Wow in the World
Summary: Authors read from their work. Weekly show from KQED public radio San Francisco.
Doug Mack reads a passage from EUROPE ON 5 WRONG TURNS A DAY, about being mistaken for a Diane Keaton groupie on a trip to Paris.
Moshe Kasher reads a passage from KASHER IN THE RYE, the true tale of a white boy from Oakland who became a drug addict, criminal, mental patient, and then turned 16.
Ramona Ausubel reads a passage from NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US, about a Romanian village that tries to save itself from the horrors of World War II through the sheer force of imagination.
Martha Grover reads "Swedish Massage," a story from her new collection, ONE MORE FOR THE PEOPLE.
Matt Ruff reads a passage from THE MIRAGE, a mind-bending novel in which an alternate history of 9/11 and its aftermath uncovers startling truths about America and the Middle East.
Ellen Ullman reads a passage from her latest novel, BY BLOOD, about a disgraced professor who becomes enraptured by the troubles of his psychologist neighbor's patient.
Trinie Dalton reads "Escape Mushroom Style," a story from her latest collection, BABY GEISHA.