The following summaries of the podcast contents ae from the website and I've added the relevant books and links so you can find the people and the works discussed:
Annie Gauger has edited an annotated version of the classic novel ”The Wind in the Willows.”Nina Paley has re-told the story from the Ramayana using animation, Indonesian shadow puppets and a ‘20s era jazz singer.Musharraf Ali Farooqi translates ancient Indian tales of sorcerers and wizards, originally written in Urdu.Maria Tatar talks about what makes fairy tales so compelling to children. *Jack Zipes discusses Kurt Schwitters’ life and work, particularly his surreal fairy tales.
You can listen to the interesting podcast HERE.
* I have a post, with reviews, coming up on 7/3/09 all about Maria Tatar's new book.