Monthly Archives: December 2010

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WV Best Ten Shows of 2010

David Grann
Isabel Allende

We hear clips from seven of the top ten shows of 2010, including journalists David Grann, Hampton Sides, and Eric Pooley; novelists Isabel Allende and Sadie Jones; poet Philip Schultz and short story writer Marisa Silver. Also, links to the full interviews with the remaining three picks.

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Martin Keogh: HOPE BENEATH OUR FEET

Martin Keogh

Martin Keogh tells us about the anthology he edited, HOPE BENEATH OUR FEET: Restoring Our Place in the Natural World. It’s about how to live our lives in the face of environmental catastrophe. We’ll also play excerpts from interviews we did with some of the people who contributed to his book: Bill McKibben, Frances Moore Lappé, and Paul Hawken.

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Stephanie Syman: Yoga in America & Alexander Cockburn, Tim Karr on WikiLeaks

Stephanie Syman
Alexander Cockburn

Stephanie Syman talks about THE SUBTLE BODY: The Story of Yoga In America. And columnist Alexander Cockburn and Tim Karr of Free Press discuss what the WikiLeaks controversy means for freedom of the press and the internet.

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Writing Music: Roger Ames & The Yiddish Revival: Aaron Lansky

Roger Ames and Animal Companion
Aaron Lansky

Composer Roger Ames talks about writing music for voice and about his latest projects, including “Laudate Dominum” and a musical adaptation of How Green Was My Valley. Also Aaron Lansky of the Yiddish Book Center talks about his memoir, OUTWITTING HISTORY in a 2006 encore interview.

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