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This week, we talk about two novels about colonialism, both from the point of view of the colonized. First, we are honored to talk with the 2021 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Abdulrazak Gurnah about his novel Afterlives, just published in the United States by Penguin Random House. Then R.F. Kuang tells us about her fantasy/slash/alterna…
 
This week, we talk about two novels about colonialism, both from the point of view of the colonized. First, we are honored to talk with the 2021 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Abdulrazak Gurnah about his novel Afterlives, just published in the United States by Penguin Random House. Then R.F. Kuang tells us about her fantasy/slash/alterna…
 
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we air our 2019 interview with playwright and author Octavio Solis. We spoke with him about growing up the son of Mexican migrants in El Paso Texas. His book of stories based on that history is Retablos: Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border. Octavio Solis. Then, a new novel from British novelist Freya Samp…
 
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we air our 2019 interview with playwright and author Octavio Solis. We spoke with him about growing up the son of Mexican migrants in El Paso Texas. His book of stories based on that history is Retablos: Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border. Octavio Solis. Then, a new novel from British novelist Freya Samp…
 
We talk with Bill McKibben about his terrific new book, The Flag, The Cross And The Station Wagon: A Graying American Looks Back at His Suburban Boyhood and Wonders What The Hell Happened. Then, a brilliant coming-of-age novel that treats the personal as political and vice versa. We talk with Sarah Thankam Mathews about All This Could Be Different.…
 
We talk with Bill McKibben about his terrific new book, The Flag, The Cross And The Station Wagon: A Graying American Looks Back at His Suburban Boyhood and Wonders What The Hell Happened. Then, a brilliant coming-of-age novel that treats the personal as political and vice versa. We talk with Sarah Thankam Mathews about All This Could Be Different.…
 
We talk with Dolen Perkins-Valdez about her novel, Take My Hand. It’s based on a famous case accusing the federal government of forced sterilization of poor and minority women inspires a novel about reproductive justice. Then we air an excerpt from our 2021 interview with Honorée Fanonne Jeffers about her novel The Love Songs of W.E.B. DuBois. Writ…
 
We talk with Dolen Perkins-Valdez about her novel, Take My Hand. It’s based on a famous case accusing the federal government of forced sterilization of poor and minority women inspires a novel about reproductive justice. Then we air an excerpt from our 2021 interview with Honorée Fanonne Jeffers about her novel The Love Songs of W.E.B. DuBois. Writ…
 
We talk with journalist Keri Blakinger about her powerful prison memoir, Corrections In Ink. Then, Eve Karlin tells us about her historical novel Track 61. It’s about the invasion by a group of German saboteurs during World War II, who came ashore in Amagansett, Long Island. Writers Voice— in depth conversation with writers of all genres, on the ai…
 
We talk with journalist Keri Blakinger about her powerful prison memoir, Corrections In Ink. Then, Eve Karlin tells us about her historical novel Track 61. It’s about the invasion by a group of German saboteurs during World War II, who came ashore in Amagansett, Long Island. Writers Voice— in depth conversation with writers of all genres, on the ai…
 
Mohsin Hamid tells us about his fable of race and humanity, where white people suddenly turn brown. It’s called The Last White Man. Then Omar El Akkad talks about his novel What Strange Paradise. It’s about what happens when a Syrian refugee, a young boy, washes up on a Greek island. Writer’s Voice — in depth conversation with writers of all genres…
 
Mohsin Hamid tells us about his fable of race and humanity, where white people suddenly turn brown. It’s called The Last White Man. Then Omar El Akkad talks about his novel What Strange Paradise. It’s about what happens when a Syrian refugee, a young boy, washes up on a Greek island. Writer’s Voice — in depth conversation with writers of all genres…
 
Bruce Holsinger tells us about his novel, The Displacements. It’s about what happens to a family when the first Category Six hurricane hits the wealthy enclave of Coral Gables, Florida. Then, we talk with moral philosopher Elizabeth Cripps about her book, What Climate Justice Means and Why We Should Care. Bruce Holsinger There’s nowhere to run, now…
 
Bruce Holsinger tells us about his novel, The Displacements. It’s about what happens to a family when the first Category Six hurricane hits the wealthy enclave of Coral Gables, Florida. Then, we talk with moral philosopher Elizabeth Cripps about her book, What Climate Justice Means and Why We Should Care. Bruce Holsinger There’s nowhere to run, now…
 
We talk to Mary Pipher about her new memoir, A Life In Light: Meditations On Impermanence. And poet, therapist and translator Anita Barrows talks with us about her stunning debut novel, The Language of Birds. Writers Voice— in depth conversation with writers of all genres, on the air since 2004. Like us on Facebook at Writers Voice with Francesca R…
 
We talk to Mary Pipher about her new memoir, A Life In Light: Meditations On Impermanence. And poet, therapist and translator Anita Barrows talks with us about her stunning debut novel, The Language of Birds. Writers Voice— in depth conversation with writers of all genres, on the air since 2004. Like us on Facebook at Writers Voice with Francesca R…
 
Artist, technologist, and philosopher James Bridle tells us about his book, Ways of Being: Animals, Plants, Machines: The Search for A Planetary Intelligence. Then we talk with Sy Montgomery (Soul of the Octopus) about her new book, a memoir of falconry, The Hawk’s Way. Writers Voice— in depth conversation with writers of all genres, on the air sin…
 
Artist, technologist, and philosopher James Bridle tells us about his book, Ways of Being: Animals, Plants, Machines: The Search for A Planetary Intelligence. Then we talk with Sy Montgomery (Soul of the Octopus) about her new book, a memoir of falconry, The Hawk’s Way. Writers Voice— in depth conversation with writers of all genres, on the air sin…
 
We talk with Ari Rabin-Havt about his campaign memoir, The Fighting Soul: On The Road With Bernie Sanders. Then we play an excerpt from our 2020 interview with Chuck Rocha, Bernie’s campaign lead on Latino voters, about his book, Tío Bernie. Writers Voice— in depth conversation with writers of all genres, on the air since 2004. Like us on Facebook …
 
We talk with Ari Rabin-Havt about his campaign memoir, The Fighting Soul: On The Road With Bernie Sanders. Then we play an excerpt from our 2020 interview with Chuck Rocha, Bernie’s campaign lead on Latino voters, about his book, Tío Bernie. Writers Voice— in depth conversation with writers of all genres, on the air since 2004. Like us on Facebook …
 
We talk with novelist Jim Shepard about his latest work of fiction, Phase Six. It’s about what happens when a mining operation in the thawing permafrost of Greenland releases a deadly virus into the world. Then, we talk with Cob Carlson about his new documentary, The Greatest Radio Station In The World. It’s about listener-supported WPKN 89.5 fm Br…
 
We speak with Jonathan Lee about his historical novel The Great Mistake. It’s about the man who’s called “The Father of Greater New York,” Andrew Haswell Green. Then, Michael Mechanic takes us on a tour into the lives of the super-rich and what their astronomic wealth says about America. His book is Jackpot: How the Super-Rich Really Live- and How …
 
We talk with David Bollier about his latest book, The Commoners Catalog For Change Making: Tools For The Transitions Ahead. Then, in light of the Supreme Court ruling taking away the constitutional right of women to reproductive freedom, we listen back to our 2015 interview with Katha Pollitt about her book, PRO: Reclaiming Abortion Rights. Writers…
 
How safe are our national parks, especially for women hikers? Not safe enough, says Kathryn Miles. We talk with her about her book Trailed: One Woman’s Quest to Solve the Shenandoah Murders. It’s about the murders of two remarkable women in 1996, a botched investigation and the failure by the National Park Service to take the safety of women hikers…
 
We talk with Jackie Higgins about her book, Sentient: How Animals Illuminate the Wonder of Our Human Senses. Then we air our 2020 interview with Carl Safina about his book, Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace. Writer’s Voice — in depth conversation with writers of all genres, on the air since 2004. Ra…
 
In this episode, we are joined by one of the original 8bitfix writers and admins, Hecqubus. The round table discussion asks if E3 is a necessity for the industry. The What Are Ya Playin’ segment: Overwatch, Mario Strikers: Battle League, The Quarry, The Wind Waker HD. This week’s news discussions: Xbox and Bethesda showcase rumors, Pokemon Go June …
 
We talk with Rebecca Wragg Sykes about her bestselling book, Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art. Her book sheds new light on the complex culture of our Neanderthal ancestors. Writers Voice— in depth conversation with writers of all genres, on the air since 2004. Like us on Facebook at Writers Voice with Francesca Rheannon, on Instagram …
 
We talk with Antonio Scurati about his international bestseller about Mussolini, M: Son of the Century. It won the prestigious Strega Prize. Then Tsering Yangzom Lama tells us about her powerful novel of Tibetan exile and resilience, We Measure The Earth With Our Bodies. Writers Voice— in depth conversation with writers of all genres, on the air si…
 
In this episode, the round table discussion focuses on what game film adaptation would we like to see. The What Are Ya Playin’ segment: Overwatch and The Wind Waker HD. This week’s news discussions: Sony Pictures confirms AAA game titles coming to Netflix and Amazon as film adaptations, Eldon Ring gets a stealth patch, Take-Two acquired Zynga, and …
 
This week on Writer’s Voice, we talk with historian Philip Dray about his book, A Lynching at Port Jervis: Race and Reckoning in the Gilded Age. It’s about how the nation was shocked when a local Black man was lynched in 1892 in the supposedly enlightened North. Despite the shock, no one was held to account. Then, classics scholar Natalie Haynes te…
 
Philip Dray talks about A Lynching at Port Jervis:Race and Reckoning in the Gilded Age. Then Natalie Haynes tells us about her feminist interpretation of the ancient Greek myths and plays. Her book is Pandora’s Jar: Women In The Greek Myths. The post Philip Dray, A LYNCHING AT PORT JERVIS & Natalie Haynes, PANDORA’S JAR appeared first on Writer's V…
 
We talk with Mark Vonnegut about his memoir, THE HEART OF CARING: A Life In Pediatrics. Then, environmental reporter Oliver Milman tells us about the shocking carbon bomb that President Biden is detonating with his record-breaking sales of oil and gas leases. Milman co-wrote a recent piece in the Guardian, “Us Fracking Boom Could Tip World To Edge …
 
In this episode, the round table discussion is about game completion. The What Are Ya Playin’ segment: Overwatch, Overwatch 2 Beta, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and The Wind Waker HD. This week’s news discussions: Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl gets Rocko, Hugh Neutron, and Jenny XJ-9, more Silent Hill 2 remake rumors, Remedy gives updates on games in developm…
 
Today on Writer’s Voice, we feature two books on crime in America. First, as meaningful gun safety legislation is perpetually stalled in the US Congress, another approach to preventing gun violence is gaining ground throughout the country. We talk with Mark Follman about his book Trigger Points: Inside The Mission To Stop Mass Shootings In America.…
 
This week we wanted to go back to our roots while doing something new. This episode, we were joined by a special guest, Reigami. The What Are Ya Playin’ segment: Overwatch, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Genshin Impact, Fire Emblem, and LittleBigPlanet 2. This week’s news discussions: Reggie Fils-Aime’s Disrupting the Game, Genshin Impact for Switch, Nintend…
 
This week we wanted to go back to our roots while doing something new. This episode, we were joined by a special guest, Jason. The What Are Ya Playin’ segment: Overwatch, Overwatch 2 Beta, Steam Deck, and Kirby and the Forgotten Land. This week’s news discussions: PlayStation Plus stacking feature disabled, Overwatch 2 Beta Mercy patch, Sifu patch,…
 
This week’s round table discussion: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 delayed. The What Are Ya Playin’ segment: Overwatch, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, and Kirby and the Forgotten Land. This week’s news discussions: Kingdom Hearts 4 announced, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 movie has best opening weekend of any video g…
 
This week’s round table discussion: Opinions on Mario Kart tracks. The What Are Ya Playin’ segment: Overwatch, Horizon Forbidden West and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. This week’s news discussions: Gran Turismo 7 user reviews, Elden Ring save files hacked, Tekken Bloodline Netflix series, building feature temporarily removed from Fortnite, and so much more.…
 
This week’s round table discussion: What video game movie translation would you like to see? The What Are Ya Playin’ segment: Overwatch, Gran Turismo 7, Destiny 2: The Witch Queen, Dying Light 2, Horizon Forbidden West and Animal Crossing: New Horizons. This week’s news discussions: Famitsu Game Awards 2022, Roblox PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 r…
 
This week’s round table discussion: More on Jason Schreier’s Press Reset book. The What Are Ya Playin’ segment: Eldon Ring, Pokémon Go Johto Tour, Destiny 2: The Witch Queen, Overwatch, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons. This week’s news discussions: Valve in talks with Microsoft about integrating PC Game Pass, D.I.C.E. Awards recipients, Nintendo …
 
This week’s round table discussion: More on Jason Schreier’s Press Reset book. The What Are Ya Playin’ segment: Horizon Forbidden West, Overwatch, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons. This week’s news discussions: Steam sales charts, more on the Microsoft/Activision acquisition, the Uncharted movie day one sales, Retro Studios hiring for Metroid Prim…
 
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