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  Albee, Edward talks about "The Goat or Who is Sylvia?"
(6:12) Transcript July 27, 2005 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
    talks about the characters in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
(0:43) July 27, 2005 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Anderson, Paul talks about "Hunger's Brides":
part 1
(15:48)
part 2
(13:45)
(29:33) October 17, 2005 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Barnes, Julian talks about the background of "Arthur & George"
(26:00) June 2, 2007 Host: Thomas Bodmer SwissEduc page
  Boyle, T. C. explains how he became a short story writer
(6:23) Transcript May 26, 2005 Host: Monika Schärer SwissEduc page
  Brett, Lily talks about "You Gotta Have Balls"
(8:45) November 8, 2006 Host: Bettina Spoerri SwissEduc page
    talks about "You Gotta Have Balls"
(8:01) November 9, 2006 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Clarke, Gerald talks about writing "Capote: A Biography"
(7:01) March 18, 2007 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Coe, Jonathan talks about 'The Closed Circle'
(4:47) May 8, 2006 Host: Thomas Bodmer SwissEduc page
  Collins, John talks about his production of "Gatz", the play based on "The Great Gatsby."
(11:57) August 26, 2006 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Cunningham, Michael talks about "A Home at the End of the World"
(2:55) Transcript July 15, 2006 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
    talks about "Specimen Days"
(4:45) July 15, 2006 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Ellis, Bret Easton chats about 'Lunar Park' and his world tour
(16:32) March 20, 2006 Host: Simone Meier SwissEduc page
  Foer, Jonathan Safran talks about "Everything Is Illuminated"
(6:55) Transcript September 20, 2005 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Guptara, Jyoti talks about "Conspiracy of Calaspia"
(4:25) November 7, 2006 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Harris, Robert talks about "Imperium"
(4:30) October 10, 2006 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Hornby, Nick talks about "A Long Way Down" and literature in general
(11:55) October 18, 2005 Host: Thomas Bodmer SwissEduc page
  Irving, John talks about "Until I Find You"
(22:44) February 24, 2006 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Iweala, Uzodinma talks about "Beasts of No Nation"
(11:01) April 7, 2008 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
    talks about "Beasts of No Nation"
(10:42) April 6, 2008 Host: Christoph Münger SwissEduc page
  Jacqueline talks about the difficulties of rescuing Souad and about the honor crime
(7:58) Transcript September 8, 2004 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc Souad page
  Kadish, Rachel talks about "Tolstoy Lied"
(7:11)   July 10, 2008 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Kennedy, A.L. talks about "Paradise":
part 1
(9:02)
part 2
(10:14),
part 3
(6:47)
(26:03)   November 1, 2005 Host: Christine Lötscher SwissEduc page
    talks about "Day"
(14:09)   September 21, 2007 Host: Simone Meier SwissEduc page
  Kunkel, Benjamin talks about "Indecision"
(8:34) September 25, 2006 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
    talks about his life and "Indecision"
(14:52) September 25, 2006 Host: Thomas Bodmer SwissEduc page
  Leon, Donna talks about writing and music
(7:00) July 29, 2004 Host: Katharina Merker SwissEduc page
  McKenna, Neil talks about writing his biography "The Secret Life of Oscar Wilde"
(6:30) Transcript May 12, 2005 Host: Monika Schärer SwissEduc Oscar Wilde page
  Nicholls, David talks about "Starter for Ten"
(08:13) March 17, 2006 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Niffenegger, Audrey talks about "The Time Traveler's Wife"
(11:25) Transcript November 19, 2004 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Pierre, DBC talks about "Vernon God Little"
(9:37)   November 13, 2007 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Sedaris, David talks about "Me Talk Pretty One Day"
(8:55)   November 17, 2008 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Senn, Fritz talks about James Joyce and Zurich (6:35) November 10, 2005 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc James Joyce page
  Shakespeare, Nicholas talks about "Secrets of the Sea"
(17:09) September 26, 2007 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Smith, Zadie talks about "On Beauty"
(15:05) October 2, 2006 Host: Georg Diez SwissEduc page
  Solnit, Rebecca talks about "Hope in the Dark"
(10:44) Transcript September 17, 2005 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Strout, Elizabeth talks about "Amy and Isabelle"
(9:28) July 10, 2006 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page
  Venzago, Alberto talks about his encounter with voodoo
(12:45)   March 4, 2004 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc Voodoo page
  Ward, Robert talks about his opera "The Crucible" no audio available Transcript January 15, 2007 Host: Hans Fischer SwissEduc page