Lopate, Phillip. Being With Children. New York: Poseidon, 1975.
Lopate, Phillip. Bachelorhood. New York: Arbor House, 1981.
Lopate, Phillip. Against Joie De Vivre. New York: Poseidon, 1989.
As part of the Tucson Festival of Books, Jimmy Santiago Baca performs excerpts from his collection of poems Healing Earthquakes.
Phillip Lopate opens with three poems from his collection The Daily Round (1976) before reading personal essays from Being With Children (1975), Bachelorhood (1981), and Against Joie De Vivre (1989).
Patricia Hampl reads an excerpt from her memoir The Florist's Daughter (2007).
Phillip Lopate reads essays from Getting Personal (2003) and Portrait Inside My Head (2013), as well as one uncollected essay.