new yorker en The 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="">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 The Book Show #1338 - Elizabeth Kolbert Liza Donnelly On "Women On 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="" 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=";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=";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=""></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="">Women’s Enews</a>.</p><p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 80119 at Liza Donnelly On "Women On Men" "After the Fall" by Victoria Roberts <p><em><a href=";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=";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 "After the Fall" by Victoria Roberts