Books

6:08pm

Wed December 17, 2014
Arts & Culture

Newly discovered John Steinbeck story now on newsstands

John Steinbeck's childhood home.
Max Pringle

 

 

John Steinbeck, the author of such classics as “the Grapes of Wrath” and “Of Mice and Men” was born to a middle class family in a beautiful, turreted Victorian on Central Avenue in Salinas, California. Guides lead tours around the house, describing the period decor and sharing stories.  

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11:56pm

Sun December 14, 2014
Arts & Culture

Your Call: What are your favorite books of 2014?

On the December, 15th 2014 edition of  Your Call, it’s our year-end book show. The 2014 best book lists are out. What’s on your list? What are you recommending to friends? Or buying for children? We’ll get recommendations and local independent bookstore owners. How often do you browse your local bookstore? Join the conversation on the next Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Sharon Levin, founder of Bay Area children’s Literature List. Sharon blogs at lifeliteraturelaughter.com and she is a children's specialist at Books, Inc. in Palo Alto

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5:42pm

Mon November 3, 2014
The Litography Project

The Book Report: Kevin Smokler

Kevin Smokler
Cal Tabuena-Frolli

The Book Report is a series where we talk to local authors about the books they love. Writer Kevin Smokler shared his pick - The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin - with Ninna Gaensler-Debs.

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6:01pm

Thu October 16, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Spot: Taking a Chance

This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers...

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5:41pm

Mon September 22, 2014
The Litography Project

The Book Report: Cara Black

Cara Black
Cal Tabuena-Frolli

The Book Report is a new series where we talk to local authors about the books they love. Writer Cara Black shared her pick - The Lover, by Marguerite Duras - with Ninna Gaensler-Debs.

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