Michael Silverblatt is still active as a radio host. He continues to host his long-running literary talk show “Bookworm,” which airs on KCRW, a public radio station in Southern California.
Michael Silverblatt has built a reputation as an insightful and passionate interviewer, with a deep knowledge of literature and a unique interviewing style. His show “Bookworm,” which started in 1989, has become a staple for book lovers and has featured in-depth conversations with a wide range of authors, from emerging writers to Nobel Laureates.
Silverblatt’s approach to interviewing is characterized by his meticulous preparation; he is known for reading everything an author has written before conducting an interview. This level of dedication has earned him the respect of both listeners and authors. His interviews often delve into the intricacies of writing, the creative process, and the themes and structures of the author’s work, providing a rich and enlightening experience for his audience.
Despite the changing landscape of media, Silverblatt has maintained the quality and integrity of “Bookworm.” The show has adapted to the digital age, with episodes available online, allowing a global audience to access his conversations with some of the literary world’s most significant figures. His commitment to literature and his skill as an interviewer have made Michael Silverblatt an influential voice in the world of books and beyond.