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- Threshold Editions 2009; US$ 19.99
"Talk radio is the American voter." -- Rush Limbaugh Freedom of speech. It is our most cherished privilege as Americans, guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution since 1791. But at the dawn of a new presidential administration, an epic battle is looming -- a battle for our airwaves that could sharply curtail or silence altogether... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 15.98
The Vintage Collected Edition of Angela Carter's works continues with THE CURIOUS ROOM, which contains her dramatic writings, including several previously unpublished plays and screenplays. THE CURIOUS ROOM includes a radio play about the demented Victorian painter and parricide Richard Dadd; reworkings of Puss in Boots and the Dracula story; a draft... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 15.98
Following Brian Johnston's death in 1994, Prime Minister John Major appeared to speak for the nation when he remarked that 'Summers will never be the same.' To an Englishman's ears, the sound of leather against willow will always be closely associated with the cheerful tones of Johnners. Brian Johnston was a man who admitted: 'I have this absurd... more...
- Transworld 2012; US$ 23.98
?For seventy years now Desert Island Discs has managed that rare feat ? to be both enduring and relevant. By casting away the biggest names of the day in science, business, politics, showbiz, sport and the arts, it presents a cross-sectional snapshot of the times in which we live. As the decades have passed, the programme has kept pace; never frozen... more...
- Transworld 2012; US$ 12.78
Flotsam & Jetsam is the ultimate trivia book for fans of the popular BBC Radio 4 programme Desert Island Discs , and a fascinating introduction for all those who have yet to discover its delights. Taking the reader through seven decades of wonderful entertainment, here is an absorbing range of facts, figures and miscellany ? including who chose... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 55.00
This is the first book to take us inside Youth Radio for a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at a unique, Peabody Award-winning organization that produces distinctive content for outlets from National Public Radio to YouTube. Young people come to Youth Radio, headquartered in Oakland, California, from under-resourced public schools and neighborhoods... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
In July 1923, less than three years after Westinghouse station KDKA signed on, company engineer Frank Conrad began regular simulcasting of its programs on a frequency in the newly-discovered shortwave range. It was an important event in a technological revolution that would make dependable worldwide radio communication possible for the first time.... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 12.78
Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh is best known as the voice of the GAA. But his interests and enthusiasms ? sporting and non-sporting ? go far beyond the fields of Gaelic games. In his new book, the follow-up to his bestselling memoir From Dún Síon to Croke Park , Micheál brings us along on his travels around the world, and to the villages, townlands and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 39.95
Like any profound technological breakthrough, the advent of sound recording ushered in a period of explosive and imaginative experimentation, growth and competition. Between the commercial debut of Edison's "talking machine" in 1889 and the first commercial radio broadcast three decades later, the recording industry was uncharted territory... more...