Gary Shapiros From The Bookshelf



This website does not work with Google Chrome! Please use a different browser! From the Bookshelf is heard on radio station KSCO in Santa Cruz California. Host Gary Shapiro brings you interviews with best selling authors of fiction and non-fiction, graphic novelists, actors, photographers, and singer-songwriters discussing their works. The show is produced by Frances Venegas and Ollie Jackson . Visit us on Facebook! Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! Your comments are welcome! Email us at


  • Bonnie Siegler & Helene Stapinski, and Jennifer Keishin Armstrong.

    12/05/2023 Duration: 58min

    Bonnie Siegler & Helene Stapinski discuss The American Way: A True Story Of Nazi Escape, Superman, and Marilyn Monroe. Plus historian Jennifer Keishin Armstrong discusses her new Substack newsletter, Culture Trip: A journey through the cultural impact of psychedelics, past, present, and future!

  • Nancy Olson Livingston and Patty Farmer

    28/04/2023 Duration: 57min

    Actress Nancy Olson Livingston (Sunset Boulevard) discusses her memoir. A Front Row Seat: An Intimate Look At Broadway, Hollywood, And The Age of Glamour. Then historian Patty Farmer talks about her latest book, Tea UnderThe Palms: From Leaf To Kettle, A History Of Tea And The Art Of The Proper Tea Party.

  • Ramon Hervey II

    14/04/2023 Duration: 57min

    Ramon Hervey discusses his career in the entertainment industry and his book, The Fame Game: An Insider’s Playbook For Earning Your 15 Minutes.

  • Kate Anderson Brower

    31/03/2023 Duration: 58min

    Kate Anderson Brower discusses her latest book, Elizabeth Taylor: The Grit & Glamor of an Icon. Plus Lissa Warren with the latest book recommendations.

  • Lara Gabrielle

    17/03/2023 Duration: 59min

    Lara Gabrielle discusses her book, Captain Of Her Soul: The Life Of Marion Davis. Plus artist Robynn Smith on Print Day In May!