Joe Donahue

Vice President, News and Programming

Joe talks to people on the radio for a living. In addition to countless impressive human "gets" - he has talked to a lot of Muppets. Joe grew up in Philadelphia, has been on the area airwaves for more than 25 years and currently lives in Washington County, NY with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Brady. And yes, he reads every single book. 

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Thu November 29, 2012

"Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers" by Anne Lamott

Anne Lamott is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Some Assembly Required, Grace (Eventually), Plan B, Traveling Mercies, and Operating Instructions, as well as several novels, including Imperfect Birds, Rosie and Crooked Little Heart.

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The Roundtable
9:35 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham

In Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, Jon Meacham, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston, brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times.

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The Roundtable
10:35 am
Wed November 28, 2012

Edward Hopper in Vermont

Edward and Jo Hopper first discovered Vermont in 1927, making day trips from the Whitney Studio Club's summer retreat for New York artists in Charlestown, New Hampshire. In 1935 and 1936 the Hoppers again traveled to Vermont, this time from their summer home in Cape Cod, in Edward's continuing search for new places to paint.

During these quests they identified the White River and what Edward considered to be Vermont's "finest" river valley, and they returned there for longer visits in 1937 and 1938, boarding at Robert and Irene Slater's Wagon Wheels farm in South Royalton.

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The Roundtable
9:45 am
Wed November 28, 2012

The Forgotten by David Baldacci

**Audio to come**

From #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci comes the next blockbuster thriller featuring Army Special Agent John Puller. A combat veteran, Puller is the man the U.S. Army relies on to investigate the toughest crimes facing the nation. In The Forgotten, Puller is back on the case.

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The Roundtable
9:35 am
Wed November 28, 2012

John Taylor from Duran Duran

John Taylor from Duran Duran joins us to talk about his new memoir, In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death, and Duran Duran.

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WAMC Programs - The Book Show
3:06 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

The Book Show #1271 - Jeffrey Toobin

Jeffrey Toobin in CNN’s Senior Legal Analyst and a staff writer for The New Yorker. In his new book, The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court, he describes how the court’s 2010 Citizens United decision and the Affordable Care Act ruling from this year show how the constitution is being reinterpreted.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Comet's Tale by Steven Wolf

Forced into early retirement by a spinal condition, Steven Wolf reluctantly left his family and moved to Arizona for its warm winter climate.

A lifelong dog lover, the former hard-driving attorney is drawn to a local group that rescues retired racing greyhounds. When Comet, a once-abused cinnamon-striped racer, chooses to “adopt” Wolf, he has no idea that a life-altering relationship has begun—for both of them.

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The Roundtable
10:50 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Neal Stephenson

One of the most talented and creative authors working today, New York Times best-selling author, Neal Stephenson, is renowned for his exceptional novels. His latest publication is Some Remarks: Essays and Other Writing.

The Roundtable - Book Picks
10:10 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Book Picks - Oblong Books and Music

Suzanna Hermans from Oblong Books and Music joins us with this week's Book Picks list.

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The Roundtable
9:20 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Question of the Day - Fiscal Cliff?

Do you think the "fiscal cliff" is avoidable?

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