Travel / Tourism http://publicradiotulsa.org en "The Nile: A Journey Downriver Through Egypt's Past and Present" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/nile-journey-downriver-through-egypts-past-and-present <p>On this edition of ST, an interesting conversation with the British author and scholar Toby Wilkinson, who earned a degree in Egyptology from Downing College, Cambridge, and has been awarded several prestigious awards in his academic field. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 19:26:40 +0000 Rich Fisher 61505 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "The Nile: A Journey Downriver Through Egypt's Past and Present" "Here Is Where: Discovering America's Great Forgotten History" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/here-where-discovering-americas-great-forgotten-history <p>On this edition of ST, an interesting chat with Andrew Carroll, a writer and historian best known for the Legacy Project, which he created, and which tirelessly archives wartime correspondence as culled from across the nation; Carroll is also known for "War Letters," a bestselling book which he edited, and which inspired an acclaimed PBS documentary. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 18:23:20 +0000 Person: Rich Fisher 53314 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Here Is Where: Discovering America's Great Forgotten History" "A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality" (Encore presentation.) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/reckless-memoir-hotels-hustles-and-so-called-hospitality-encore-presentation <p>(Please note: This show first aired in December of last year.) On this edition of ST, we speak by phone with Jacob Tomsky, whose new book, "Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality," has been getting some glowing reviews from all over. A longtime veteran of the hotel biz, Tomsky here offers a detailed and unflinching yet also down-to-earth and amiable --- and, throughout, quite well-written --- autobiography about what it's really like to work (in every capacity) at an upscale hotel in America. Mon, 13 May 2013 17:15:33 +0000 Rich Fisher 38955 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality" (Encore presentation.) "A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/reckless-memoir-hotels-hustles-and-so-called-hospitality <p>On this edition of ST, we speak by phone with Jacob Tomsky, whose new book, "Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality," has been getting some rather glowing reviews from all over lately. A longtime veteran of the hotel biz, Tomsky here offers a detailed and unflinching yet also down-to-earth and amiable --- and, throughout, quite well-written --- autobiography about what it's really like to work (in every capacity) at an upscale hotel in America. New York Times critic Janet Maslin has thus called this book "Mr. Mon, 03 Dec 2012 20:30:49 +0000 Rich Fisher 30452 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality"