Witold Rybczynski

Episode 416 – Wendung

Virtual Memories Show 416: Wendung “At 50, everyone has the face he deserves,” said George Orwell, but he died at 47, so what does he know? To celebrate turning 50, I use an obscure Woody Allen movie to talk about why I can’t take stock of my life. Then the good part: I ask nearly…

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Episode 355 – The Guest List 2019

Virtual Memories Show: The Guest List 2019 It’s time for our year-end Virtual Memories Show tradition: The Guest List! I reached out to 2019’s pod-guests and asked them about the favorite book(s) they read in the past year, as well as the books or authors they’re hoping to read in 2020! More than two dozen…

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Episode 342 – Witold Rybczynski

Virtual Memories Show 342: Witold Rybczynski “What Charleston did in the Colonial period with single houses, they basically just kept repeating it all these years.” The great architecture writer Witold Rybczynski rejoins the show (here’s our 2015 conversation) to talk about his wonderful new book, Charleston Fancy: Little Houses & Big Dreams in the Holy…

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Podcast 110 – Witold Rybczynski – Thru’ These Architects’ Eyes

Virtual Memories Show: Witold Rybczynski – Thru’ These Architect’s Eyes “An architect doesn’t build something just because he wants to build it. But as a writer, you can say, ‘I have an idea for a book.’” Witold Rybczynski joins the show to talk about architecture! The renowned writer, scholar, and former architect discusses his newest…

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