skip navigation
Support KUOW

Writers William Dietrich And Amitav Ghosh

Steve Scher
05/15/2012 at 9:00 a.m.

William Dietrich: Author William Dietrich's work ranges from environmental history to Napoleonic adventure thrillers. He joins Steve Scher to talk about intrigue, adventure and writing.

'Weekday' Archive — Amitav Ghosh: Amitav Ghosh is a Bengali Indian author whose current trilogy explores India, China and the opium trade in the 19th century. He joined us on "Weekday" in October of last year to talk about "River of Smoke," the second book in the series, following the first installment, "Sea of Poppies."

Sound Of The Day: Can you say the President's name three times fast? Hear an interesting sound? Record 30 seconds and email it to with "Sound of the Day" in the subject line.

The Weather And Hike Of The Week: Michael Fagin suggests a hike to match the week's weather forecast.

Related Event

William Dietrich reads tonight at Third Place Books at 7:00 p.m. and tomorrow at University Book Store at 7:00 p.m.


William Dietrich is a Northwest novelist and journalist. His latest book is "The Emerald Storm," the most recent in a series of historical novels called the Ethan Gage Adventures.

Amitav Ghosh is author of books including "The Glass Palace," "Sea of Poppies" and "The Imam and The Indian." In 2007, the government of India awarded him Padma Shri, and, in 2009, he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. His newest book is "River of Smoke," the second novel in his Ibis trilogy.

Michael Fagin is with West Coast Weather, LLC. His blog, Fagin's Weather World suggests hikes to match the weekend weather forecast.

Weekday Contacts
phone icon

206.543.5869 / 800.289.5869

Live Call–in Line

email icon weekday at kuow dot org