Gary Shapiros From The Bookshelf


This website does not work with Google Chrome! Please use a different browser! From the Bookshelf is heard on radio station KSCO in Santa Cruz California. Host Gary Shapiro brings you interviews with best selling authors of fiction and non-fiction, graphic novelists, actors, photographers, and singer-songwriters discussing their works. The show is produced by Frances Venegas and Ollie Jackson . Visit us on Facebook! Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! Your comments are welcome! Email us at


  • Jill Watts

    Jill Watts

    04/08/2020 Duration: 45min

    Historian Jill Watts discusses her latest book, The Black Cabinet: The Untold Story of African Americans and Politics in the Age of Roosevelt.

  • Suzanne Finstad on Natalie Wood

    Suzanne Finstad on Natalie Wood

    21/07/2020 Duration: 45min

    Suzanne Finstad discusses her new revised book, Natalie Wood:The Complete Biography

  • Carl Reiner 1922-2020

    Carl Reiner 1922-2020

    14/07/2020 Duration: 56min

    From The Bookshelf remembers the legendary Carl Reiner as we present interviews from our archive.

  • Larry Tye on Senator Joseph McCarthy

    Larry Tye on Senator Joseph McCarthy

    07/07/2020 Duration: 45min

    Larry Tye, whose books include biographies of Robert Kennedy and Satchel Paige, returns to discuss his new book, Demagogue: The Life & Long Shadow Of Senator Joe McCarthy.

  • Daphne Geismar

    Daphne Geismar

    23/06/2020 Duration: 45min

    Daphne Geismar discusses her book Invisible Years: A Family’s Collected Account of Separation and Survival During The Holocaust in the Netherlands.