We talk about Harry Houdini, the great escape artist, master magician — and possibly international spy — with Larry Sloman, co-author with William Kalush of The Secret Life of Houdini: The Making of America’s First Superhero.
Also, we hear a story about New Year’s, read by host and author, Francesca Rheannon.
We talk with Les Leopold about his terrific biography of labor leader and environmentalist Tony Mazzochi: [amazon-product text=”The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi” type=”text”]1933392649[/amazon-product].
British environmental journalist George Monbiot talks about global warming and what can be done about it. His book is [amazon-product text=”HEAT: How to Stop the Planet from Burning” type=”text”]0896087875[/amazon-product].
The audio for this episode is available upon request for $4.99 by contacting writersvoice [at] wmua.org