The Front Row, 06/27/2007

Manuel Munoz
We continue a mini-series on recomended summer reading with conversations with two authors. Manuel Munoz tells us about the lonely people who populate a small California Central Valley town in his new collection of short stories and Amanda Eyre Ward takes us to Cape Town, South Africa, where the main charater of her new novel goes to cover new developments in a murder case that dates back to the days of apartheid . . .

Guest Conductor Emmanuel Leducq-Barome and soprano Ariana Vafadari chat with Dean Dalton about the all-Ravel program they will participate in this Saturday at the International Festival-Institute at Round Top. Listen  Download 

Manuel Munoz is the author of a collection of short stories called The Faith Healer of Olive Avenue. He reads this evening at Barnes and Noble, 7627 Westheimer. He chats on The Frotn Row with Producer Bob Stevenson.  Listen  Download   

Author Amanda Eyre Ward wil read from and autograph copies of her new novel of betreyal and redemption, Forgive Me, this evening at 7:00 at Blue Willow Bookshop. She discusses her work with KUHF's Catherine Lu.  Listen  Download