KCRW's Bookworm show

KCRW's Bookworm

Summary: A must for the serious reader, Bookworm showcases writers of fiction and poetry - the established, new or emerging - all interviewed with insight and precision by the show's host and guiding spirit, Michael Silverblatt.

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 Ayad Akhtar: American Dervish | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Ayad Akhtar on coming-of-age as a Muslim in Milwaukee. We discuss the nature of cultural understanding and misunderstanding, sexual and spiritual awakening.

 Wayne Koestenbaum: Humiliation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Most everyone has a skeleton in the closet. Wayne Koestenbaum talks about those gruesome and hideous moments most of us would rather not remember.

 Steve Erickson: These Dreams of You | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Steve Erickson latest novel seeks to find a haven in the midst of our economic despair and our fears of global catastrophe.

 Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Leibovitz's first photo book of objects and landscapes is a triumphant array of iconic images. We talk about her opinions on light, digital imagery and distilling time.

 Ismet Prcic: Shards | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This first novel follows the narrator who just happens to be named Ismet Prcic from Bosnia to America, from a radical theater group to a creative writing program.


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