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Mark Salzman

Mark Salzman appears in the following:

Famous Tumors

Monday, May 17, 2010

Say hello to the growth that killed Ulysses S. Grant, & get to know the woman whose cancer cells changed modern medicine.

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Novelist Mark Salzman on Religious Devotion

Saturday, May 25, 2002

Kurt Andersen and novelist Mark Salzman look at the close intersections of artistic creation and religious devotion. Salzman is the author of Iron and SilkThe Soloist, and Lost in Place. His latest book, Lying Awake, about the spiritual journey of a Carmelite nun, has just been published in paperback by Vintage.

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Devotion, Sonic Buddhism, Song of Songs

Saturday, May 25, 2002

We explore the art of devotion. Host Kurt Andersen and novelist Mark Salzman talk about artistic expressions of religious devotion. We uncover the trance-like qualities of Qawwali singing and look at the rich imagery of Eastern Orthodox iconography. And we hear the unique sound of one-handed pianist Gary Graffman.

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Novelist Mark Salzman on Devotion

Saturday, November 10, 2001

Kurt Andersen and novelist Mark Salzman look at the close intersections of artistic creation and religious devotion. 

Salzman is the author of Iron and Silk, The Soloist, and Lost in Place. His latest book, Lying Awake, about the spiritual journey of a Carmelite nun, has just been published in paperback ...

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Devotion, Hip-Hop, Iconography

Saturday, November 10, 2001

Kurt Andersen and novelist Mark Salzman explore artistic expressions of religious devotion. We look at the rich imagery of Eastern Orthodox iconography, uncover the trance-like qualities of Qawwali singing, and listen to the sounds of Buddhism. We'll also hear a story about hip-hop artists who mine avant garde classics, and ...