new yorker http://wamc.org en The Book Show #1338 - Elizabeth Kolbert http://wamc.org/post/book-show-1338-elizabeth-kolbert <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/bios/elizabeth_kolbert/search?contributorName=elizabeth%20kolbert">New Yorker</a> staff writer and best-selling author Elizabeth Kolbert offers a startling look at the mass extinction currently unfolding before us in her new book – <em>The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History</em>.</p><p>Over the last half billion years, there have been five major mass extinctions – we’ll learn more about the sixth with Elizabeth Kolbert.</p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:06:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 85282 at http://wamc.org The Book Show #1338 - Elizabeth Kolbert Liza Donnelly On "Women On Men" http://wamc.org/post/liza-donnelly-women-men <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It is always a thrill to welcome New Yorker Cartoonist </span><a href="http://www.lizadonnelly.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Liza Donnelly</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to the program. She has a new book of cartoons and writing, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00GVABUL6/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=B00GVABUL6&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Women on Men</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://ir-na.amazon-adsystem.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=B00GVABUL6" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1" /> </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> that is available as an e-book.</span></p><p>The book is a collection of over 200 of her cartoons. The theme is primarily about women being funny.</p><p>Liza Donnelly has been publishing cartoons in the New Yorker since 1982. She is also a weekly columnist and cartoonist for <a href="http://www.forbes.com">Forbes.com</a>, specializing in politics and women’s rights, and for three years, Donnelly has been drawing a weekly cartoon on gender issues and women’s rights for the news site, <a href="http://www.womensenews.org/">Women’s Enews</a>.</p><p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 80119 at http://wamc.org Liza Donnelly On "Women On Men" "After the Fall" by Victoria Roberts http://wamc.org/post/after-fall-victoria-roberts <p><em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0393073556/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0393073556&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">After the Fall: A Novel</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=0393073556" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em> introduces us to a brilliantly eccentric family from New York’s Upper East Side.</p><p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 16:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 53949 at http://wamc.org "After the Fall" by Victoria Roberts