Literature in the Media

Special Literature Programs on Online Radio and TV


Topic Program Station Date/Time
Franklin, Benjamin   Chapter a Day
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Read by Norman Gilliland​​
  Wisconsin Public Radio
The Ideas Network

Madison, WI
  March 23-April3, 14
Mo-Fr 12:30-1pm
Chicago Time
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Gruen, Sara   The Diane Rehm Show
A conversation with the bestselling author of “Water for Elephants” about her latest novel "At the Water’s Edg."
  WAMU Radio
Washington, DC
  April 1, 14
11 a.m.
New York Time
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Ishiguro, Kazuo   Writers & Company
His new novel "The Buried Giant" is about love, revenge and lost memories.​​
  CBC Radio One
Ottawa, ON
  March 29, 14
3:00 p.m.
March 31, 15
3 p.m.
New York Time
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Steinbeck, John   Classic Serial
The Grapes of Wrath
Dramatised by Donna Franceschild
3 episodes
  BBC Radio 4
London, UK
  April 1-4, 14
10:00-11:00
15:00-16:00
03:00-04:00
London Time
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