES: On Losing And Finding Home & Francesca Rheannon on “Finding Home” appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:27

Sandra Steingraber on Rachel Carson’s SILENT SPRING & Carey Gillam on Roundup

7/26/2018
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WV talks with Sandra Steingraber about Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. The post Sandra Steingraber on Rachel Carson’s SILENT SPRING & Carey Gillam on Roundup appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:51

T. J. English, THE CORPORATION & HAVANA NOCTURNE

7/19/2018
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We talk with T.J. English about his books about the Mafia, Cuba, and the Cuban-American Mob, The Corporation and Havana Nocturne. The post T. J. English, THE CORPORATION & HAVANA NOCTURNE appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:17

Martin Puchner, THE WRITTEN WORLD

7/13/2018
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Martin Puchner talks about his book, The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization. The post Martin Puchner, THE WRITTEN WORLD appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:10

July 4 Special: Danielle Allen, Our Declaration & Anthony Lewis, Freedom For The Thought That We Hate

7/4/2018
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Danielle Allen talks about her book Our Declaration, A Reading Of The Declaration of Independence In Defense of Equality. Then we air our 2008 interview with Anthony Lewis about Freedom For The Thought That We Hate. The post July 4 Special: Danielle Allen, Our Declaration & Anthony Lewis, Freedom For The Thought That We Hate appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:59:45

Elizabeth Rush, Rising & Lynn Zinsser of Climate Liability News

6/27/2018
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Elizabeth Rush talks about Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore & Lynn Zinsser discusses legal action on climate change. The post Elizabeth Rush, Rising & Lynn Zinsser of Climate Liability News appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:33

Barbara Lipska, THE NEUROSCIENTIST WHO LOST HER MIND, Audrea Lim on Puerto Rican Farmer Brigades & More

6/21/2018
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Neuroscientist Barbara K. Lipska tells us about her memoir, The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind. Then, Jill Bolte Taylor on her book, My Stroke of Insight, Audrea Lim on Puerto Rico's farmer brigades, and summer reading picks. The post Barbara Lipska, THE NEUROSCIENTIST WHO LOST HER MIND, Audrea Lim on Puerto Rican Farmer Brigades & More appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:44

David Margolick, THE PROMISE AND THE DREAM & Alex Perry, THE GOOD MOTHERS

6/14/2018
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We talk with David Margolick about The Promise and the Dream: The Untold Story of Martin Luther King, Jr. And Robert F. Kennedy. Then, Alex Perry discusses his book, The Good Mothers: The True Story of the Women Who Took on the World’s Most Powerful Mafia. The post David Margolick, THE PROMISE AND THE DREAM & Alex Perry, THE GOOD MOTHERS appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:16

Our Eroding Democracy: Steven Levitsky, Ted Rall, Harmon Leon

6/14/2018
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We talk with Steven Levitsky about How Democracies Die. Then, political cartoonist Ted Rall and author Harmon Leon tell us about their book, Meet The Deplorables: Infiltrating Trump America. The post Our Eroding Democracy: Steven Levitsky, Ted Rall, Harmon Leon appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:05

Larry Tye, BOBBY KENNEDY & Stephen Kiernan, THE BAKER’S SECRET

6/7/2018
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Larry Tye talks about his superb biography of Robert F. Kennedy, Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon. Then, Stephen Kiernan talks about his novel The Baker's Secret, set in a tiny Normandy town on the eve of D-Day. The post Larry Tye, BOBBY KENNEDY & Stephen Kiernan, THE BAKER’S SECRET appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:06:41