Regular price: $3.95

Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free.
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price.
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love.
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel.
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month.
OR
In Cart

Publisher's Summary

In this hour, Stephen Marche is the author of How Shakespeare Changed Everything. He tells Anne Strainchamps why he thinks Shakespeare is the most important figure in history.

Next, Novelist Arthur Phillips is the author of The Tragedy of Arthur. The book tells the story of a fictional character, also named Arthur Phillips, whose family finds a lost Shakespeare play.

Then, David Orr says modern poetry shouldn't intimidate us. He's the author of Beautiful and Pointless: A Guide to Modern Poetry.

Finally, Oscar Hijuelos is the first Latino to win the Pulitzer Prize for literature for his book The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love. His memoir is called Thoughts Without Cigarettes. [Broadcast Date: July 6, 2011]

Listen to:

  • The Tragedy of Arthur by Arthur Phillips
  • The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love by Oscar Hijuelos
  • Want more To The Best of Our Knowledge?

  • Subscribe for one month or 12 months.
  • Get the latest issue.
  • Check out the complete archive.
  • (P) and ©2011 Wisconsin Public Radio

    What members say

    Average Customer Ratings

    Overall

    • 4.5 out of 5 stars
    • 5 Stars
      1
    • 4 Stars
      1
    • 3 Stars
      0
    • 2 Stars
      0
    • 1 Stars
      0

    Performance

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5 Stars
      1
    • 4 Stars
      0
    • 3 Stars
      0
    • 2 Stars
      0
    • 1 Stars
      0

    Story

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5 Stars
      1
    • 4 Stars
      0
    • 3 Stars
      0
    • 2 Stars
      0
    • 1 Stars
      0
    No Reviews are Available