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Host Gary Shapiro brings you interviews with best selling authors of fiction and non-fiction, graphic novelists, actors, photographers, and singer-songwriters discussing their works.

Host Gary Shapiro brings you interviews with best selling authors of fiction and non-fiction, graphic novelists, actors, photographers, and singer-songwriters discussing their works.
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Host Gary Shapiro brings you interviews with best selling authors of fiction and non-fiction, graphic novelists, actors, photographers, and singer-songwriters discussing their works.

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Episodes

Robin Green

9/24/2018
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Robin Green wrote for Rolling Stone before launching an Emmy award winning career in television where she helped develop The Sopranos and created the police drama Blue Bloods. Her memoir is called The Only Girl: My Life And Times On The Masthead Of Rolling Stone.

Duration:00:45:30

Joyce Lee Malcom on Benedict Arnold

9/17/2018
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Historian Joyce Lee Malcom discusses her new book, The Tragedy Of Benedict Arnold: An American Life.

Duration:00:46:48

Kyle Longley

9/3/2018
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Kyle Longley discusses his book, LBJ’s 1968: Power, Politics, and the Presidency in America’s Year of Upheaval.

Duration:00:45:16

John Connolly on Stan Laurel and Kitty Bruce on Lenny Bruce

8/27/2018
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John Connolly discusses his new book, a novel based on the life of Stan Laurel. Also, Kitty Bruce, daughter of Lenny Bruce.

Duration:00:45:47

Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley

8/13/2018
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Popular culture historian Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley discusses her book, Jack Benny and The Golden Age of Radio Comedy.

Duration:00:45:32

Tom Santopietro on To Kill A Mockingbird

7/30/2018
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Film historian Tom Santopietro discusses his new book Why To Kill A Mockingbird Matters: What Harper Lee’s Book and the Iconic American Film Mean To Us Today

Duration:00:45:19

Orly Lobel

7/9/2018
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Orly Lobel discusses her fascinating book You Don’t Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment exposed Barbie’s Dark Side. It’s swell!

Duration:00:45:29

Patricia Bosworth Returns

7/2/2018
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Patricia Bosworth reflects on her years as an actress and model, and on her childhood in Aptos, California. Her latest book is The Men In My Life: A Memoir Of Love And Art In 1950s Manhattan.

Duration:00:45:24

Dianne Lake

6/25/2018
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At age 14, Dianne Lake became a member of the Manson Family. She tells her story in Member Of The Family: My Story Of Charles Manson, Life Inside His Cult, And The Darkness That Ended The Sixties.

Duration:00:49:30

Film Historian Mark Harris

6/4/2018
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Mark Harris returns to discuss his essay on Midnight Cowboy for the Criterion restoration Blu-Ray.

Duration:00:44:44

Geoffrey Mark on Ella

5/14/2018
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Radio personality and author Geoffrey Mark discusses his new book, Ella: A Biography Of The Legendary Ella Fitzgerald. Plus a vintage interview with the late big band singer Monica Lewis.

Duration:00:45:44

Guitarist Richard Lloyd

4/23/2018
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Richard Lloyd, guitarist for the band Television has written a very unusual and terrific memoir, Everything Is Combustable: Television, CBGB’s and Five Decades of Rock and Roll. Listen to our interview here!

Duration:00:45:41

J. Randy Taraborrelli & Artist Claire Rosen

4/9/2018
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The guests this week are J. Randy Taraborelli, discussing his latest book, Jackie, Janet & Lee: The Secret Lives of Janet Auchincloss and Her Daughters, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill, and artist Claire Rosen, discussing her work and her book, Imaginarium: The Process Behind the Pictures.

Duration:00:45:27

Laura Thompson on Agatha Christie

4/2/2018
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Laura Thompson discusses her brilliant biography, Agatha Christie: A Mysterious Life.

Duration:00:46:48

Cullen Murphy

3/19/2018
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Cullen Murphy, son of Prince Valiant artist John Cullen Murphy, discusses his memoir, Cartoon County: My Father and His Friends in the Golden Age of Make-Believe.

Duration:00:43:33

Beverly Gray on The Graduate

3/12/2018
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Beverly Gray discusses her book Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: How THE GRADUATE Became the Touchstone of a Generation

Duration:00:45:25

Journalist Amanda Petrusich Returns

2/19/2018
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New Yorker staff writer and music critic and historian Amanda Petrusich talks about Bob Dylan, Scarlett Johansson, Gregg Allman and more!

Duration:00:45:48

Joe Hagan on Jann Wenner & Meryl Gordon on Bunny Mellon

2/5/2018
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Joe Hagan talks about his new book, Sticky Fingers: The Life And Times Of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine. Meryl Gordon discusses her new book, Bunny Mellon: The Life of an American Style Legend.

Duration:00:45:36

Historian Howard Jones

1/29/2018
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Historian Howard Jones discusses his book, My Lai: Vietnam 1968 and the Descent into Darkness,

Duration:00:45:27

Hilary Reyl and Kate Winkler Dawson

1/22/2018
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This week’s guests are novelist Hilary Reyl, author of Kids Like Us and journalist Kate Winkler Dawson, author of Death In The Air: The True Story Of A Serial Killer, The Great London Fog, And The Strangling Of A City.

Duration:00:45:45