August 2012

Alexi Zentner, Michael Crabb reviews Celia Franca bio (Encore)

  "It's about the ghosts of family."-- Alexi Zentner.  In this episode: * Alexi Zentner on Touch* Kathryn Calder on 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami* Literary Smackdown...

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Edward Riche, If you liked "Life" by Keith Richards... (Encore)

  "Zinfandel is the Two and a Half Men of wine."-- Edward Riche.  In this episode: * Edward Riche on Easy to Like* Tom Wilson from...

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TNC Special: Writing the Titanic (Encore)

Her life of the RMS Titanic was brief - she sank just five days after embarking on her maiden voyage - but her legacy has been great. The story of...

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Linden MacIntyre, Jo Saul on Dr. Seuss and Dennis Lee (Encore)

  "The problem is men aren't really that self-knowing."-- Linden MacIntyre.  In this episode: * Linden MacIntyre on Why Men Lie* Stephens Gerard Malone on Big Town:...

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Shelagh's extended conversation with Linden MacIntyre (Encore)

Linden MacIntyre's latest novel Why Men Lie, completes a trilogy that began with The Long Stretch (1999) and continued with his Giller Prize-winning novel The...

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Gail Bowen, Peter Robinson, Lynn Crawford (Encore)

  "I don't care if I get to sit at the kids' table.  The kids have more fun anyway."-- Gail Bowen.  In this episode: * Gail Bowen...

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Peggy Blair, Lynne Van Luven, Pamela Wallin (Encore)

  "I wanted a character who balanced on that knife edge of corruption every day."-- Peggy Blair.  In this episode: * Peggy Blair on The Beggar's Opera*...

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Adam Gopnik, Joel Yanofsky (Encore)

  "If I have to count the very few serene moments in an unserene life, they would all be winter moments."-- Adam Gopnik.  In this episode:...

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Shelagh's extended conversation with Adam Gopnik (Encore)

Adam Gopnik is a bestselling author, cultural observer, essayist, and staff writer with The New Yorker.  He has written about everything under the sun, including art, history,...

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Shelagh's extended conversation with Joel Yanofsky (Encore)

Joel Yanofsky has spent his life with books - reading them, reviewing them, writing them.  So when his son Jonah was diagnosed with autism, Joel instinctively turned to books to help...

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Writing Sex, Wade Davis, Donna Bailey Nurse (Encore)

  "Once you free yourself of that pressure to make it sexy... you free yourself from the worry of mockery."-- Russell Smith.  In this episode: *...

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Michele Landsberg, Douglas Copeland, Jonathan Ball (Encore)

  "This was the first time in mainstream media there was a daily feminist voice and the readers went mad for it."-- Michele Landsberg.  In this...

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