Sleepy Little Sailor
Meredith Ochs reviews a new recording from "Oh Susanna" called Sleepy Little Sailor. Oh Susanna is really a woman named Suzie Ungerleider. This is her first CD released in the US, though she's had others in her native Canada. (4:00)
It's on Catamount Records, catalog # CCR 008.
Alan Cheuse reviews a new novel by Craig Nova called Wetware. It is the story of a biotech engineer and his creation of extraordinary androids. The book is published by Shaye Areheart. (2:15)
Colin Berry reviews New England singer-songwriter Catie Curtis' new album My Shirt Looks Good on You. (3:45)
Here's To Shutting Up
Colin Berry reviews Superchunk's latest CD, Here's to Shutting Up. The North Carolina band has been around for more than a decade. Berry thinks this album is one of their finest. (3:00)
The album is available on Merge Records. See www.superchunk.com.
Alan Cheuse reviews a new novel by Sigrid Nunez, about a woman who served as a combat nurse in Vietnam. It's called For Rouenna. (2:00)
The publisher is Farrar, Straus, & Giroux.
Alan Cheuse reviews a new book by Ward Just. It includes the book form of a play called Lowell Limpet and two short stories. (2:00)
The book is published by Public Affairs.
Bavarian Fruit Bread
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Music reviewer Colin Berry recommends the latest CD by Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions. It's called Bavarian Fruit Bread. (4:15)
The album is on the Rough Trade label.
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