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  • Johnny Holliday: From Rock to Jockby Johnny Holliday

    Sports Publishing 2002; US$ 22.95

    In Johnny Holliday: From Rock to Jock, the pioneer Top 40 DJ retraces the steps that carried him from an "all black" R&B station in hometown Miami to his current 24 year tenure as radio play-by-play voice of the University of Maryland Terrapins. Written with his friend and journalist Stephen Moore, Johnny recalls his glory rock and roll DJ days in... more...

  • Quiz Kidsby Martin A. Gardner

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95

    "Quiz Kids" was a network radio program aired from 1940 to 1953 featuring smart children answering difficult questions submitted by listeners throughout America. Part of radio history during its "golden age," and set within the backdrop of dramatic changes in America--social, cultural and political--"Quiz Kids" thrived... more...

  • The NBC Advisory Council and Radio Programming, 1926-1945by Louise M Benjamin

    Southern Illinois University Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    In 1926, the new NBC networks established an advisory board of prominent citizens to help it make program decisions as well as to deflect concerns over NBC?s dominance over radio. The council, which advised NBC on program development?especially cultural broadcasts and those aimed at rural audiences?influenced not only NBC?s policies but also decisions... more...

  • Confrontation Talkby Ian Hutchby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    Using conversation analysis to explore the nature of argument, asymmetry, and power on talk radio, this book focuses on the interplay between the structures of talk in interaction and the structures of participation on talk radio. In the process, it demonstrates how conversation analysis may be used to account for power as a feature of institutional... more...

  • Radio Rides the Rangeby Jack French; David S. Siegel

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 49.95

    This is a comprehensive encyclopedia to the more than 100 radio programs portraying the American West, in fact and fiction, heard by generations of listeners from the Great Depression through the Cold War era. The book includes both the popular and lesser known series, as well as would-be offerings that never made it past the audition stage. Each entry... more...

  • The Birth of Top 40 Radioby Richard W. Fatherley; David T. MacFarland

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95

    "Top 40" was the pre-eminent American radio format of the 1950s and 1960s. Although several radio station group owners offered their own versions of the format, the AM stations owned by Todd Storz and his father were acknowledged as the principle developers of Top 40 radio, and the prime movers in making it a nationwide ratings and revenue... more...

  • Horror Stars on Radioby Ronald L. Smith

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00

    This book chronicles the radio appearances of all prominent classic horror movie stars--Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Peter Lorre, Vincent Price, and two dozen more, including "scream queens" like Fay Wray. It contains script excerpts from radio shows as well as material from narrated albums and music singles. Each star's appearances are... more...

  • Talk Radio Wants Youby Francine Silverman

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 35.00

    This book seeks to bridge the gap between show hosts and prospective guests, providing a reference guide to roughly 700 talk radio shows mostly in the United States but also around the world. Entries are organized under categories of show themes, such as Addiction and Recovery, Entertainment, Religion, Sports, Travel, and many more. The book also includes... more...

  • Shakespeare's ?Hamlet? bound with The Problem of "Hamlet"by A. Clutton-Brock; J. M. Robertson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    This volume combines two classic works on Hamlet, first published in 1919 and 1922. The first book's original description says that it contains a theory which attempts to explain an everlasting problem - it insists that Hamlet is neither a failure not an accident, but a very great work of art. In a final chapter, the play is examined as an aesthetic... more...

  • The Mothby Catherine Burns; Neil Gaiman

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 5.32

    With an introduction by Neil Gaiman Before television and radio, before penny paperbacks and mass literacy, people would gather on porches, on the steps outside their homes, and tell stories. The storytellers knew their craft and bewitched listeners would sit and listen long into the night as moths flitted around overhead. The Moth is... more...