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Feb.06.2011 - 1:14 pm
posted by Cheryl L Snell
We drown in the details— what to bring to potluck, where to meet for coffee. There’s a Starbuck’s on the corner where we once sold lemonade, our homemade sign coming apart in an attic somewhere. We...
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Nov.09.2011 - 5:24 pm
posted by Erica Jong, Ph.D.
"At the time I wrote Fear of Flying," recalls Erica Jong, "there was not a book that said women are romantic, women are intellectual, women are sexual—and brought all those things together."...
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Aug.19.2011 - 1:42 pm
posted by Larry R. Smith
Here a short poem video I've made this day to share. It uses my poem WALKING A FIELD INTO EVENING which has been printed in several places, most recently in Yoga International magazine. Peace
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Apr.08.2011 - 12:06 pm
posted by Deborah Santana
Strand Book Store, New York- February 23, 2011
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Aug.03.2009 - 8:46 am
posted by John Y. Cole
Confessions of a Loyal Librarian Redroom.com presents exclusive video of John Y. Cole, a historian of the Library of Congress and founding director of its Center for the Book. John has worked at the...
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Dec.29.2010 - 9:43 pm
posted by Salman Rushdie
Celebrated author Salman Rushdie talks to NDTV's Barkha Dutt on his latest book Luka and the Fire of Life. Rushdie says his new book is a product of the strong desire of his younger son Milan.
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May.30.2011 - 2:33 pm
posted by Andrew Q Lam
Andrew Lam reads his essay, "Afghanistan Can't Wash Away Vietnam" from "New California Writing" - an anthology of writing about California by Californian Writers. He is the author of East Eats West:...
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Nov.28.2010 - 4:29 pm
posted by Midge Raymond
A cautionary tale about husband-and-wife authors, "Love in the Time of Amazon.com," by John Yunker and Midge Raymond. And a book trailer (of sorts) for The Tourist Trail by John Yunker and Forgetting...
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Jul.25.2012 - 12:36 pm
posted by China Galland
Resurrecting Love: The Cemetery That Can Heal a Nation documents the powerful racial conflict over the right to visit cemeteries and to know your ancestors.  This work in progress follows two...
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Dec.12.2012 - 8:28 am
posted by Barbara Froman
 From Jesu der meine Seele, "Wir Eilen" isn't generally associated with Christmas, as Bach  composed the Cantata for the 14th Sunday after Trinity, but these trumpets just seem to shout, "...
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Dec.11.2012 - 2:18 pm
posted by Barbara Froman
Get the hankies ready.... Today's heart-rending clip is from my favorite adaptation of A Christmas Carol: Scrooge (1951), directed by Brian Desmond Hurst. Alastair Sim plays the title character....
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Dec.10.2012 - 11:03 am
posted by David Knop
In the award winning novel, Mining Sacred Ground, former Marine and tribal cop Peter Romero is called to mete out justice while protecting a secret five hundred years old. Romero battles...
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Dec.10.2012 - 8:46 am
posted by Barbara Froman
From O'Henry's Full House (1952):  "The Gift of the Magi" directed by Jean Negulesco, and narrated by John Steinbeck.
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Dec.09.2012 - 10:59 am
posted by Barbara Froman
A teaser for a documentary about the Landfillharmonic.  Inspiring!
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Dec.08.2012 - 7:34 am
posted by Barbara Froman
"He Watching over Israel" from Felix Mendelssohn's oratorio, Elijah.   Happy Hanukkah.
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Dec.07.2012 - 4:27 pm
posted by Steve Caplan
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Nov.02.2008 - 4:39 pm
posted by A Real Gnome
"I hired you because you're a gnome."
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Aug.09.2008 - 2:34 pm
posted by Tina B. Tessina
Author Tina Tessina describes her book, The Commuter Marriage. Buy the book here.
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Nov.23.2008 - 2:54 pm
How to learn best.
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Jan.20.2008 - 9:29 pm
posted by Geling Yan
Trailer for the film Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (天浴) based on the author's short story "Celestial Bath."  This film, directed by Joan Chen, won seven Golden Horses (Taiwan equivalent of...
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Dec.16.2008 - 6:27 am
posted by Geling Yan
Trailer of movie "Mei Lan Fang (Forever Enthralled)" directed by Chen Kaige ("Farewell my Concubine") and starring Leon Lai and Ziyi Zhang. Script of this movie was written by Geling Yan, with...
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Jul.28.2009 - 12:31 pm
posted by Tim Wise
Here is a 10 minute clip of my April 2009 presentation at the White Privilege Conference, as carried on CSPAN2 - BookTV
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Nov.27.2007 - 6:39 pm
posted by Salman Rushdie
The Lavin Agency presents Salman Rushdie, one of the most acclaimed and controversial writers of our time, and the author of Midnight's Children, The Satanic Verses, and Shalimar the Clown.
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Dec.06.2007 - 6:58 pm
posted by Daniel Handler
See Daniel Handler and Jane Smiley in conversation at Litquake 2007, San Francisco's annual literary festival. View the remaining videos at Author Conversations.
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Sep.12.2008 - 4:29 pm
posted by Thich Nhat Hanh
TIME's David Van Biema recently interviewed Thich Nhat Hahn, the famous zen monk who helped lead protests in the 1960s during the war in his native Vietnam.
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