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Radio programs -- Fiction.

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PRA Archive #sort descending Title Description Genre Broadcast Date
BB4138 Lost in the funhouse / written and read by John Barth.

Author reads selections from his book for a student audience.

KPFA, 28 Nov. 1970.
BB4409 The Memory and the meaning / Anne Frank.

Reading of Frank's short story.

WBAI, 23 June 1960.
BB4455 My name rings / produced by Ernest Lowe.

Series record for reading of My name rings / produced by Ernest Lowe.


r.1. A Young man in Texas (26 min.) -- r.2. Keep the Negro down (29 min.) r.3.-r.8. My name...

KPFA, 196-
BB4455.02 My name rings / produced by Ernest Lowe. (Episode 2 of 9)

Part 1 (r.1 & 2?). A Young man in Texas -- Part 2. (r.3?) Keep the Negro down r.3.-r.8. My...

KPFA, 196-
BB4455.03 Keep the negro down / produced by Ernest Lowe. (Episode 3 of 9)

Part 1 (r.1 & 2?). A Young man in Texas -- Part 2. (r.3?) Keep the Negro down -- Part 3. My...

KPFA, 196-
BB4455.04 My name rings / produced by Ernest Lowe. (Episode 4 of 9)

Series record for reading of My name rings / produced by Ernest Lowe.


r.1. A Young man in Texas (26 min.) -- r.2. Keep the Negro down (29 min.) r.3.-r.8. My name...

KPFA, 196-
BB4455.05 My name rings / produced by Ernest Lowe. (Episode 5 of 9)

Part 1 (r.1 & 2?). A Young man in Texas -- Part 2. (r.3?) Keep the Negro down -- Part 3. My...

KPFA, 196-
BB4455.06 My name rings / produced by Ernest Lowe. (Episode 6 of 9)

Series record for reading of My name rings / produced by Ernest Lowe.


r.1. A Young man in Texas (26 min.) -- r.2. Keep the Negro down (29 min.) r.3.-r.8. My name...

KPFA, 196-
BB4455.07 My name rings / produced by Ernest Lowe. (Episode 7 of 9)

Part 1 (r.1 & 2?). A Young man in Texas -- Part 2. (r.3?) Keep the Negro down -- Part 3. My...

KPFA, 196-
BB4455.08 My name rings / produced by Ernest Lowe. (Episode 8 of 9)

Part 1 (r.1 & 2?). A Young man in Texas -- Part 2. (r.3?) Keep the Negro down -- Part 3. My...

KPFA, 196-
BB4455.09 My name rings / produced by Ernest Lowe. (Episode 9 of 9)

Part 1 (r.1 & 2?). A Young man in Texas -- Part 2. (r.3?) Keep the Negro down -- Part 3. My...

KPFA, 196-
BB4486.01-.03 A Child's garden of curses / by S. J. Perelman.

Read by Norman Belkin.


r.2. missing.

KPFK, 17 Feb.-6 June 1968.
BB4494.05 The Vengeance of Cut-Wolf / by Thomas Nashe.

Lee Whiting reads The Vengeance of Cut-Wolf by Thomas Nashe and Frank Silvera reads excerpts...

KPFK, 28 Apr. 1963.
BB4494.06 Poetry / John Donne.

Richard Burton and W.H. Auden read selections from the work of John Donne; Lee Whiting reads...

KPFK, 12 May 1963.
BB4494.07 The Creed of the court / Thomas Dekker and Fulke Greville.

Reading of A Quarrel on the Tennis Court from Greville's The President of Chivalry and of...

KPFK, 26 May 1963.
BB4499 Mrs. Dalloway / by Virginia Woolf ; read by Maureen McIlroy.

Reading of the novel.

KPFK, 7-29 Feb. 1972.
BB4685 The Poetry Of David Sawyer And Judy Collins : In Sound And Music Montages

Readings and music.

KPFK, 8 July 1969.
BB4875 Captive audience at San Quentin / read by Norman Belkin.


KPFK, 24 Dec. 1962.
BB4884.01-.17 The Confessions of Felix Krull, confidence man / by Thomas Mann ; read by Klaus Pringsheim.

Reading of Mann's last novel.

KPFK, 3 June 1965.
BB4889 Death in the Afternoon / by Ernest Hemingway ; read by Bob Alexander.

Reading of the epilogue to Hemingway's novel.

KPFK, 29 Aug. 1962.
BB4892 D'oeuvres de Albert Camus.

Selected readings by Camus, Maria Casares, Serge Reggiani, Michel Bouquet and Dominique Blanchar...


The Myth of Sisphe -- L'Etat de Siege -- Les Justes -- La Malentendu.

KPFK, 7 Feb. 1964.
BB4905 Finnegan's wake / by James Joyce.

Reading of selections from Joyce's novel.|FINNEGAN'S WAKE / James Joyce...

KPFK, 31 July 1962.
BB4906 The Fox / by D.H. Lawrence ; read by Edwina Iredale.

Reading of Lawrence's novel.

KPFK, 20-26 Oct. 1964.
BB4919 Hemingway at the bridge / read by Francis Roberts.

Reading from A Moveable Feast.

KPFK, 6 Mar. 1965.
BB4920 Hauptmann symposium : no. 1 / Maximilian Schell and Carl Ebert.

Reading of selections from Hannele, Gabriel Schilling's Flugt, and The Heretic of Soana....

KPFK, 27 Jan. 1963.
BB4925 The Idiot / by Fyodor Dostoevsky ; read by Phil Austin.

Reading of Dostoievski's novel.

KPFK, 1 Nov.-2 Dec. 1966.
BB4932 The Kreutzer sonata / by Leo Tolstoy ; read by Paul Mazursky.

Reading of Tolstoy's novel.

KPFK, Aug. 1964.
BB4941 Letters from Rodez / read by Rupert Pole.

Prose reading.

KPFK, 20 May 1964.
BB4943 Letter from a region in my mind / by James Baldwin ; read by Lee Whiting.

Reading of James Baldwin short novel.

KPFK, 18-21 Mar. 1963.
BB4947 Moderato Cantabile / by Marquerile Duras ; read by Louise Fincent.

Reading of Duras' novel.

KPFK, 9-12 July 1962.
BB4948 Max on soames / by Max Beerbohm ; read by Michael J. Youle-White.

Reading of a profile by Beerbohm.

KPFK, 26 Jan. 1966.
BB4980 The Picture of Dorian Gray / by Oscar Wilde ; read by Michael Fox.

Reading of Wilde's novel.

KPFK, 15 Oct.-1 Nov. 1963.
BB4981 The River / by Rumer Godden ; read by Rachel Jonah.

Reading of Godden's novel.

KPFK, 23 Dec. 1963-3 Jan. 1964.
BB4995 Steppenwolf / by Hermann Hesse ; read by Bob Alexander and Berjourie Bowler.

Reading of Hesse's novel.

KPFK, 8-27 Sept. 1962.
BB4999 The Stranger / by Albert Camus ; read by Edward Binns.

Reading of Campus' novel.

KPFK, 4-9 Feb. 1963.
BB5009 Traps / by Frederich Durrenmatt ; read by Bruce Timson.

Reading of Durenmatt's short novel.

KPFK, 29 July-1 Aug. 1963.
BB5014 Sonnets by Shakespeare / read by Phil and Anna-Lee Austin.

Selections from the writings of Shakespeare collected under the title Under the Greenwood Tree...

KPFK, 3 May 1966.
BB5068.01-.10 Music: when soft voices die / Joseph Hansen.

Author reads his novel.

KPFK, 22 Mar. 1965.
BB5073 Walden pond / by Henry David Thoreau ; read by John Carradine.

Reading of Thoreau's book about living outside of society and close to nature.

KPFK, 1-16 May 1967.
BB5075 Brighton rock / by Graham Greene ; read by Bruce Timson.

Reading of Greene's novel.


Missing reels 17 and 20.

KPFK, 18 Feb.-18 Mar. 1963.
BB5093 The Devil's dictionary / by Ambrose Bierce.

Reading of Bierce's novel.


Missing reel 1.

KPFK, 1970.
BB5097 Kneeknoch rise / by Natalie Babbitt ; read by Martha Gould.

Reading of Babbitt's story for children.

KPFK, 12-19 Apr. 1971.
BB5106 Classics of the modern theater / Ed Abood.

Selected dramatic readings.

KPFK, 25 Oct. 1966.
BB5109 Thomas Mann reads Felix Krull.

Author reads selections from his novel.|THOMAS MANN READS FELIX KRULL...

KPFK, 14 June 1965.
BB5119 1066 and all that / by Walter Carruthers Sellar and Robert Julian Yeatman ; read by Anna-Lee Austin.

Reading of Sellar's and Yeatman's joint novel.

KPFK, 2 Oct. 1967.
BB5125 Slaughterhouse-five / by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. ; read by Donald Sutherland.

Reading of the first and last chapters of Vonnegut's novel.

KPFK, 27 Dec. 1970.
BB5130 Evelyn Waugh reading from Vile Bodies and Helena.

Author reads selections from two of his works.

KPFK, 20 Aug. 1971.
BB5205 Village Wooing / by George Bernard Shaw ; read by Arlene Sagan and Bernard Mayes.

Reading of Shaw's short story.

KPFA, 30 July 1964.
BB5208 The Blue Nile : #1 Army Pigeon / read by David Ossman.


KPFK, 4 Dec. 1962.
BB5235 Enchantress from the stars / by Sylvia Egdahl ; read by Maureen McIlroy.

Reading of Egdahl's epic children's story.


Missing reels 1, 22, and 23.

KPFK, July-Aug. 1971.
BB5280 The Berlin stories / Christopher Isherwood.

Isherwood discusses his encounters with two characters, Sally Bowles and Mr. Norris who were...

KPFK, 3 Feb. 1964.
BB5288 The Country of our consciousness / by Theodore Enislin.

Enislin reads from his book.

KPFK, Nov. 1971.
BB5321 Dylan Thomas reading.

Thomas reading selections of his work.|DYLAN THOMAS READING...


Reminiscences of childhood -- Visit to grandpa's -- Holiday memory.

KPFK, 5 Nov. 1964.
BB5335 Billy Budd : Foretopman / by Herman Melville ; read by Peter Frumpkin.

Readings from Melville's novel.

WBAI, 16 Dec. 1971.
BB5337 The Affair of Gabrielle Russier / by Mavis Gallant ; read by Bret Vuolo.

Reading of Gallant's novel.

WBAI, Oct. 1971.
BB5357 Two stories by Geoffrey Chaucer / read by Robert Hanning.

Readings from two Chaucer stories.


The Miller's Tale -- Canterbury tales.

WBAI, 18 Jan. 1972.
BB5359.05 A Very old man with enormous wings / by Gabriel Garcia Marquez ; read by Jane Wagner.

Reading of M2.arquez's short story.|A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS / by Gabrile Garcia...

WBAI, 14 Apr. 1972.
BB5517 The Enemy (excerpts) / by John Kafkaloff ; read by Mitchell Harding.

Reading of selections from Kafkaloff's anti-war novel. THE ENEMY / by John Kafkaloff read...

KPFK, 31 Aug. 1971.
BB5518 Magic or not : chapter 4 / by Edward Eager ; read by Baird Searles.

Reading from a chapter of Eager's novel.

KPFK, 7 May 1971.
BC0083 The Wind in the Willows / Kenneth Graham ; read by Sibella Kraus.

Reading of children's classic.

KPFA, 10 Apr. 1971.
BC0085.01-.11 Cosmicomics / by Italo Calvino.

Reading of Calvino's novel.

KPFA, May 1971.
BC0104 Family happiness / by Leo Tolstoy ; read by Beryl Grafton.

Reading of Tolstoy's novel.

KPFA, 2-10 June 1971.
BC0183 A Studied madness / written and read by Heywood Hale Broun.

Author reads his book about life in the entertainment industry.

WBAI, 4-7 Mar. 1968.
BC0312.04 Man and wife / James Purdy ; read by Jack Nessel. (Episode 4 of 4)

Morning reading. "Man and Wife" by James Purdy read by Jack Nessel.
Note: FCC...

American Women -- Sex KPFA, 18 June 1965.
BC0328 The Hungered one / written and read by Ed Bullins.

Dramatist reads selections from his early prose writing.

WBAI, 1971.
BC0379 John Cage at the De Young Museum.

Cage readshis prose set to his own compositions.


Not wanting tosay anything about Marcel -- Diary : how to improve the world (you will only make...

KPFA, 20 May 1971.
BC0558.04 For all your ills I give you laughter / produced by Cynthia Sears.

Lawrence Durrell, Lawrence Clark Powell, and RobertSnyder read selections from Miller's...

KPFK, 26 Jan. 1972.
BC0603 A woman's cry / read by Selma Lawrence and Barbara Kraft

A montage of selected readings about women's social conditions, read by Julie Adams, Jo...

American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Radio KPFK, 1 Feb. 1972.
BC0606 The Way to Rainy Mountain / written and read by N. Scott Momaday.

Pulitzer Prize winning Kiowa Indian author reads selections from his novel.

KPFK, 25 Nov. 1971.
BC0613 An Open letter to my sister, Angela Davis / by James Baldwin ; read by Roscoe Lee Browne.

Reading of James Baldwin article supporting the work of the Marxist thinker Angela Davis.

KPFK, 13 Dec. 1971.
BC0705 The Late bourgeois world / by Nadine Gordimer ; read by Beryl Grafton.

Reading of Gordimer's book.

KPFA, 3-12 Apr. 1972.
BC0844 The Alexandria Quartet / written and read by Lawrence Durrell ; produced by Cynthia Sears.

Author reads selections from his novel about life in Cyprus. Also includes Durrell's...

WBAI, 1972.
BC0884.01-.10 Canterbury tales for continued tomorrow / by Chaucer ; produced by Ruth Rotko.

Reading of Chaucer's classic English-language work. Readings are by several scholars of...


r.1. Prologue, part 1 David Benson (25 min.) -- r.2. Prologue, part 2 / David Benson (24 min...

WBAI, 17-28 Jan. 1972.
BC0899 The novel of the future : realism and reality in the novel

Anais Nin (1902-1977) introduces this program as a summary of many discussions she's had...

American Women -- Poetry KPFK, February? 1972
BC0950 Daisy Aldan reads her poetry

Poet Daisy Aldan describes her style of poetry and reads selections from her collection "...

American Women -- Poetry KPFK, February 2, 1972
BC1010 365 days / by Ronald J. Glasser ; produced by Larry Josephson.

Reading of the Brazilian Glasser's novel.

WBAI, 1972.
BC1023 Mercier et Camier / by Samuel Beckett ; read by Michael Harvey.

Reading of Beckett's drama.

KPFK, 1972.
BC1033 Love and Lethe / by Samuel Beckett ; read by Jack Hirschman.

Reading of Bekcett's short drama.

KPFK, 1972.
BC1057 D.H. Lawrence : a profile / introduced by Bruce Norman.

Bruce Norman, Bernard Mays, Michael Scott and Gina des Pres read selections from the works of D....

KPFK, 1972.
BC1088 The Romance of Tristan and Iseult / by Thomas Bedier ; read by Larry Liberman.

Reading of Bedier's adaptation of the medieval legend.

KPFK, 1972.
BC1142 MacGowran speaking Beckett.

Jack MacGowran reads selections from Samuel Beckett's plays and other works.|MACGOWRAN...

KPFK, 1972.
BC1355.05 A Personal statement / written and read by Leonard Charbrowe.

Statement about the difficulties of getting published, and selections of his own fiction and...

WBAI, 15 Dec. 1973.
BC1489.01-.03 H.H. Hollis and local science fiction.

Author reads selections of his own work, and from that of other Houston-based science fiction...


r.1. Readings and discussion of contemporary science fiction (39 min.) -- r.2. Readings of his...

KPFT, 1973.
BC1613 The Dead / James Joyce ; read by Geraldine Fitzgerald.

Reading of short story from Dubliners.

WBAI, 197-.
BC1789 Council of Elrond / by J.R.R. Tolkin ; read by Baird Searles.

Reading of a chapter from Tolkin's The Fellowship of the Rings, volume 1 of The Lord of the...

WBAI, 197-.
BC2394 Chicago : City on the Lake / Nelson Algren ; read by Paul Vangelisti.

Reading of Algren's novel.


Reel l is missing.

KPFK, 13 May 1975.
BC2399 Cranford / Mrs. Gaskell ; read by Beryl Grafton.

Reading of the Victorian novel about a country town presided over by women.

KPFA, 197-.
BC2439 A Gentle creature / by Fedor Dostoevski ; read by Erik Bauersfeld.

Reading of an English translation of Dostoevski's short novel about life in Russia.

KPFA, 1975.
BC2494 Hesse between music / read by Fred Haines.

Poetry and prose readings from the work of Hermann Hess. Includes German jazz.

KPFA, 25 Oct. 1975.
BC2496 Goblin market / by Christina Rossetti ; introduced by Byron Bryant.

Holly Barron, Leigh Blicher and Erik Bauersfeld read selections from Rossetti's novel.

KPFA, 197-.
BC2500 Monologue for Ruth Draper / by Henry James ; read by Holly Barron.

Reading of James' 1913 monologue written for but never performed by Draper.

KPFA, 1975.
BC2520 The Last of the Just / by Andre Schwarz-Bart ; read by Jack Hirschman and David Birney.

Reading of excerpts from book.

KPFK, 2 July 1969.
BC2522 Cheri / Colette ; read by Maureen McIlroy.

Reading of Colette's novel.

KPFK, 18-27 Feb. 1975.
BC2523 The Little Sister / Raymond Chandler ; read by John Thomas.

Reading of Chandler's novel.

KPFK, 25 Mar. 1975.
BC2618 Anzac / by Mary Mann.

Reading of Mann's fiction.

KPFK, 12 Nov. 1975.
BC2647 Enlightenment : shorthand for a scurrilous life / by Art Beck ; read by Paul Vangelisti.

Reading of Beck's English language diary based on the rediscovered poetry of Giaccomo...


Sensitive language.

KPFK, 30 Sept. 1975.
BC2691 Larry Woiwode : Beyond the Bedroom Wall/

Author reads from and discusses his novel.|LARRY WOIWODE : BEYOND THE BEDROOM WALL...

WBAI, 1974.
BC2720.01-.04 Donald Barthlme / interviewed by Judith Sherman.

Author reads and discusses selections from several of his novels and short stories.


r.1-2. The Dead father, I bought a little city, The Great hug, The Agreement, Nothing: a...

WBAI, 197-.
BC3013 Second Friday.

Readings and performances.


r.1. The Little Sweep by Benjamin Britten (48 min.) -- r.2. and r.3. Miss Julie by August...

WBAI, 1976.
BC3106 Selections from Chimera / written and read by John Barth.

American author reads selections from his nove.

WBAI, 6 Apr. 1976.
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