Samara O’Shea phones in to talk about her newest book, Note to Self: On Keeping a Journal and Other Dangerous Pursuits.
Our second guest, Elaine Tyler May, joins the discussion with Samara and continues on the topic of memoir and history in the second half. May is an award-winning author and professor of American Studies at the University of Minnesota. Her latest book is Tell Me True: Memoir, History, and Writing a Life, which she edited with Patricia Hampl.
Tonight: follow-up on Mats Eden/Groupa from 1983, preview of Annbjørg Lien and her new Nordic string quartet, Lillebjørn Steinar (the original Nordic Roots guys) and an interesting new CD from southern Sweden.