books

The Roundtable
4:42 pm
Tue April 17, 2012

The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama

We welcome Kevin Alterman and discuss his book, The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama.

WAMC Programs - The Book Show
4:20 pm
Tue April 17, 2012

The Book Show #1239 - Lionel Shriver

Photograph: David Azia/AP

In The New Republic: A Novel, acclaimed author Lionel Shriver—author of the National Book Award finalist So Much for That, The Post-Birthday World, and the vivid psychological novel We Need to Talk About Kevin, now a major motion picture—probes the mystery of charisma in a razor-sharp new novel that teases out the intimate relationship between terrorism and cults of personali

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The Roundtable
11:25 am
Thu April 12, 2012

You Are Good at Things

Andy Selsberg (Dear Old Love) is good at things and he knows you are, too. We speak with him here about his book, You Are Good at Things: A Checklist, published by Perigee Books.

The Roundtable
10:06 am
Thu April 12, 2012

Dust to Dust: A Memoir by Benjamin Busch

Benjamin Busch —a decorated U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer who served two combat tours in Iraq, an actor on The Wire, and the son of celebrated novelist Frederick Busch - joins us to speak about his memoir, Dust to Dust.

He will be at Oblong Books and Music on 4/15, at The Odyssey Bookshop on 4/18, and at Vassar College on 4/19.

The Roundtable
4:55 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

Read Local Red Hook

Read Local Red Hook is a day-long literary event taking place this Saturday with author events in the morning for kids and in the afternoon for adults. The event is presented by the Red Hook Community Arts Network and Oblong Books and Music.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Wed April 11, 2012

Run to Failure: BP and the Making of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Abrahm Lustgraten is an award-winning reporter for ProPublica and a former writer for Fortune. He joins us to speak about his book,Run to Failure: BP and the Making of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster.

The Roundtable
12:11 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

Trading Manny: How a Father and Son Learned to Love Baseball Again

We speak with Jim Gullo about his book, Trading Manny: How a Father and Son Learned to Love Baseball Again.

The Roundtable
11:59 am
Tue April 10, 2012

Book Picks - The Bookstore

Matt Tannenbaum and Michael Schiavo from The Book Store in Lenox join us with a fine list of titles.

List:
Monstress by Lysley Tenorio
The Sea is My Brother by Jack Kerouac
The Homemade Pantry: 101 Foods You CanStop Buying and Start Making by Alana Chernila
I'll Save You, Bobo by Eileen and Marc Rosenthal
Not Merely Because of the Unknown that was Stalking Toward Them by Jenny Boully Tarpaulin
Sermons and Lectures Both Blank and Relentless by Matt Hart
Verge by Morgan Lucas Schuldt

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