Radio Waves daily blog by Two Dollar Radio indie book publisher


An Interview with Masande Ntshanga

An interview with PEN International New Voices Award winner, Masande Ntshanga, whose North American debut - The Reactive - Two Dollar Radio will publish May or June 2016.

Masande Ntshanga, author of The Reactive, Two Dollar Radio 2016

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 10 December, 2015 1 comment |
Design of the Week | Run the Jewels

In, of all places, a critique of Jay Z's album 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' at The New Yorker, Sasha Frere-Jones writes with astounding economy the best description of what it's like to be alive in the racially polarized America of modern times...

Design of the Week: Run the Jewels's prescient and timely music (and design)

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 09 December, 2015 0 comments |
Werner Herzog on Reading

Werner Herzog dishes his thoughts on reading to The Hollywood Reporter...

Werner Herzog on reading at Two Dollar Radio's Radio Waves

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Posted by Eliza Wood on 08 December, 2015 0 comments |
Rosalyn Drexler is pretty great

Rosalyn Drexler is highly-regarded as an artist and playwright, but she also wrote some of the most biting and inventive books of the second-half of the twentieth century.

The Night Visitors (1988) by Rosalyn Drexler, profiled briefly at Two Dollar Radio's Radio Waves

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 07 December, 2015 0 comments |
#FridayReads Not Dark Yet

Read an excerpt from Berit Ellingsen's new novel Not Dark Yet...
Not Dark Yet by Berit Ellingsen book cover by Two Dollar Radio

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Posted by Eliza Wood on 04 December, 2015 0 comments |
Don't with a Child of Reagan

Ian Vanek, formerly of Japanther, is out with a new solo project, Howardian...
Ian Vanek singer drummer of Japanther, new album Howardian

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 03 December, 2015 0 comments |
#BookTrailer | The Glacier

Check out this book trailer for Jeff Wood's cinematic novel, The Glacier.
The Glacier by Jeff Wood book cover by Two Dollar Radio

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 02 December, 2015 0 comments |
Design of the Week

Design of the Week...
Evil Twin Falco beer bottle design

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 02 December, 2015 0 comments |
It's been a while since I dog-earred a book

"We imagined ourselves as the Sons of Liberty..."
Patti Smith and

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 01 December, 2015 0 comments |
The Hottest Deals on the Hottest Books This Holiday!

Let us warm you up with the hottest deals on the hottest books... Two Dollar Radio 2015 holiday book sales video still

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Posted by Eliza Wood on 30 November, 2015 0 comments |

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Two Dollar Radio is a family-run outfit founded in 2005 with the mission to reaffirm the cultural and artistic spirit of the publishing industry. We aim to do this by presenting bold works of literary merit, each book, individually and collectively, providing a sonic progression that we believe to be too loud to ignore. Check out the ABOUT US section to read more...

Radio Waves daily blog by Two Dollar Radio indie book publisher

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