Literature in the Media

Special Literature Programs on Online Radio and TV


Author Program Station Date
Baldwin, James   James Baldwin & American Morality
A panel examines some of the social and political race-related controversies of our time and a future in the context of James Baldwin\'s assertion that "any real change implies the breakup of the world as one has always known it, the loss of all that gave one an identity, the end of safety."
  C-SPAN2 TV
New York, NY
  August 3, 14
3-5:15am
New York Time
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Eliot, George   Classic Serial
Silas Marner
dramatised by Richard Cameron
  BBC Radio 4
London, UK
  Episode 1
July 30, 2014
10:00-11:00 | 15:00-16:00
July 31, 14
03:00-04:00
Episode 2
July 31, 14
15:00-16:00
August 1, 14
03:00-04:00
London Time
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Forster, E M   A Passage to India
read by Samuel West
15 Episodes
  BBC Radio 4 Extra
London, UK
  July 21-, 14
14:00 | 00:00
Episode schedule
London Time
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Hellman, Lillian   The Autumn Garden
performed by L.A. Theatre Works
  WVXU Radio
Cincinnati, OH
  August 23, 14
8:00-10:00pm
New York Time
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Hosseini, Khaled   The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier
Hassan Abbas talks about the return to power of the Taliban in Afghanistan. After being kicked out of power in 2001 by U.S. and NATO troops, the Taliban scattered around Afghanistan, but they eventually regrouped and have now retaken large portions of the country.
  C-SPAN2 TV
New York, NY
  August 2, 14
1:15-2:45pm
New York Time
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Lee, Harper   The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee
Marja Mills talks about the life, career, and opinions of Harper Lee. She moved next door to Lee and her sister, Alice, in Monroeville, Alabama, for 18 months and spent time with the two women on a regular basis.
  C-SPAN2 TV
New York, NY
  August 2, 14
7-8:30pm
August 3, 14
3-4:30pm
New York Time
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McDermott, Alice   The Diane Rehm Show
Someone
Published in 2013, it is the National Book Award-winning author's first novel in seven years.
  WAMU Radio
Washington, DC
  August 27, 2014
11:06 a.m.
New York Time
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Sedaris, David   Meet David Sedaris
6 Episodes
  BBC Radio 4
London, UK
  July 20 - August 17, 14
Sundays
23:00-23:30
Episode schedule
London Time
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Schulberg, Budd   On the Waterfront
performed by L.A. Theatre Works
  WVXU Radio
Cincinnati, OH
  August 8, 14
8:00-10:00pm
New York Time
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Shakespeare, William   Through the Night
Vaughan Williams: Three Shakespeare Songs. Camerata Chamber Choir/Michael Bojesen.
  BBC Radio 3
London, UK
  August 1, 14
02:58-03:05
London Time
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Turow, Scott   Identical
Read by Jim Fleming
  Wisconsin Public Radio
The Ideas Network

Madison, WI
  July 26 - August 22, 14
23:00 - 23:30
Chicago Time
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