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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Thu January 17, 2013

"The Myth of the Perfect Girl" by Ana Hamayoun

  According to our next guest, in their efforts to juggle schoolwork and extracurricular activities, family life and social lives, friends, as well as relationships online and the real world, many girls begin to lose sight of who they really are, and instead work overtime to please their friends, parents, teachers, and others.

In her new book, The Myth of the Perfect Girl, Ana Hamoyoun presents advice to empower both parents and girls themselves to discover what true success and happiness means to them — and how to work to achieve it.

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The Roundtable
9:35 am
Thu January 10, 2013

"Kinsey and Me: Stories" by Sue Grafton

In 1982 years ago, Sue Grafton introduced us to Kinsey Millhone - the main character in her best-selling alphabet mystery series. In her new book, Kinsey and Me: Stories Grafton gives readers stories that reveal Kinsey’s origins and Sue’s past.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Tue January 8, 2013

Will Schwalbe - The End of Your Life Book Club

When Will Schwalbe’s mother was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer life for her family and friends didn’t come to a stop, but morphed into something even more beautiful. Her compassion towards others never faltered, her grown children learned more about themselves and her, and a bond solidified as Will and his mother unconsciously formed The End of Your Life Book Club.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Tue November 13, 2012

Oddly Normal: One Family's Struggle to Help Their Teenage Son Come to Terms with His Sexuality

In the spring of 2009, John Schwartz got a distress call from his wife. His 13-year old son, Joe, was on his way to the hospital after a failed suicide attempt.

Joe, a socially awkward but smart boy, had finally mustered the courage to come out as gay to his classmates who responded with discomfort and dismay. Hours later, he took dozens of Benadryl capsules with the intention of killing himself.

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The Roundtable - Listener Essay
11:35 am
Fri July 27, 2012

Listener Essay - Picture This

This listener essay is by Mel Quinlan.

The Roundtable
11:22 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Listener Essay - Apology

Kathy Curto is a published writing living in Cold Spring with her husband, their four children and one big dog. 

The Roundtable
4:56 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Zach Wahls - "My Two Moms"

We welcome Zach Wahls and speak with him about his book, My Two Moms: Lessons of Love, Strength, and What Makes a Family .

The Roundtable
4:17 pm
Thu April 26, 2012

Saratoga Reads - David Lacks and David Lacks Jr.

David Lacks and his son, David Lacks Jr., join us to talk about their Saratoga Reads event.

The Roundtable
2:50 pm
Mon April 2, 2012

A Place for Mom

There are an estimated 45 million Americans serving as caregivers for their aging parents. A Place for Mom, the nation’s largest senior living referral service. We learn more about the organization from Amy Bryant, who works with A Place for Mom in the Albany area, and Joan Lunden – former host of Good Morning America on ABC.

The Roundtable
2:01 pm
Tue March 20, 2012

When Someone You Love Has a Chronic Illness: Hope and Help for Those Providing Support

Joe Donahue speaks with Tamara McClintock Greenberg about her book, When Someone You Love Has a Chronic Illness: Hope and Help for Those Providing Support.

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