Saturday, November 08, 2008

Second Saturday Magazine

Second Saturday Magazine – with co-hosts Bob Johnson and Jo Williamson:
  • 10:10 AM Greg Manville “Greasy Rider: Two Dudes, One Fry-Oil Powered Car, and a Search for a Better Future.” Greg talks about his coast-to-coast ride in his diesel powered sedan.
  • 10:25 AM Stephen Elias Foreclosure Survival Guide: Keep your House or Walk Away with Money in Your Pocket.” Stephen R. Elias is an attorney and current President of National Bankruptcy Law Project.
  • 10:40 AM Wendy Walker is author of the novel “Four Wives.” She is a Greenwich resident and the mother of three young boys. After brief stints as an investment banker and a lawyer, she began writing.
  • 11:00 AM Peter Golenbock talks about his new book, “In the Country of Brooklyn ;” one of every seven people in the United States can trace their family back to Brooklyn, New York—all seventy-one square miles of it; home to millions of people from every corner of the globe over the last 150 years. Peter Golenbock is the author of the acclaimed book “Bums: An Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers.
  • 11:20 AM Author Susan Roanne returns to talk about her new book, “FACE TO FACE: How to Reclaim the Personal Touch in a Digital World ,” This is from her website. “Whether it’s an interview, a client presentation, a business lunch or a friend’s wedding, we need to know how to interact, how to behave, and how to connect with others with comfort and confidence in a diverse shared social space.
  • 11:40 AM From New Society Press, one of the authors joins us to talk about “The Better World Handbook .” The website boasts, “It is the definitive guide for the average person wanting to make a positive difference in the world.”
  • 12:00 Noon Historian Jonathon Kirsch , author of "A History of the End of the World," returns to talk about his new book "The Inquisitor's Handbook." Kirsch's book is a history of the Inquisition and the ways in which it has served as the chief model for torture in the West to this day.
  • 12:20 PM The author of “A Short History of the United States ,” Robert V. Remini, discusses his new book. From the publisher's website: “Offering an abbreviated, accessible, and lively narrative history of the United States, this erudite volume contains the essential facts about the discovery, settlement, growth, and development of the American nation and its institutions.”
  • 12: 40 PM Phillip Smith’s “Walking through Walls .” From Carpes Libre reviews: “Probably the most unusual memoir I’ve ever read… [the book] takes you through Smith’s life growing up with a father who is an interior designer with powerful psychic abilities.”
  • 12:50 PM Darlene Quinn talks about her novel, “Webs of Power.” It is a raw, unsentimental portrayal of greed, manipulation, and relationships set in the excessive, insatiable retail industry of the 1980s.
  • 1:00 PM Instrumentalists Matt Nichols and Fred Zorn play live in the studio.
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