Individual Author Record
Name: Ira GlassPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Born: 1959 in Baltimore, Maryland
-- Website -- http://www.thisamericanlife.org/
-- Ira Glass on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=ira+glass
Illinois ConnectionGlass lives in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationThe author attended Northwestern University for a time and then returned to Chicago where he co-hosted with NPR producer Gary Covino a radio program called "The Wild Room" on WBEZ Chicago Public Radio. In 1995, he became host and producer of the award-winning ''This American Life'' program which is syndicated nationally by Public Radio International.
- The New Kings of Non-fiction, Riverhead Trade , 2007
- Radio: An Illustrated Guide, WBEZ Alliance, 1999
- The Fairest Fowl: Portrait of Championship Chickens, Chronicle Books, 2001
Selected Titles At Your Library
The new kings of nonfiction /
ISBN: 1594482675. OCLC Number: Riverhead Books,. New York :. 2007. An anthology of the best new masters of nonfiction storytelling, personally chosen and introduced by Ira Glass, the producer and host of the award-winning public radio program This American Life. These pieces-on teenage white collar criminals, buying a cow, Saddam Hussein, drunken British soccer culture, and how we know everyone in our Rolodex-are meant to mesmerize and inspire. --From publisher description.
ISBN: 0967967104. OCLC Number: [WBEZ],. [Chicago, Ill.] :. ©2002. The production of a segment of This American Life is the vehicle for an overview of many aspects of radio programming and production.
The fairest fowl :
ISBN: 081183137X. OCLC Number: Chronicle Books,. San Francisco, Calif. :. ©2001. Celebrates the pageantry of American poultry shows, provides portraits and location photography of the shows, explains the judging strategies and processes, and profiles the prize breeds.