Larry's Party by Carol Shields
Monday, February 15, 1999, 12:30pm
Monday, February 15, through Friday, March 12, 1999. Read by Jim Fleming. (Viking; ISBN 0670873926) Theme: Walter Leigh: Concertino; Colin Tilney, harpsichord & CBC Vancouver Orchestra -- Mario Bernard, conductor (CBC SMCD 5168)
Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle
Monday, February 1, 1999, 12:30pm
Monday, February 1 through Friday, February 12, 1999. Read by Jim Fleming. (Vintage Books; ISBN: 0679736042) Theme: Jean Phillipe Rameau: The Apotheosis of the Dance "Dardanus" (Musical Heritage Society MHS 4002)...
Notes from Little Lakes by Mel Ellis
Monday, January 25, 1999, 12:30pm
Monday, January 25 through Friday, January 29, 1999. Read by Jim Fleming. Memories from one of Wisconsin's premier newspaper columnists. (Cabin Bookshelf; ISBN-10: 096533810X Theme: Daniel Hecht: Willow (Windham Hill WHS C-1013)...
The Land, Always the Land by Mel Ellis
Thursday, January 7, 1999, 12:30pm
Thursday, January 7 through Friday, January 22, 1999. Read by Jim Fleming. (The Cabin Bookshelf; ISBN-10: 0965338126) Theme: Claude Bolling: Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano Trio - Claude Bolling and Jean-Pierre Rampal (Milan 35735)
Christmas at Thompson Hall by Anthony Trollope
Wednesday, December 30, 1998, 12:30pm
Wednesday, December 30, 1998 through Friday, January 1, 1999. Read by Karl Schmidt. Playing "Christmas at Thompson Hall" is a Christmas tradition...
Echo House by Ward Just
Monday, December 28, 1998, 12:30pm
(Part 2) Monday, December 28 through Tuesday, December 29, 1998. Read by Karl Schmidt. (Houghton Mifflin ISBN 0395856973) Theme: "Night Song" - The Verdehr Trio (Crystal Records CD-746)...
Echo House by Ward Just
Monday, November 23, 1998, 12:30pm
(Part 1) Monday, November 23 through Wednesday, December 23, 1998. Read by Karl Schmidt. (Houghton Mifflin ISBN 0395856973) Theme: "Night Song" - The Verdehr Trio (Crystal Records CD-746)...
Seasons - Various Authors
Monday, November 16, 1998, 12:30pm
Monday, November 16 through Friday, November 20, 1998. Read by Jim Fleming. Jim reads selections from Wisconsin Seasons (ISBN 0965338150), Michigan Seasons (ISBN 0965338134), and Minnesota Seasons (ISBN 0965338142) (The Cabin Bookshelf)
Evening Class by Maeve Binchy
Monday, October 19, 1998, 12:30pm
Monday, October 19 through Friday, November 13, 1998. Read by Jim Fleming. Eight Dubliners take a class in Italian and find their lives changed along with their language. (Doubleday; ISBN-10: 0385318073) Theme: "Un Bel Di" from "Madama Butterfly" by Giacomo Puccini; Cincinnati...
The Sky, the Stars, The Wilderness by Rick Bass
Monday, October 5, 1998, 12:30pm
Monday, October 5 through Friday, October 16, 1998. Read by Karl Schmidt. (Houghton Mifflin ISBN 0395717582) Theme: John Corligliano: "Troubadores" from Sharon Isbin: American Landscapes (Virgin Classics CDC 7243-5-55083-2-4)...
Confederates in the Attic by Tony Horwitz
Monday, September 14, 1998, 12:30pm
Monday, September 14 through Friday, October 2, 1998. Read by Karl Schmidt. (Pantheon ISBN 0679439781) Theme: "Battle Cry of Freedom" from "The Civil War" soundtrack (Elektra Nonesuch 9-79256-2) and Charlie Hayden & Hank Jones: Steal Away (Verve 314 527 249-2)...
Blind Descent by Nevada Barr
Monday, August 24, 1998, 12:30pm
Monday, August 24 through Friday, September 11, 1998. Read by Jim Fleming. (Putnam ISBN 0399143718) Theme: "Painted Desert from Grand Canyon Suite" by Ferde Grofe; Boston Pops - Arthur Fiedler (RCA 6806-2-RG)...
Zeke and Ned by Larry McMurtry
Monday, June 22, 1998, 12:30pm
Monday, June 22 through Friday, July 31, 1998. Read by Karl Schmidt. (Pocket Books ISBN 0671891685) Theme: "Man of Constant Sorrow" from Chris Norman: Man With the Wooden Flute (Dorian DOR 90166) and John Corligliano: "Troubadores" from Sharon Isbin: American Landscapes (Virgin...
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
Friday, May 22, 1998, 12:30pm
Friday, May 22 through Friday, June 19, 1998. Read by Jim Fleming. (Vintage; ISBN: 0679731725) Theme: Albert Ketelby: Sanctuary of the Heart (Philips 6514 152)
The Story of My Boyhood and Youth by John Muir
Monday, May 11, 1998, 12:30pm
Monday, May 11 through Thursday, May 21, 1998. Read by Karl Schmidt. (University of Wisconsin Press; ISBN: 0299036545) Theme: "Allegro and Lento Religioso" from Randall Thompson: Suite for Oboe, Clarinet and viola-Peter Christ,oboe (Crystal Records CD321)...
Personal Memoirs by Ulysses S. Grant
Monday, April 20, 1998, 12:30pm
Monday, April 20 through Friday, May 08, 1998. Read by Karl Schmidt. The former president wrote his memoirs as he was dying of throat cancer, his sole purpose to provide some financial security for his family. The result established him as a giant of American letters. It's not so much a...
Straight Man by Richard Russo
Monday, March 30, 1998, 12:30pm
Monday, March 30 through Friday, April 17, 1998. Read by Jim Fleming. (Vintage; ISBN: 0375701907) Theme: Mozart: Horn Concerto Nr 3 - allegro; Horn Concerto Nr 2 - rondo; Hermann Baumann, horn, Concentus Musicus Vienna - Nikolaus Harnoncourt (TELDEC 8.41272 ZK)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominque Bauby
Monday, March 23, 1998, 12:30pm
Monday, March 23 through Friday, March 27, 1998. Read by Jim Fleming. (Vintage; ISBN: 0375701214) Theme: Claude Debussy: Syrinx; Jacques Ibert: Entr'Acte - Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute (CBS MK 45548)...