Author Amy Tan and “The Valley of Amazement”

This Chinese-American novelist, perhaps best known for her book, “Joy Luck Club,” takes readers in this book to Shanghai in an area where foreigners lived in the early 20th century. Spanning more than 40 years, her story moves from the lavish parlors of courtesans to the foggy mountains of a remote Chinese village.


Top authors are interviewed on this 10-minute program that captures their words about their books and ideas and often the story behind the story. The show, hosted by Diana Korte and engineered by Gene Korte, is in its 20th year of production.