Writer and Environmentalist Rick Bass was born in Fort Worth, Texas, and grew up in Houston, the son of a geologist. He studied petroleum geology at Utah State University and while working as a petroleum geologist in Jackson, Mississippi, began writing short stories on his lunch breaks. Bass won the 1995 James Jones Literary Society First Novel Fellowship for his novel, “Where the Sea Used to Be” and was also a finalist for the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award for “Why I Came To The West.” Rick Bass join Talk at Ten to discuss his work in the literary world.
Talk At Ten Interview:
Saturday, 20 December, 2014
Today on KRTS
midnight-2 am Night Train
2-5 am Undercurrents
5-7 am Chicago Symphony
7-10 am Weekend Edition
10-11 am The Best of Car Talk
11 am-noon Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me
12-1 pm This American Life
1-3 pm World Cafe
3-4 pm Radiolab
4-5 pm All Things Considered
5-6 pm On The Media
6-8 pm Texas Music Hour of Power
8-10 pm Texas Music Front Porch
10 pm-midnight Music MixNPR Newscasts: Daily at the top of most hours.
Star Date: Daily at 10am and 7pm.
Talk At Ten: Weekdays at 10 AM & 6:30 PM
- In West Texas, A Little Water Goes a Long Way
- Balmorhea Water: A Family Divides Over Water Sales To Permian Basin
- “The Tea Guy” Questions Relationships and Money in His Traveling School Bus
- 2 Suspects in Custody, 1 in Hospital after Shootout with Border Patrol and State Authorities
- As Outrage over Iguala Continues, Mexican President Calls for Police Reform
- RT @nprnews: 2 Police Officers Shot In Ambush In New York City http://t.co/nCAsOkwcth about 2 hours ago from Twitter for iPhone ReplyRetweetFavorite
- RT @AP: BREAKING: Police commissioner: 2 NYC officers killed in cruiser 'were, quite simply, assassinated' about 2 hours ago from Twitter for iPhone ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Because we're fans of B-Side Radio & @tamarakeithNPR, @MarfaRadio broadcasts a Holiday Special, 10a CT today, from @bsideradiorocks vaults. 09:57:58 AM December 19, 2014 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
Get our Newsletter
Who's being interviewed?
When's the next radio party?
Enter your email address to get occasional updates.