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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.13.2012 - 8:28 am
posted by Barbara Froman
...The Twilight Zone, where Art Carney—a.k.a. Ed Norton in The Honeymooners—appeared as Santa Claus in a 1960 episode entitled, "Night of the Meek."
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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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May.08.2011 - 11:02 pm
posted by Jo Maeder
WXII-TV's coverage of the North Carolina Triad's first "Book-Up." Learn about future gatherings here.
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Nov.25.2008 - 9:39 am
posted by Lisa Alcalay Klug
Author and Journalist Lisa Alcalay Klug sat down with Q host Jian Ghomeshi to talk about her new book 'Cool Jew'.
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Sep.11.2011 - 6:26 pm
posted by JM Cornwell
Linda Horne reviews Among Women
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Apr.30.2013 - 1:00 pm
posted by Geling Yan
采访中国作家阿来、莫言和严歌苓 Chinese-language Interviews at the London Book Fair of Authors A Lai, Mo Yan and Yan Geling.  (Yan Geling's starts around minute 5:00).  Not great production values but good...
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Aug.26.2012 - 10:35 am
posted by Cliff Burns
A short film conceived in Grasslands National Park--even the vocal track was recorded "on location". A tribute to the pioneers who broken their backs and hearts far from their native lands and helped...
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Dec.01.2007 - 7:31 pm
posted by Alan Black
Alan Black reads during Litquake 2007 at San Francisco’s Edinburgh Castle Pub, which Black has managed since 1993.
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Jul.08.2008 - 3:34 pm
posted by William Poy Lee
William Poy Lee displays 4 uniforms of the militias constituting the major bands of youth who set out to trash the Chinese New Year celebration of 1969. He also describes the original '60s buttons on...
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Jul.27.2012 - 9:17 am
posted by Mitzi Szereto
The quirky new crime novel and the first in the fun new series from bestselling author Mitzi Szereto, co-authored with her celebrity sidekick bear, Teddy Tedaloo. Pub landlords are being murdered in...
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Apr.28.2011 - 7:38 am
posted by Anastasia M Ashman
Expat Harem anthology creators and editors Anastasia Ashman and Jennifer Gokmen interviewed live on satellite television show The Crossroads with Martin Anthony...Istanbul, 2009 Crossroads.tv CLICK...
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Sep.16.2012 - 7:53 pm
posted by Al Holtz
  The book video for the exciting children's graphic adventure story "Holiday Heroes League", written and illustrated by Al Holtz.  When a former friend threatens the safety of the entire...
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