Guest Picks collects personal interviews, commentaries, and recommendations from guests of WNYC.
Philip Galanes, the author of the Social Q's column in The New York Times, was on the Lopate Show recently. And he also shared what his favorite comfort food is!
Writer Arundhati Roy was on the Lopate Show and she shared what she's been reading recently.
Writer Jonathan Lethem was on the Lopate Show recently to discuss the relationship between the novel and contemporary culture... and he also shared what his favorite comfort food is!
Writer Umberto Eco was on the Lopate Show recently and he shared what he's been reading lately.
Writer Joan Didion was on the show to discuss her most recent book, Blue Nights, and she also revealed that she's not a fan of cricket.
Writer Gregory Maguire was on the show recently to discuss the last novel in his series The Wicked Years, based on The Wizard of Oz, and he shared his love of pesto sauce!
The actress, writer, and co-executive producer of The Office spoke to Leonard about high school, Hollywood and impersonating Ben Affleck. She also revealed love of basketball!
Tony Award-winning lighting designer Jennifer Tipton spoke to Leonard Lopate recently, and she's been reading recently.
Childrens book author and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg spoke to Leonard recently and he revealed what his favorite comfort food is.
Singer-songwriter and producer Butch Walker was on the Lopate Show to discuss the good and the bad of life in the music industry and he told us what he's listening to these days.
Novelist Alan Hollinghurst was on the show recently, and he told us what he's been reading and watching lately.
Mike Daisey spoke to Leonard Lopate about his latest one-man show, "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs," and he also revealed that he's a fan of yoga. Find out what he's been reading and watching recently...
New York Times Sports Writer George Vecsey was on the show to discuss the career of St. Louis Cardinal outfielder Stan Musial and he told us what he watches when he's not watching a game!
Cartoonist Daniel Clowes was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently and he also told us what he's been reading and listening to.
Cartoonist Seth spoke to Leonard recently and he also revealed his love of classic horror films. Find out what else Seth is reading and watching!
Chef Jacques Pepin was on the show recently to discuss his favorite recipes from over 60 years in the kitchen, and he also shared what he likes to do when he's not cooking!