The incomparable author Erica Jong phones in to talk about her current work as well as her landmark novel, Fear of Flying. A novelist, poet, and essayist, Erica Jong has published 20 books, including eight novels, six volumes of poetry, six books of non-fiction and numerous articles in magazines and newspapers such as the New York Times, the Sunday Times of London, and the New York Times Book Review.
Also on Tuesday’s show we interview children’s book author and illustrator Lisa Jahn-Clough. Her books include Alicia Has a Bad Day and Little Dog, as well as the young adult novels Me, Penelope and Country Girl/City Girl. She currently teaches at Hamline University in the Low-Residency MFA Writing for Children program.
Canciones y musica de fruta, olivos; de los pregoneros de dulces y pan; de la comida de America Latina y Espana en forma melodica/ Songs and music of fruit, olive trees; the street vendors of sweets and bread; the food of Latin America and Spain in melodic form
“Ni de aqui, ni de alla” Neither from here nor from there, the premiere of Radio Pocho takes us on a musical journey ese. Pocho is a term that refers to Chican@s, Mexican-Americans, or other Latin@s born in the U.S.A. but with roots elsewhere.
Part I: Interview and in studio performance by South Indian veena player Nirmala Rajasekar
Part II: Interview and in studio performance by Paul Metzger (modified banjo)
Part III: Tribute to saxophonist Fred Anderson (March 22, 1929 – June 24, 2010)