editor http://wamc.org en The Book Show #1284 - Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd http://wamc.org/post/book-show-1284-tracy-kidder-and-richard-todd <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In 1973 in the offices of <em>The Atlantic Monthly</em> in Boston, a young freelance writer named Tracy Kidder came looking for an assignment. Richard Todd was the editor that encouraged him.</p><p>After much success they have written the new book, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1400069750/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1400069750&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1400069750" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1" /></em>, which explores three major non-fiction forms: narratives, essays, and memoirs.</p><p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 20:06:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 58586 at http://wamc.org The Book Show #1284 - Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd How to Spell Chanukah and Other Holiday Dilemmas http://wamc.org/post/how-spell-chanukah-and-other-holiday-dilemmas <p>We welcome Emily Franklin to the show and speak with her about <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0046LUUF4/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=B0046LUUF4&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">How to Spell Chanukah and Other Holiday Dilemmas.</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=B0046LUUF4" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 16:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 53862 at http://wamc.org How to Spell Chanukah and Other Holiday Dilemmas