Posts Tagged ‘John Steinbeck’

Listen Up: CDS Audio Pieces Among the Best-Selling Public Radio Broadcasts in 2011

Two CDS-related audio programs—“Travels with Mike” and a Reality Radio event—were among the top ten most licensed pieces in 2011 from Public Radio Exchange (PRX), the award-winning media company that serves as public radio’s largest online distribution marketplace. The two broadcasts were on the Most Licensed Pieces list in the annual PRX Zeitfunk Awards, which recognizes standout producers […]


Listen to Audio: Susan Shillinglaw Talks about “Travels with Mike”

Listen to Audio: Susan Shillinglaw Talks about "Travels with Mike"

Two audio pieces with Susan Shillinglaw are now available to listen on the Travels with Mike website. Susan Shillinglaw is professor of English and director of the Center for Steinbeck Studies at San Jose State University. She spoke with CDS’s John Biewen about John Steinbeck’s iconic nonfiction book, Travels with Charley in Search of America. Shillinglaw […]


Travels with Mike

Travels with Mike

In the fall of 1960, the writer John Steinbeck climbed into a pickup truck with a makeshift camper on top, and started driving. He and his Standard Poodle, Charley, roamed for three months and ten thousand miles, completing a circuit from one coast to the other and back again. Steinbeck’s account of the journey, Travels […]