biography

WAMC Programs - The Book Show
3:06 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

The Book Show #1264 - Naomi Wolf

When an unexpected medical crisis sends Naomi Wolf, author of the modern classic, The Beauty Mythn, on a deeply personal journey to tease out the intersections between sexuality and creativity, she discovers, much to her own astonishment, an increasing body of scientific evidence that suggests that the vagina is not merely flesh, but an intrinsic component of the female brain.

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The Roundtable
10:35 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace

D.T. Max sets out to chart David Foster Wallace’s tormented, anguished and often triumphant battle to succeed as a novelist as he fights off depression and addiction to emerge with his masterpiece, Infinite Jest, before his untimely death by suicide at the age of 46 in 2008.

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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
9:40 am
Mon July 2, 2012

"Barack Obama: The Story" by David Maraniss

We welcome Pulitzer-prize winning biographer and associate editor of the Washington Post, David Maraniss, to the program and speak with him about Barack Obama: The Story.

The Roundtable
1:31 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Mike Wallace: A Life

We speak with Peter Rader about his book, Mike Wallace: A Life .

The Roundtable
12:47 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

Her Majesty: Queen Elizabeth II and her Court

Robert Hardman discusses his book, Her Majesty: Queen Elizabeth II and her Court.

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