Pulitzer Prize http://wvxu.org en Dr. Jared Diamond http://wvxu.org/post/dr-jared-diamond <p>He’s a world acclaimed author, speaker, professor of geography, evolutionary biologist and Pulitzer Prize winner. His book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Guns-Germs-Steel-Societies-ebook/dp/B000VDUWMC/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1370354654&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=guns+germs+and+steel"><strong>Guns, Germs and Steel</strong></a>, is a worldwide bestseller and argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. In this episode of <a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/field-notes"><strong>Field Notes</strong></a>, Thane Maynard talks by phone with the fascinating <a href="http://www.jareddiamond.org/Jared_Diamond/Welcome.html"><strong>Dr. Jared Diamond</strong></a>.</p><p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 05:31:20 +0000 Thane Maynard 13414 at http://wvxu.org Dr. Jared Diamond "Shipwrecked! An Entertainment" http://wvxu.org/post/shipwrecked-entertainment <p>The final production in the<a href="http://www.cincyplay.com/"> </a><strong><a href="http://www.cincyplay.com/">Playhouse in the Par</a></strong><a href="http://www.cincyplay.com/"><strong>k</strong></a> season is the rough and ready, but family friendly, <a href="http://www.cincyplay.com/index.php?option=com_production&amp;id=19&amp;Itemid=490"><strong>Shipwrecked! An Entertainment</strong></a> by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Margulies"><strong>Donald Margulies</strong></a>. <strong>Anna Goller</strong>, the props master at the<strong> Playhouse</strong>, joins our Rick Pender to discuss the challenges of bringing this <a href="http://www.cincyplay.com/index.php?option=com_venues&amp;view=venues&amp;Itemid=541"><strong>Thompson Shelterhouse</strong></a> presentation to life.</p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 05:32:25 +0000 Rick Pender 12599 at http://wvxu.org "Shipwrecked! An Entertainment" Author Richard Ford http://wvxu.org/post/author-richard-ford <p>Pulitzer Prize-winning author <a href="http://www.richardfordbooks.com/home"><strong>Richard Ford</strong> </a>joins our Barbara Gray in the studio to discuss his runaway bestseller,<a href="http://www.amazon.com/Canada-Richard-Ford/dp/0061692034/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1364306030&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=richard+ford"> <strong>Canada</strong></a>, which has just been released in paperback. This book took six years to write, and has garnered a mantle full of “best book of the year” awards.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 05:32:25 +0000 Barbara Gray 10768 at http://wvxu.org Author Richard Ford