Art & Literature

Akio Oikawa – The Art of Kumiko Transcends Time: This Intricate Japanese Form of Woodwork Looks as Good Today as Ever

The Japan News is an English-language daily newspaper published by The Yomiuri Shimbun, a leading Japanese newspaper with the largest circulation in the nation. Launched in 1955, the English paper was long known as The Daily Yomiuri but changed to its current name in April 2013 as part of a major renewal of the newspapers …

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Kevin Kling – The Dog Says How

Kevin Kling, best known for his commentaries on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and his storytelling stage shows like Tales from the Charred Underbelly of the Yule Log, delivers hilarious, often tender stories to listeners everywhere with his first book, The Dog Says How.

Terry Gross – Fresh Air, Fran Lebowitz and Anne Lamott

Humorist Fran Lebowitz and writer Anne Lamott on this archive edition of Fresh Air. The Washington Post called Fran Lebowitz “The funniest woman in America.” Humorist Lebowitz has come out with her first children’s book, Mr. Chas and Lisa Sue Meet The Pandas. In 1978, she wrote the critically acclaimed book Metropolitan Life a collection …

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