obituaries en The Book Show #1296 - Ann Hood <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><a href=""><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Ann Hood’s</a> 13th novel is <em>The Obituary Writer</em>.</p><p>The story goes back and forth in time between 1919 San Francisco, when obituary writer Vivien Lowe searches for the man she lost in the Great Earthquake of 1906, and 1961 Washington, DC, when Claire, a young wife and mother, struggles to decide whether to follow the man she loves or stay in her secure marriage.</p><p> Tue, 21 May 2013 19:06:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 64869 at The Book Show #1296 - Ann Hood 4/1/13 - Panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s&nbsp;Dr. Alan Chartock, Newsman Ray Graf and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao. Joe Donhahue moderates.</p><p>Today's topics:<br>Death of Prosecutors in Texas<br>The Jodi Arias trial enters its fourth month this week<br>Number of Young Adults Hit by Recession up<br>NYT Changes Obit After Criticism<br>April Fool’s Day (Julia Winterbottom, author of <em>Pranklopedia: The Funniest, Grossest, Craziest, Not-Mean Pranks on the Planet!</em> joins via phone.)</p><p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 61146 at The Obits: The New York Times Annual 2012 <p><em>New York Times</em> Obituaries Editors, William McDonald, is back again with a new collection of obituaries for the colorful figures who have died this year. Here's your chance to get a glimpse into the lives of the provocative and powerful, the saintly and the scandalous. Did you know Steve Jobs had a long-lost sister? Or that Loretta Young and Clark Gable had a love child. Or that Stalin’s daughter, Lana Peters - the “little Princess of the Kremlin”—ended up in a cabin in northern Wisconsin?</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 53685 at The Obits: The New York Times Annual 2012