The Roundtable

The Roundtable
2:42 am
Thu May 31, 2007

Paul Elisha speaks with David Alpher 5-31-07

Albany, NY – One of the more recent arrivals on the Hudson Valley's summer arts scene is the Marbletown Chamber Arts Festival, which is attracting many chamber and cabaret music devotees. WAMC's Paul Elisha speaks with festival director, David Alpher.

www.chamberartsfestival.org
845-687-2687

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The Roundtable
2:13 am
Wed May 30, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Professor James Gould 5-30-07

Albany, NY – Now on the tail end of spring, animals have been busy all season constructing their summer dwellings. But how closely do we really look at these everyday animals? Professor James Gould has investigated the fascinating buildings made my animals, birds and insects in his book Animal Architects.

Animal Architects: Building and the Evolution of Intelligence. By James Gould and Carol Grant Gould.
Published by Basic Books.

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The Roundtable
1:28 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Wally Rubin reviews August Wilson's "Radio Golf" 5-29-07

Albany, NY – When Pulitzer Prize winning playwright August Wilson passed away in 2005, the final chapter in his "Pittsburgh Cycle" had not yet arrived on Broadway. Titled "Radio Golf," this frank exploration of Black America in the '90s has finally made it to Broadway's Cort Theatre. Our downstate theatre critic Wally Rubin has a review.

The Roundtable
1:18 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Barbara Kingsolver 5-29-07

Albany, NY – Many of us know Barbara Kingsolver for her amazing fiction-- The Poisonwood Bible and Prodigal Summer. But her latest-- Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life-- is a chronicle of how she and her family vowed to spend a year eating a locally produced diet. She speaks about how she came to this project.

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life. By Barbara Kingsolver.
Published by Harper Collins.

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The Roundtable
1:09 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Ken Ackerman 5-25-07

Albany, NY – In his new book, Young J. Edgar, Ken Ackerman looks at the early life of the complicated figure we know today. Ackerman speaks about how he came to the project.

Young J. Edgar by Ken Ackerman.
Published by Carroll & Graf.

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The Roundtable
1:04 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Anita Shreve

Albany, NY – Anita Shreve is the best-selling author of such novels as A Wedding in December, Eden Close, The Pilot's Wife and Light on the Snow. Her newest novel is titled, Body Surfing, which looks at the jealousies that can explode within a family and how they can tear it apart. She speaks about how she came to write this novel.

Body Surfing by Anita Shreve.
Published by Little Brown.

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The Roundtable
1:02 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Anita Shreve

Albany, NY – Anita Shreve is the best-selling author of such novels as A Wedding in December, Eden Close, The Pilot's Wife and Light on the Snow. Her newest novel is titled, Body Surfing, which looks at the jealousies that can explode within a family and how they can tear it apart. She speaks about how she came to write this novel.

Body Surfing by Anita Shreve.
Published by Little Brown.

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The Roundtable
1:02 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Anita Shreve

Albany, NY – Anita Shreve is the best-selling author of such novels as A Wedding in December, Eden Close, The Pilot's Wife and Light on the Snow. Her newest novel is titled, Body Surfing, which looks at the jealousies that can explode within a family and how they can tear it apart. She speaks about how she came to write this novel.

Body Surfing by Anita Shreve.
Published by Little Brown.

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The Roundtable
12:50 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with David Baldacci 5-24-07

Albany, NY – David Baldacci has had a pretty good run on the New York Times Bestsellers list with titles like Absolute Power, Total Control, The Winner, Wish You Well, and Hour Game. His latest thriller, Simple Genius, is no exception. It is at the top of this week's list, making it his thirteenth consecutive bestseller on the Times list. He speaks about his success and about how the latest novel came about.

Simple Genius, by David Baldacci.
Published by Warner Books.

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