The Roundtable

The Roundtable
5:12 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Listener Essay: Eisenberg Lewis, Yankees 5-15-07

Albany, NY – Listener essayist Lewis Eisenberg asks the question, "Just exactly where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio?"

The Roundtable
4:59 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Weekly Book Picks

Albany, NY – Neil Novik of the Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, Massachusetts presents some terrific reads, including mysteries, thrillers, a satire and even a book on a baseball hero.

(413)534-7307
www.odysseybks.com

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The Roundtable
1:26 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Chuck D'Imperio 5/15/07

Albany, NY – Chuck D'Imperio discusses his book Great Graves of Upstate New York about all of the interesting figures who populate New York's graveyards.

The Roundtable
1:04 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Michael Beschloss 5/15/07

Albany, NY – Michael Beschloss is considered by many to be the nation's leading Presidential historian. He is the NBC News Presidential Historian and is also a regular on the News Hour on PBS. We speak with him about his latest book, Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989.

Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989, by Michael Beschloss. Published by Simon & Schuster.

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The Roundtable
12:33 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Listener Essay: Smith, Deborah J., Chocolate Cake 5-14-07

Albany, NY – Listener essayist Deborah J. Smith tells us about a small Irish restaurant with a very good slice of chocolate cake.

The Roundtable
4:14 am
Mon May 14, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Michael Ruhlman 5/14/07

Albany, NY – In his newest book, The Reach of a Chef: Professional Cooks in the Age of Celebrity, Michael Ruhlman asks the question, "When did restaurant cooking become performance art?" and takes a long hard look at the lives of celebrity chefs.

The Reach of a Chef: Professional Cooks in the Age of Celebrity by Michael Ruhlman.
Published by Penquin.

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The Roundtable
3:37 am
Mon May 14, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Michael Chabon 5/14/07

Albany, NY – Michael Chabon discusses how he came to write his latest novel, The Yiddish Policemen's Union, which melds an intriguing mystery with a blackly comic, existential examination of identity, purpose, and cultural longing.

The Yiddish Policemen's Union, by Michael Chabon. Published by Harper Collins.

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The Roundtable
1:10 am
Mon May 14, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Michael Beschloss 5/14/07

Albany, NY – What makes a great President? According to Michael Beschloss--whom Newsweek called "the nation's leading Presidential Historian"-- it is courage combined with wisdom that makes a great President--courage to confront paramount issues and problems and triumph over seemingly insurmountable obstacles and difficulties.

Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989 by Michael Beschloss. Published by Simon & Schuster

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The Roundtable
1:10 am
Mon May 14, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Michael Beschloss 5/14/07

Albany, NY – What makes a great President? According to Michael Beschloss--whom Newsweek called "the nation's leading Presidential Historian"-- it is courage combined with wisdom that makes a great President--courage to confront paramount issues and problems and triumph over seemingly insurmountable obstacles and difficulties.

Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989 by Michael Beschloss. Published by Simon & Schuster

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The Roundtable
11:50 am
Fri May 11, 2007

Listener Essay: Katherine Stephens 5/10/07

Albany, NY – Katherine Stephens explains the "Great Wedding Extravaganza," of 2007.

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