KCRW, Michael Silverblatt

Arts, Literature

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Literature 22

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. After 21 years, Bookworm has a new theme -- two, in fact! Replacing the familiar "You are a Human Animal," is "I Am A Bookworm," an original composition by the idiosyncratic rock-pop group, Sparks, At the end of the show, a second Sparks composition, "Where Would We Be Without Books." Curious? Check out the lyrics !  Bookworm listeners are invited to participate in the first ever KCRW BOOKWORM BOOK CLUB , hosted on Facebook. Click here , log in to Facebook, and locate the "Ask to Join Group" link at the top right of the facebook page!


Richard Flanagan: The Narrow Road to the Deep North

September 25th, 2014

Episode 26 of 155 episodes

Flanagan?s Booker-nominated novel, titled after a travelogue written by 17thcentury Japanese poet Basho, follows the building of the Burma-Siam Railway during WWII.

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