• Thrilling Tales

    Thrilling Tales, Storytime for Grownups presents: The Stolen Cigar Case, by Bret Harte

    Never fear: the great Hemlock Jones is on the case, and the solution is Elementary! Very. A classic parody from the heyday of Sherlock Holmes.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 17.46MB] [Play time: 0 hr 38 min]

  • Ursula K. Le Guin

    An Evening with Ursula K. Le Guin and Mariano Martin Rodriguez

    Join Ursula K. Le Guin and Mariano Martin Rodriguez as they briefly discuss translating Gheorghe Săsărman's 'Squaring the Circle: A Pseudotreatise of Urbogony' and read stories aloud in English and Spanish. -- Explore imaginary societies and human nature through architectural descriptions of alien cities in this speculative fiction collection, originally published in Romanian in 1975. --  Le Guin discovered Săsărman while reading a Spanish translation of his works, and enjoyed them so much she decided to translate them into English. Assisted by Rodriguez, 24 stories were selected for the English translation of 'Squaring the Circle: A Pseudotreatise of Urbogony.' -- Following the discussion, Rodriguez will read a story in Spanish and Le Guin will read a story in English.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 27.72MB] [Play time: 01 hr 00 min]

  • Nicola Griffith

    Nicola Griffith reads from "Hild," her new historical novel

    Nicola Griffith reads from "Hild," her new historical novel about the life of St. Hilda of Whitby.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 24.84MB] [Play time: 0 hr 54 min]

  • Brian McCarty

    McCarty presents images of war and toys

    McCarty brings together war and toys in photography that explores what children living in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip experience every day.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 25.05MB] [Play time: 0 hr 54 min]

  • Clay Jenkinson

    Clay Jenkinson portrays Theodore Roosevelt and presents "Rushmore Speaks"

    History comes alive when Clay Jenkinson, humanities scholar and Chautauquan, portrays Theodore Roosevelt and presents "Rushmore Speaks."

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 52.02MB] [Play time: 1 hr 53 min]

  • Will Allen

    Will Allen discusses his autobiography, "The Good Food Revolution"

    Will Allen, athlete, farmer and MacArthur genius, shares his thoughts on how communities, families and even children can take part in the growing food revolution to provide good food for all.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 42.42MB] [Play time: 1 hr 32 min]

  • Bushwick Book Club

    Bushwick Book Club presents 'Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher'

    The Bushwick Book Club presents original music inspired by Timothy Egan's award-winning 'Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis.'

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 25.69MB] [Play time: 0 hr 56 min]

  • Still Crazy (Good) After All These Years: Restaurants That Keep Us Coming Back for More

    Nancy Leson presents a discussion with four local Seattle chefs and restaurateurs

    Join The Seattle Times' food writer Nancy Leson for "Still Crazy (Good) After All These Years: Restaurants That Keep Us Coming Back for More," a discussion with four local Seattle chefs and restaurateurs.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 40.17MB] [Play time: 1 hr 27 min]

  • Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

    Book-It Repertory Theatre brings to life the quest of Edward Curtis to photograph more than 80 American Indian tribes

    Book-It Repertory Theatre brings to life the 30-year quest of Edward Curtis to photograph and document the vanishing ways and customs of more than 80 American Indian tribes in the early 20th century.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 33.87MB] [Play time: 1 hr 13 min]

  • Jack Straw Writers Program logo

    Readings by 12 local writers in the Jack Straw Writers Program

    Readings by 12 local writers in the 2013 Jack Straw Writers Program.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 28.01MB] [Play time: 01 hr 01 min]