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.

I think my whole life has been leading up to this summer – seeing, sensing, assimilating bits of history and translating them into music. I want my music to transport people to times and places and emotions they never knew before.          -- from the Journal of...
Judge Thomas Averill Carter of Owego, NY never really existed. Robert W. White’s novel set in the 1850s, “Susquehanna Scandal”, described a respected lawyer and jurist with a messy personal life (all fictional) who falls in love with a visiting Mohawk woman named Sakuma Gage (also...
The art of falconry has spanned continents and millennia, and has fascinated kings and common man alike. In his latest book, "Falcon Fever", Tim Gallagher of the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology explores the little-known subculture of falconry in a book that is an amalgam of memoir,...