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Politics
9:36 am
Wed July 25, 2012

"America, You Sexy Bitch: A Love Letter to Freedom"

Michael Ian Black is a liberal comedian. Meghan McCain is a conservative commentator. The unlikely duo took a road trip across the country to discuss and study the state of political discourse in America. The result: America, You Sexy Bitch: A Love Letter to Freedom.

WAMC Programs - The Book Show
3:30 pm
Tue July 24, 2012

The Book Show #1253 - Stephen L. Carter

Imagine that Abraham Lincoln survived that infamous night in Ford's Theatre, only to eventually meet the same fate that awaited Andrew Johnson: impeachment for alleged high crimes and misdemeanors.

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The Roundtable
9:35 am
Tue July 24, 2012

Lizz Winstead at the Rensselaerville Festival of Writers

We welcome Lizz Winstead back to the show to talk about her career, and book (Lizz Free or Die: Essays ), and her upcoming appearance at the Rensselaerville Festival of Writers.

WAMC Programs - The Book Show
3:06 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

The Book Show #1252 - Kurt Andersen

Photo courtesy of Thomas Hart Shelby

Kurt Andersen is the author of the bestselling novels Heyday and Turn of the Century. He has also written for film, television, and the stage. He is host of the Peabody Award–winning public radio show Studio 360. His latest novel is the coming-of-age story and thrilling political mystery, True Believers: A Novel.

The Roundtable
9:32 am
Tue July 17, 2012

"The Bourne Imperative"

We welcome Eric Van Lustbader and speak with him about the latest Jason Bourne book, The Bourne Imperative and his friend Robert Ludlum - the creator of the Bourne series.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Mon July 16, 2012

"Chris Christie: The Inside Story of His Rise to Power"

We welcome journalists Bob Ingle and Michael G. Symons and speak with them about their book, Chris Christie: The Inside Story of His Rise to Power.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Thu July 12, 2012

Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists

We welcome Key Larson and speak with her about her book, Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists
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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
11:36 am
Thu June 21, 2012

Steve Guttenberg

Steve Guttenberg (Diner, Police Academy, and Three Men and a Baby) joins us to talk about his new memoire, The Guttenberg Bible.

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Columbia County Outdoors: A Guide to Recreational Areas in Columbia County

Thomas Crowell, Director of Outreach and Resource Development for the Columbia Land Conservancy and Sheldon Evans, a Columbia Land Conservancy Trustee and the author of Columbia County Outdoors: A Guide to Recreational Areas in Columbia County, join us to talk about the book and the CLC's work.

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