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Columnists: May 2013 Archives

The Great Gatsby...and Co. was a book. Then came the film adaptations...the most famous starring starring Robert Redford and Mia Farrow. However, it's worth remembering that F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" isn't alone in evoking that heady period that was the United States in the early 1920s. Fresh Air's book panel---Becky Toyne and Erin Balser---joined Karen to offer a guide to OTHER books that reflect that era.
Listen audio (runs 10:09)

Becky and Erin's recommendations:

Above All Things by Tanis Rideout (2012)
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain (2011)
Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Anne Fowler (2013)
Beautiful Fools: The Last Affair of Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald by R. Clifton Spargo (2013)

There's always good "reading" at the CBC Books website.
And for more on Becky's literary activities, visit HER website

Dr. Mike's Rx for Fatigue

Dr, Mike joined guest host Karen Gordon to talk about how to diagnose and treat cases of fatigue.
Listen audio (runs 10:07)

Watch all of Mike's whiteboard videos on his Doc Mike You Tube channel.

And check out Dr. Mike's My Favourite Medicine website for more information on this and other health-related topics.

Mark's Music for May 2013

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Artist: Kye Marshall
Album: Pencil Blues
Song: Cello-ing
Website: Kye Marshall

Artist: The Good Family
Album: The Good Family Album
Song: Secrets
Website: The Good Family

Artist: Delbert & The Commotions
Album: Let Me See Ya Dance
Song: The Little Things
Website: Delbert & The Commotions