3/15/2011 Write On Radio!

 

We begin with a few recordings of pets reading their own work, and then Peggy Orenstein calls in to talk about her book _Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture_. Peggy Orenstein is also the author of _Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem and the Confidence Gap_.

In the second half of the show, famed fantasy writer Orson Scott Card calls in to talk about his latest book, _The Lost Gate_. Orson Scott Card is the author of many other books, among them _Ender's Game_.

Playlist Tracks: 
Bobby McFerrin - Bang! Zoom
Album: Bang Zoom; Label: BlueNote
T. Tykwer, J. Klimek, R. Heil - Running One
Album: Run Lola Run; Label: TVT Soundtrax
W.H. Auden - In Memory of W.B. Yeats (Part 1)
Album: A Century of Recorded Poetry; Label: Rhino Word Beat
Richard Wilbur - Shame
Album: A Century of Recorded Sound; Label: Rhino Word Beat
Richard Wilbur - Apology
Album: A Century of Recorded Sound; Label: Rhino Word Beat
Richard Wilbur - Love Calls Us to the Things of this World
Album: A Century of Recorded Sound; Label: Rhino Word Beat
E. Ethelbert Miller - Helen
Album: Our Souls Have Grown Deep Like the Rivers; Label: Rhino Word Beat
Bobby McFerrin - Bang! Zoom
Album: Bang Zoom; Label: BlueNote