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Lawrence Osborne

It's never too early or late in the day to get ready for dinner! Listen close as host Charles Ruas speaks with author Lawrence Osborne about his tasty new book, The Accidental Connoisseur: An Irreverent Journey Through the Wine World.


Conversations with Writers


Host Charles Ruas in conversation with contemporary writers and poets, continuing a stream of intelligent discussion dating back to his legendary days at WBAI Pacifica Radio in New York in the seventies. Ruas is the author of Conversations with American Writers, a Fulbright scholar, and a distinguished French translator. His writing has frequently appeared in both ARTNews and Art in America. His other Clocktower-produced program is Historic Audio From the Archives of Charles Ruas and is one of the most brilliant and extensive collections of historic audio in our archive.