From KMUW Studios and part of the NPR Podcast Network, Marginalia is a weekly podcast hosted by KMUW's Beth Golay. Episodes feature author interviews, editorial commentary and other marginalia to enhance the reading experience.Several of Beth's interviews are included each year in NPR's Books We Love (formerly known as Book Concierge). And you can see the list of what Beth has read since she started keeping track in 2003.Listen to the episodes at kmuw.org or subscribe to the Marginalia podcast wherever you get your podcasts.
Jonathan Evison on the many lives in 'Again and Again'
Beth Golay talks with Jonathan Evison about his new book "Again and Again."
Pulitzer Prize–winner Michael Cunningham on his new novel, 'Day'
Beth Golay recently spoke with the Pulitzer Prize–winner about his new novel, "Day."
Isabel Cañas on blending genres in 'Vampires of El Norte'
Beth Golay talks with Isabel Cañas about blending together genres, and how history served as the inspiration for "Vampires of El Norte".
Tan Twan Eng on reverse engineering W. Somerset Maugham’s work in 'The House of Doors'
Beth Golay recently spoke with "The House of Doors" author Tan Twan Eng about W. Somerset Maugham’s private nature, capturing multiple perspectives on the page, and how he injected some imagination into the historic writer.
Christine Coulson on the unique narrative structure in 'One Woman Show'
Beth Golay spoke with Christine Coulson about the unique narrative structure in "One Woman Show," how her own career working at the Metropolitan Museum of Art inspired the book, and more.
Nghiem Tran on how writing 'We're Safe When We're Alone' inspired him to reflect on his own immigration story
Beth recently spoke with Nghiem Tran about the challenges of cultural assimilation for both himself and his characters in "We're Safe When We're Alone" and much more.
They let the author speak
This podcast not only ask good questions, but allows authors, complete and lengthy answers without interruptions. It is a great resource for books. I am interested in or for perspective on those I have just read.
I’ve just discovered you, because I was searching for that THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY: AMOR TOWLES interview and I liked how the interviewer let the author talks without cutting him out, anyway I think I’m gonna be checking out this pod to find my favorite authors and also for finding someone new to read, KEEP GONING👍
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