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  • Radio's New Waveby Jason Loviglio; Michele Hilmes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Radio?s New Wave explores the evolution of audio media and sound scholarship in the digital age. Extending and updating the focus of their widely acclaimed 2001 book The Radio Reader , Hilmes and Loviglio gather together innovative work by both established and rising scholars to explore the ways that radio has transformed in the digital environment.... more...

  • Encyclopedia of American Radio, 1920-1960by Luther F. Sies

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 195.00

    In this revised, expanded and corrected edition, the acclaimed Encyclopedia of American Radio, 1920-1960 (Booklist Editors' Choice; "recommended"--Library Journal) offers even better coverage of the performers and programming on American radio from its inception to its golden age. This work is the definitive source for scholars of communication,... more...

  • Broadcasting on the Short Waves, 1945 to Todayby Jerome S. Berg

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 65.00

    Shortwave broadcasting originated in the 1920s, when stations used the new technology to increase their range in order to serve foreign audiences and reach parts of their own country that could not easily be covered by regular AM stations. The early days of shortwave radio were covered in On the Short Waves, 1923-1945: Broadcast Listening in the Pioneer... more...

  • Welcome to Just a Minute!by Nicholas Parsons

    Canongate Books 2014; US$ 13.29

    'A joyous compendium of facts, fun and stories. This hilarious and informative guide is destined to become the companion to radio's most enduring panel game' PAUL MERTON In this first ever official companion, chairman Nicholas Parsons tells the fascinating story of the much-loved panel game and Graham Norton, Sue Perkins, Jenny Eclair and Gyles Brandreth... more...

  • This Is NPRby Noah Adams; David Folkenflik; Renee Montagne; Cokie Roberts; Ari Shapiro; Susan Stamberg; John Ydstie

    Chronicle Books LLC 2012; US$ 23.99

    Always put the listener first has been NPR's mantra since its inception in 1970. Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, NPR's programming attracts over 27 million listeners every week. This beautifully designed volume chronicles NPR's storied history, featuring dozens of behind-the-scenes photos, essays and original reporting by a who's who of NPR staff... more...

  • From Radio to the Big Screenby Hal Erickson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 55.00

    There was a time when "American popular entertainment" referred only to radio and motion pictures. With the coming of talking pictures, Hollywood cashed in on the success of big-time network radio by bringing several of the public's favorite broadcast personalities and programs to the screen. The results, though occasionally successful,... more...

  • Ginger Nutsby Howard Johnson

    Carlton Books Ltd 2013; Not Available

    Instantly recognisable with his mass of ginger hair and bottle-top glasses, Chris Evans is probably Britain's most successful broadcaster and has an extraordinary instinct for using the intimacy of radio and TV to communicate with people. Endless rumours and turmoil have surrounded his wildly unpredictable career. He has interviewed numerous celebrities,... more...

  • Crack of the Batby James R. Walker; Pat Hughes

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 28.95

    The crack of the bat on the radio is ingrained in the American mind as baseball takes center stage each summer. Radio has brought the sounds of baseball into homes for almost one hundred years, helping baseball emerge from the 1919 Black Sox scandal into the glorious World Series of the 1920s. The medium gave fans around the country aural access to... more...

  • Still Whispering After All These Yearsby Bob Harris

    Michael O'Mara 2015; US$ 9.99

    Bob Harris first became known as the face of the 1970s live music TV show The Old Grey Whistle Test and his infectious enthusiasm for music and ability to discover new talent has seen him become a national treasure. He continues to be a household name today and his velvety voice can be heard on Radio 2's The Bob Harris Show and Bob Harris Country.... more...

  • The Perfect Face for Radioby Simon Potter

    Fast Print Publishing 2009; US$ 4.99

    From late-night quiz show ?Pick Your Poison? to breakfast-time newsreading, via sports reporting and falling asleep in cinemas, Simon Potter has worked for radio stations in Cambridge, Kettering, King?s Lynn, London, Northampton, Peterborough and York for the best part of the last 25 years. Now, in this hilarious look behind the scenes, he lifts the... more...