Susan Stamberg http://wfpl.org en Re-Released Recordings Reveal Literary Titans In Their Youth http://wfpl.org/post/re-released-recordings-reveal-literary-titans-their-youth You can listen to plenty of actors performing the works of William Shakespeare. But imagine if you could hear the voice of the young playwright himself — or the older one, for that matter — reading his own writing aloud.<p>Well, we can't take you back that far. But in the early 1960s, when recorded readings by authors were rare, a young couple in Boston decided to be literary audio pioneers.<p>The idea was hatched in 1962. Lynne Sharon Schwartz, who is a respected novelist today,<strong> </strong>was working on a magazine at the time. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:27:06 +0000 Susan Stamberg 8792 at http://wfpl.org Re-Released Recordings Reveal Literary Titans In Their Youth How One Family Built America's Public Palaces http://wfpl.org/post/how-one-family-built-americas-public-palaces <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJETeJk93vE</p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 10:26:12 +0000 Susan Stamberg 5180 at http://wfpl.org How One Family Built America's Public Palaces Columbus, Ind.: A Midwestern Mecca Of Architecture http://wfpl.org/post/columbus-ind-midwestern-mecca-architecture Columbus, Ind., looks like any other small town, with its small shops and restaurants. But what sets this town apart is its architecture.<p>The Modernist buildings — mostly geometric and made of glass and steel — are not immediately visible, interspersed as they are with old, 19th-century, gingerbread-like structures; but more than 60 public buildings in Columbus have been built by a veritable who's who of modern masters — I.M. Mon, 06 Aug 2012 15:21:04 +0000 Susan Stamberg 1226 at http://wfpl.org Columbus, Ind.: A Midwestern Mecca Of Architecture