Monday 1 October 2007: Guo Xiaolu/Michael C Collins
On 1 October I talked with Chinese filmmaker and writer Guo Xiaolu about A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers, the first novel she has written in English, which was recently published by Nan A Telese/Doubleday. I couldn't get through to her on the studio line and wound up talking to her over my computer. The connection was so-so and my questions were worse. She's a very talented writer and her novel is charming. I hope to do her justice in the future.

I then talked with Nevada City lepidopterist Michael C Collins about his recent book Moth Catcher: An Evolutionist's Journey Through Canyons and Pass (University of Nevada Press).

At the end of the program I mentioned two notable upcoming events:

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