Off the Page

WSKG's bi-weekly interview & call-in program with local authors from Binghamton, Ithaca, Elmira and surrounding areas served by WSKG Public Radio. Off the Page is hosted by Bill Jaker.

Ithaca, New York has earned a reputation as a font of artistic and literary creativity, giving the world books ranging from Grace Miller White's "Tess of the Storm Country" (1909) to Vladimir Nabokov's "Lolita" (1955).  The local literary scene is as active as ever...
In her first book, "Hillbilly Gothic: A Memoir of Madness and Motherhood", Adrienne Martini told of her crisis bringing a baby into the world, the terror of post-partum depression and her striving to find mental balance amidst changing realities.  Ms. Martini could impart her painful...
Sixty-five years after the conclusion of World War Two its history is still being written, and the reckoning is still taking place.  Facts are being unearthed, interpreted and debated, and individual stories are being told.  A new contribution to what may be the most thoroughly documented...