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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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Jan.15.2008 - 4:18 pm
posted by Lori Hope
Producer Michelle Mahoney produced this story that aired on The Hallmark Channel's morning show in December 2006 and January 2007
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Jan.15.2008 - 3:40 pm
posted by Lori Hope
Lori Hope, author of the book Help Me Live: 20 Things People With Cancer Want You to Know, gives a talk at UCSF on November 17, 2006. The event titled "Lung Cancer: New Insights, New Hope,...
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Jan.14.2008 - 12:34 pm
posted by Barack Obama
Barack Obama speaks to his supporters after emerging victorious in the Iowa caucuses on January 3rd, 2008.
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Jan.14.2008 - 10:03 am
posted by JT Ellison
www.movingstories.tv -- JT Ellison is certainly a looker (that smile lit up the whole show floor!) but even more she’s a watcher. How else could she write such a deliciously grisly thriller that gets...
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Jan.13.2008 - 11:28 pm
posted by Neal Pollack
Elijah Pollack, Neal Pollack, and special guest Dexter face off in an epic battle of wills.
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Jan.13.2008 - 4:50 pm
posted by Barack Obama
U.S. Sen. Barack Obama addresses the 2004 Democratic National Convention. The speech gave rise to the title of his second book, The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream.
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Jan.13.2008 - 4:49 pm
posted by Barack Obama
U.S. Sen. Barack Obama addresses the 2004 Democratic National Convention. The speech gave rise to the title of his second book, The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream.
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Jan.12.2008 - 10:45 pm
posted by Douglas Evans
Involving a thrilling adventure that crosses many countries, oceans, continents, time zones, and world capitals, MVP: Magellan Voyage Project by Douglas Evans made an ideal Community Read selection...
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Jan.12.2008 - 8:38 pm
posted by Lauren John
Author Molly Giles and Bookseller Elaine Petrocelli (founder of Book Passage--Corte Madera and San Francsico) speak with moderator Lauren John about how to choose books for book discussion groups and...
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Aug.19.2013 - 9:01 am
posted by Pauline Rowson
This short video was shot at a talk Pauline Rowson gave in June 2013 to members of the Emsworth U3A. In it she discusses how long it takes her to write a crime novel, first drafts and revisions....
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Nov.12.2013 - 1:45 pm
posted by Cynthia Neale
Hemingway posed for beer ads, Walt Whitman self-published Leaves of Grass and wrote his own reviews under a pseudonym; In 1887, Guy de Maupassant sent up a hot-air balloon over the Seine with the...
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Dec.26.2013 - 12:41 pm
posted by Aberjhani
From Part 2 of: Memory-Song Painted Gold: for The Blue Yusef Lateef The only song I had been able to recall from the album while in San Francisco had been “Juba Juba,” but once I obtained the full CD...
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Sep.02.2013 - 11:59 pm
posted by Brian Kavanagh
Book five in Belinda Lawrence mystery series. A WICKED DESIGN for Christmas 2013. http://beekayvic.tripod.com/id31.html  
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Aug.22.2013 - 1:34 am
posted by Brian Kavanagh
Teaser Video for book five in Belinda Lawrence mystery series.
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Sep.11.2013 - 12:14 pm
posted by Tobias Wolff
cOlbert's Book Club - Tobias Wolff - Episode #09146 - The Colbert Report on Tuesday September 10, 2013 "This Boy's Life" author Tobias Wolff prefers "The Catcher in the Rye" over JD Salinger's Glass...
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Aug.25.2013 - 3:51 pm
posted by Zarina Zabrisky
Zarina Zabrisky performing "Baby Bridge Dragonfly" at Pegasus Books in Berkeley, at Lyrics and Dirges, August 2013.
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Sep.21.2013 - 9:54 pm
posted by Ralph McNeal Sr.
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Oct.11.2013 - 9:45 am
posted by Larry R. Smith
Two lovely poems by the ancient Tang poet Wang Wei are released here for contemplation and enjoyment. The music and voice recording is by Larry Smith and Monte Page at Bottom Dog Press...Songs of the...
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