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The Leonard Lopate Show from WNYC: Episodes

<p>For this week’s <a href="http://beta.wnyc.org/shows/lopate/series/underappreciated/" target="_blank">Underappreciated</a>, <em>New Yorker </em>fiction editor <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Willing+Davidson">Willing Davidson</a> discusses the life and work of Henry Roth. Roth’s first novel ...
<p>When this year’s James Beard award winners were announced, it was hard to ignore the fact that they were all men. Joining us to talk about why women only hold one-tenth of executive-level chef positions in the United States are: <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Joyce+Goldstein">Joyce Goldstein</a>, ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=David+Rabe">David Rabe</a> discusses his career as both a novelist and a playwright. His play “A Question of Mercy,” is currently playing at Atlantic State 2. Based on the journal of Dr. Richard Selzer, it tells the story of a doctor trying to help a young ...
<p>Journalist, columnist, and novelist <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Carl+Hiaasen">Carl Hiaasen</a> discusses his latest novel, <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0307272583/wnyc-20"><em>Star Island</em></a></span>, ...
<p>Last week the European Union released the results of the stress tests it ran on almost 100 banks. <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Matthew+Saltmarsh">Matthew Saltmarsh</a>, staff reporter for the <em>International Herald Tribune</em>, discusses the results and whether they’ll help restore ...
<p>The <em>New Yorker</em>’s <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Elizabeth+Kolbert">Elizabeth Kolbert</a> looks at the political and environmental implications of the comprehensive energy and climate change legislation that died in the U.S. Senate last week.</p><div class="feedflare">
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<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=William+Powers">William Powers</a>, former staff writer for <em>The Washington Post,</em> presents a new approach to the digital age by drawing on some of history's most brilliant thinkers, from Plato to Shakespeare to Thoreau, showing that digital connectedness ...
<p>Legendary actor and director <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Sammo+Hung">Sammo Hung</a> talks about starring in over 75 movies, as well as working as a producer, director, action-choreographer/stuntman in as many as 230 films. He received a Star Asia Lifetime Achievement Award at the New York ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Michael+Otterman">Michael Otterman</a> discusses the human costs of the war the United States and its allies have been waging in Iraq, and specific matters that the mainstream media tend to downplay or ignore altogether. <span class="book"><a title="buy this ...
<p>Former Guns N’ Roses drummer <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Steven+Adler">Steven Adler</a> shares his story of spinning out of control, enduring twenty-eight ODs, three suicide attempts, two heart attacks, jail stints, and a debilitating stroke. In <span class="book"><a title="buy this ...
<p>Writer and lifelong fisherman <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Paul+Greenberg">Paul Greenberg</a> looks at the state of salmon, sea bass, cod, and tuna. In <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1594202567/wnyc-20"><em>Four ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Gary+Shteyngart">Gary Shteyngart</a> talks about his new novel, <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1400066409/wnyc-20"><em>Super Sad True Love Story</em></a></span>. Set in New York ...
<p>Those who have wondered “How can I get my book published?" get some answers from publishing insiders <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Sam+Barry">Sam Barry</a> and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n="><a href="http://beta.wnyc.org/people/kathi-goldmark/"><strong>Kathi Kamen Goldmark</strong></a></a>. ...
<p>Actor <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Rub%C3%A9n+Blades">Rubén Blades</a> discusses the film “Spoken Word,” directed by Victor Nunez.  It tells the story of Cruz, a poetry rock star who returns home when he learns his father is dying, and quickly falls back into his troubled former way ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Beth+Raymer">Beth Raymer</a> tells how she wound up working for one of the biggest professional sports gamblers in Las Vegas. <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0385526458/wnyc-20"><em>Lay ...
<p>On today’s edition of <a href="http://beta.wnyc.org/shows/lopate/series/please-explain/" target="_blank">Please Explain</a>, <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n="><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n="><a href="http://beta.wnyc.org/people/monica-halem/"><strong>Dr. Monica Halem</strong></a></a></a>, ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n="><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Anthony+Doerr">Anthony Doerr</a></a> discusses his second collection of short stories, <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1439182809/wnyc-20"><em>Memory ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Fred+Goodman">Fred Goodman</a> discusses what happened when Napster made music available free online, and the music industry found itself turned upside-down and fighting for its life. In <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0743269985/wnyc-20"></a></span><span ...
<p><a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=John+Elderfield">John Elderfield</a>, chief curator emeritus of painting an sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, and <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Stephanie+D%E2%80%99Alessandro">Stephanie D’Alessandro</a>, Gary C. and Frances Comer Curator of ...
<p>After the September 11<sup>th</sup> attacks, the government began rapidly expanding our national security and intelligence operations. <em>Washington Post</em> national security reporter <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=William+Arkin">William Arkin</a>, co-author of the three-part series<a ...
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