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

The Book Show #1250 - James Howard Kunstler

James Howard Kunstler’s The Long Emergency, originally published in 2005, quickly became a grassroots hit. Kunstler’s vision of our post-oil future caught the attention of environmentalists and business leaders alike, and stimulated widespread discussion about our dependence on fossil fuels and on dysfunctional financial and government institutions.

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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Tue July 3, 2012

"Victory: The Triumphant Gay Revolution"

We speak with Linda Hirshman about her book, Victory: The Triumphant Gay Revolution. She will be talking about and signing her book this Sunday – July 8th – from 4-5 PM at the Roeliff Jansen Community Library in Hillsdale, NY. 

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Tue July 3, 2012

"Jack Nicholson: The Early Years"

We welcome Chris Fryer to the studio and speak with him about Jack Nicholson: The Early Years - a biography he co-wrote with Robert Crane.

The Roundtable
9:35 am
Tue July 3, 2012

"Me the People" by Kevin Bleyer

We welcome Kevin Bleyer, writer for The Daily Show, and speak with him about his new book, Me the People: One Man's Selfless Quest to Rewrite the Constitution of the United States of America.

The Roundtable
10:50 am
Fri June 29, 2012

Barrington Stage Company - Herman Melville's Arrowhead

Michael Melle's “Ahab and the Whale”

Will Garrison - Curator of the Berkshire Historical Society at Herman Melville's Arrowhead; Michael Melle, the artist who created “Ahab and the Whale” – a sculpture currently on installed in the field at Arrowhead; and Jana Laiz, Arrowhead’s Writer-in-Residence join us to talk about this summer's "Call Me Melville" celebration.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Wed June 27, 2012

Richard Louv - "The Nature Principle"

We speak with Richard Louv about his book, The Nature Principle: Reconnecting with Life in a Virtual Age, now out in paperback.

The Roundtable
9:45 am
Wed June 27, 2012

"The Blood of Heroes"

WAMC Programs - The Book Show
4:00 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

The Book Show #1249 - Richard and Kate Russo

Kate Russo, Richard Russo, and Joe Donahue

Pulitzer-prize winner Richard Russo's latest book is a tribute to the printed word. In what many perceive as a coldly relentless digital age, Russo has teamed up with his daughter, artist Kate Russo, to create Interventions, their tribute to the printed book. For it, they chose three stories, Horseman, High and Dry, The Whore’s Child and the title novella, Intervention.

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