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1993

Two-minute or less radio features about books and writers heard on WCBS-AM and syndicated by the CBS Radio Stations News Service (CBS RSNS). Each report may have from one to five parts. They're simple mp3 files. Click to listen or "save as" to load onto your iPod or other mp3 player. FORMAT NOTE: the sign-off has two versions: one for WCBS, the second for syndication.


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  • 01 Martin Cruz Smith - "Red Square" 1-4-93
  • 02 Mona Simpson - "The Lost Father" 1-7-93
  • 03 Ann Charters - "The Portable Beat Reader," republished in paperback 1-11-93
  • 04 "Bartlett's Familiar Quotations," 16th edition (with editor Justin Kaplan) 1-18-93
  • 05 Joyce Maynard - "To Die For" 1-1-93
  • 06 Paul Gervais - "Extraordinary People" 2-1-93
  • 07 Sam Toperoff - "Queen of Desire" 2-4-93
  • 08 Gunter Grass - "The Call of the Toad" 2-8-93
  • 09 Ian McEwan - "Black Dogs" 2-15-92
  • 10 Michael Crighton - "Rising Sun" 2-18-93
  • 11 "The Hammond Atlas of the World" (with president Dean Hammond) 2-22-93
  • 12 Sara Paretsky - "Guardian Angel" 2-15-93
  • 13 Steve Shagan - "A Cast of Thousands" 3-1-93
  • 14 Frederick Busch - "Closing Arguments" 3-4-93
  • 15 Barry Hannah - "Bat Out of Hell" 3-8-93
  • 16 Gay Talese - "Unto the Sons" 3-11-93
  • 17 Maria Flook - "Family Night" 3-15-93
  • 18 Vladimir Nabokov (with biographer Brian Boyd, "Nabokov," Two volumes issued in paperback) 3-18-93
  • 19 Fae Myenne Ng - "Bone" 3-22-93
  • 20 Robert Stone - "Outerbridge Reach," 1992 NY Times Notable book issued in paperback 3-29-93
  • 21 Richard Bausch - "Violence" 4-8-93
  • 22 Robert MacNeil - "Burden of Desire" 4-8-93
  • 23 Edward DeGrazia, First Amendment lawyer - "Girls Lean Back Everywhere," reissued in paperback 4-19-93
  • 24 Paul Watkins - "The Promise of Light" 5-3-93
  • 25 Thomas King - "Green Grass, Running Water" 4-5-93
  • 26 Ray Bradbury - 40th anniversary of "Farenheit 451" (WCBS) 9-18-93


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