News By Tag
News By Location
Another Public Radio Show Added to A Growing List Distributed as a Waterlogg Audio Book
Blackstone Audio & Waterlogg Productions have teamed up again to bring more public radio audio content to the public as an audio book CD set. Russell Banks, Garrison Keillor, and Dave Isay are among those heard on The Best of Chatting Up a Storm.
Claudia Cragg is an author, broadcaster, new-media maven, and veteran foreign correspondent and journalist. Her interview show Chatting Up a Storm airs on KGNU in Denver and Boulder, Colorado.
Waterlogg Productions founder and veteran award-winning public radio producer Joe Bevilacqua says, "Claudia's interviews are superb! She deserves an audience that transcends the limits of local public radio. The Best of Chatting Up a Storm is the latest in our new audio book line Waterlogg Independents... but it's only the beginning. We plan on putting out ALL of Claudia's interviews in subsequent volumes!"
Other Waterlogg public radio CD box sets include Barbara Bernstein's Radio Tales for the Road, Dr. Scott Viguié's Dr. Geek's Laboratory of Applied Geekdom and Victor Gates' The Streets of Staccato. Upcoming releases include The Great Northern Audio Theatre box set (Jerry Stearns and Brian Price) and The Union Signal Radio Drama CD box set (Doug Bost and Jeff Ward),
Bevilacqua's high audio out put includes works that covers nearly all genres: essays, interviews, documentaries, dramas, humor, comedy, film sound tracks and audio books. "Joe Bev" also acts on TV and in films.
The Best of Chatting Up a Storm: Interviews with Claudia Cragg
Audio CD – Audiobook, CD Box Set, or MP3 Download
This volume features twelve interviews, personally chosen by Claudia Cragg and Joe Bevilacqua, which include:
1. Audrey Niffenegger, author of Her Fearful Symmetry
2. The New Yorker's Peter Hessler on Country Driving
3. Kate Mosse, author of Labyrinth
4. Lionel Shriver, author of So Much for That
5. Chang-Rae Lee, author of The Surrendered
6. David Vann, author of Legend of a Suicide and Caribou Island
7. Treehouse founder Ryan Carson on ''a four-day work week''
8. Nancy Altman, coauthor of Social Security Works
9. Jane Fonda's adopted daughter, Mary Williams, on race, politics, and gender and her book Lost Daughter
10. Garrison Keillor on his new novel, Pontoon
11. Lost Memory of Skin author Russell Banks on sex offenders, homelessness, and digital desensitivity
12. StoryCorps' Dave Isay on ''A Voice for the Voiceless through Listening Booths''
For some years, Claudia Cragg, who is primarily an Asia specialist, was based in Tokyo, Hong Kong, and then Singapore, reporting both in hard news and in feature stories for print and radio on all dimensions of business in the region for Asia magazine. Before that, she was an established feature writer for Asia's preeminent English language newspaper, the South China Morning Post, but started out in journalism in London in the mid-'70s on Which?, the preeminent magazine of the UK's Consumers' Association. She is a former editor of Tokyo Journal, that city's leading English-language magazine and of B International magazine in Hong Kong.
Born Claudia MacLeod-Johnstone, she is the daughter of one of Britain's pioneer television anchormen and broadcasters, Kenneth MacLeod.
Audio CD: 1 pages
Publisher: Claudia Cragg, Waterlogg Productions and Joe Bevilacqua; Radio Programs edition (June 23, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 5.2 x 0.7 inches
Distributed by Blackstone Audio