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Welcome to Just a Minute!: A Celebration of Britain's Best-Loved Radio Comedy

by Nicholas Parsons

'A joyous compendium of facts, fun and stories. This hilarious and informative guide is destined to become the companion to radio's most enduring panel game' PAUL MERTON In this first ever official companion,...


The Boys Of Saturday Night

by Scott Young

Since its first radio broadcast in November 1931, Hockey Night in Canada has been a Canadian tradition. In The Boys of Saturday Night, author Scott Young, a veteran sportscaster and journalist, dives into the...


Sky Train: Stories from CBC's Fresh Air

by Ward McBurney & Jeff Goodes

Sky Train collects 35 of McBurneys creative non-fiction pieces, in which Isaac Brock, steam trains, ghost soldiers, and lost loves all find a home.


Historical Dictionary of Old Time Radio

by Jon D. Swartz & Robert C. Reinehr

The term Old Time Radio refers to the relatively brief period from 1926, when the National Broadcasting Company first began network broadcasting, until approximately 1960, when television became the dominant...


NPR: The Trials and Triumphs of National Public Radio

by Michael McCauley

The people who shaped America’s public broadcasting system thought it should be "a civilized voice in a civilized community"—a clear alternative to commercial broadcasting. This book tells the story of how...


Peggy Gilbert & Her All-Girl Band

by Jeannie Gayle Pool, Jane Wagner & Lily Tomlin

In Peggy Gilbert & Her All-Girl Band, Jeannie Gayle Pool profiles the fascinating life of this multi-talented saxophone player, arranger, bandleader, and advocate for women instrumental musicians. Based on oral...


Historical Dictionary of American Radio Soap Operas

by Jim Cox

The dictionary section, made up of more than 500 cross-referenced entries, provides brief vignettes of the more popular and also less well-known 'soaps,' among them Back Stage Wife, Our Gal Sunday, Pepper Young's...


Go Where You Wanna Go: The Oral History of The Mamas and The Papas

by Matthew Greenwald

Lavishly illustrated and cinematic in scope, Go Where You Wanna Go is told from the points of view of not only the group members, but also from those of their friends, musical collegues, business associates,...


The Wyen Experience

by Stew Cohen

James Earl Jones voicing Darth Vader in Star Wars had a set of pipes a radio news anchor in the 1970s might envy. CBS News legend Edward R. Murrow wrote in a style many radio news writers tried to copy. Their...


Rich and Famous in Thirty Seconds

by Batt Johnson & Richard Lewis

Rich and Famous in Thirty Seconds is written by a veteran of more than thirty years in show business and is filled with inside secrets and helpful tips, many not taught in university programs. It has in-depth...


Making Radio

by Shawn VanCour

The opening decades of the twentieth century witnessed a profound transformation in the history of modern sound media, with workers in U.S. film, radio, and record industries developing pioneering production...


Friendships of  ‘Largeness and Freedom’

by Uma Das Gupta

Friendships of ‘Largeness and Freedom’ presents the story of three remarkable individuals—Rabindranath Tagore, Mahatma Gandhi, and the Anglican missionary Charles Freer Andrews. Brought together for the...


A History of Du Cane Court

by Gregory K Vincent

Du Cane Court, in Balham, south-west London, is a popular art deco block of flats, which in its early days had a stylish restaurant and ballroom; and other social facilities, including rooms designated for playing...


Music in Range

by Brian Fauteux

Music in Range explores the history of Canadian campus radio, highlighting the factors that have shaped its close relationship with local music and culture. The book traces how campus radio practitioners have...


The Archers in Fact and Fiction

by Cara Courage, Nicola Headlam & Peter Matthews

If you have ever wondered about the ethical implications of Dr Richard Locke’s affair with Shula Hebden Lloyd, or whether the ergonomic design of tractor seats could have prevented Tony Archer from getting...


Ciara's Diary

by Ciara King

The year is 1999. Connemara is braced for the new millennium. ‘No Scrubs’ rules the airwaves, bootleg DVDs of Cruel Intentions are thrilling crowds of sexually progressive teens, and if you’re not matching...


That’s Life – Marty Whelan’s Memoir

by Marty Whelan

From Norman Wisdom to Eurovision and everything in between, a lively and entertaining memoir from one of Ireland’s best-loved personalities.

Throughout the highs and lows of a 30-year career as one of Ireland’s...


How to Do Accents

by Jan Haydn Rowles & Edda Sharpe

This unique book offers a complete course in how to do any accent and also gives you the tools to navigate your way through a specific accent. Using solid technical know-how, clear practical steps, real-life...


Vox Populi

by William O'Shaughnessy

Vox Populi is the long-awaited fourth collection of interviews, editorials, essays, observations and keen insight from legendary New York broadcaster William O’Shaughnessy. With this inspiring new anthology,...


Mario Cuomo: Remembrances of a Remarkable Man

by William O'Shaughnessy

Governor Mario Cuomo's life and accomplishments are part of the public record, but in Mario Cuomo: Remembrances of a Remarkable Man, William O'Shaughnessy gives readers an exclusive and a deeply personal, behind-the-scenes...