Valley Public Radio
By David Aus & Mark Arax
Author Aris Janigian reads William Saroyan on this episode of The Time of Our Life
Courtesy Aris Janigian
This week on The Time of Our Life, Fresno writer Aris Janigian reads William Saroyan's Five Ripe Pears and The Armenian and The Armenian. With host Mark Arax, Aris discusses Saroyan’s influence on his own work. The author of five novels, Aris Janigian is a writer, academic, and a wine grape packer and shipper. His latest novel is Waiting for Sophia at Shutters on the Beach.
Listen to the program at https://www.kvpr.org/post/time-our-life-episode-4-aris-janigian-reads-armenian-and-armenian
May 1, 2020
The Time of Our Life Episode 1: Mark Arax reads "The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse"
This week on the debut episode of the special series "The Time of Our Life", Mark Arax reads William Saroyan's The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse, originally published in 1940 as part of My Name Is Aram, a collection of short stories by Saroyan. Arax also shares recollections of his interactions with Saroyan, who was a family friend.
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