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Tagged with “radio” (6)

  1. From the Archives: Oliver Sacks’ Table of Elements

    As a young boy, neurologist, author and Radiolab favorite Oliver Sacks pored over the pages of the Handbook of Physics and Chemistry, fantasizing about the day that he, like the shy gas Xenon, would find a companion with whom to connect and share. That companion turned out to be the Periodic Table of the Elements itself, a relationship he’s never outgrown. He introduces us to the elements that he’s known and loved.

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  2. Radiowest: The Man Who Loved Books Too Much

    What would drive you to steal? Hunger? Greed? For John Charles Gilkey, it’s a sort of love that led him to his crimes. Gilkey is obsessed with books and stole them to satisfy his lust. The journalist Allison Hoover Bartlett has just published a book about Gilkey, and about Utah’s own self-described "bibliodick" Ken Sanders, who hunted the thief plaguing his trade. Bartlett joins Doug to talk about the romance of books and the lengths some will go to possess them.

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  3. Radiowest: Dooce.com

    From Radiowest, an interview of Heather Armstrong, who runs a popular blog at dooce.com. Interesting for lots of reasons - lots of talk about successful blogging and writing, and lots of talk about Heather’s life.

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