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April 25, 2015
Pre-recorded Special - Show 1111

This week, for our 1111th show, we present a special fresh from London! SEDGE welcomes:

REBECCA HUNT with her thrilling new novel Everland, the story of two Antarctic journeys a century apart: the first, in 1913, in the three-masted Kismet, and the second in 2012. 

BEN AARONOVITCH whose novel The Rivers of London (Midnight Riot in the US) follows Peter Grant, a young officer who is recruited into a small branch of the Metropolitan Police that deals with magic and the supernatural.

CAMILLA GODDARD, urban beekeeper who started Capital Bee, an ethical business set up in response to the current critical shortage of honey bee colonies in Britain.

BLANCHE GIROUARD & TIMOTHY PALMER; in this special segment, oral historian Blanche Girouard talks to the High Sheriff Timothy Palmer about his enthusiasm for dung beetles!

And More!



April 18, 2015
Pre-recorded Special - Show 1110

Tune in as we present some freshly recorded interviews from this week. SEDGE welcomes:

SCOTT SIMON, the beloved NPR host joins us with his spirited and inspiring new memoir in the wake of his mother's death Unforgettable: A Son, A Mother, and Lessons of a Lifetime

COURTNEY MAUM, whose debut novel I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You is a reverse love story, following a failed monogamist attempting to woo his wife back and answer the question: Is it really possible to fall back in love with your spouse?

THOR HANSON, biologist and author of the fascinating new account The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History

THE SATURDAY GIANT, a one-man "Art-Rock" band from Columbus, Ohio.


April 11, 2015
Live from the SF Ferry Building - Show 1109

From May 7, 2005 at the Empire Plush Room in San Francisco. Sedge welcomed:

SCOTT SIMON, the NPR host sleeps in Saturday morning and comes visit with us. He has a new novel called Pretty Birds set in Sarajevo.

MARC IAN BARASCH, field notes on the compassionate life

SARK, the ecstatic, colorful celebrant of creative pleasure and wisdom

CONSPIRACY OF BEARDS , the all-male acapella chorus sings the songs of Leonard Cohen

OPIE BELLAS, a jazz singer from the old school has a sexy voice, impeccable taste and rare musical instinct.

MIKE GREENSILL, the entertaining piano raconteur!


April 4, 2015
Live from the SF Ferry Building - Show 1108

From the second floor of the Ferry Building, guest-host CASE CONOVER welcomes:

ERIC GREITENS, NavySEAL, humanitarian and author here with his new book Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life.

DAVID HELVARG, journalist who chronicles our complex relationship with the oceans, with his new memoir Saved by the Sea.

WINDY HILL, high energy pickin' and signin' -- these fellas bring us a taste of Northern California bluegrass at its best!

AMERICAN NOMAD, acoustic Americana group fronted by Hassan El-Tayyab, whose forthcoming memoir is about overcoming writer's Burning Man!

KENNY BAKER represents a new generation of vegetable farmers out at Lonely Mountain Farm in Corralitos.

MIKE GREENSILL on house piano, and more!

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