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Guest Picks: Susan Minot

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Susan Minot was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about her latest novel, Thirty Girls. She also told us that she's a fan of popcorn. Find out what else she's a fan of! 

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Guest Picks: Arliss Howard

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Actor Arliss Howard was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about starring in Craig Lucas's play, Ode to Joy. He also told us that he's a fan of Red Angus cattle. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Kathryn Erbe

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Actor Kathryn Erbe was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about starring in Craig Lucas's new play, Ode to Joy. She also told us that a fan of Beck, the Beastie Boys and Pema Chodron. Find out what else she's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Craig Lucas

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Playwright and director Craig Lucas talked about his latest play, Ode to Joy. He also told us about his love of Harold Bloom and tree peonies. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: Lorrie Moore

Friday, March 14, 2014

Lorrie Moore talks to Leonard Lopate about her new book of short stories, Bark, her first in 15 years.

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Guest Picks: Dominic Rowan

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Dominic Rowan was on the Leonard Lopate Show to talk about starring as Torvald in BAM's production of Ibsen's classic play, A Doll's House. He also told us what about his love of Medieval art. Find out what else he's a fan of! 

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Guest Picks: Hattie Morahan

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Hattie Morahan was on the Leonard Lopate Show to talk about starring as Nora in a new production of Ibsen's A Doll's House at BAM. She also told us about her delicious-sounding dinner of comfort food. 

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Guest Picks: Jeremy Shamos

Friday, March 07, 2014

Jeremy Shamos stars in Dinner with Friends, now playing at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. He also told us what he's been reading and listening to recently.

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Guest Picks: Donald Margulies

Friday, March 07, 2014

Playwright Donald Margulies was on the Leonard Lopate Show to talk about the revival of Dinner with Friends at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. He also told us how he likes his rice pudding. Find out what else he's a fan of! 

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Guest Picks: Darren Pettie

Friday, March 07, 2014

Darren Pettie stars in the Roundabout Theatre's revival of Dinner with Friends, which is playing at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. He told what's he always listening to. 

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Guest Picks: Ezekiel Emanuel

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel was here on March 4, 2014, to talk about the Affordable Care Act and why health care reform is a political minefield. he also let us know that he loves baking, good food, and theater.

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Guest Picks: John Banville AKA Benjamin Black

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Benjamin Black (John Banville) stopped by to talk about his latest novel on March 4, 2014. He let us know what he's been reading lately, and what foods he loves.

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Guest Picks: Mark Harris

Monday, March 03, 2014

Mark Harris was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently, talking about Hollywood shaped World War II and vice versa. He also told us what about his perfect meal of comfort food.   

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Guest Picks: Noah Emmerich

Monday, March 03, 2014

Noah Emmerich was on the Leonard Lopate Show to talk about his role as FBI agent Stan Beeman on the FX series, The Americans. He also told us about his favorite piece of music. Ever.

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Guest Picks: Rosie Perez

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Rosie Perez was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently, talking about her memoir and her tumultuous childhood in Brooklyn. She also told us what she's a fan of that you might not expect.

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Guest Picks: Eric Tucker

Friday, February 14, 2014

Eric Tucker was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about directing and performing in Bedlam Theatre's unusual production of George Bernard Shaw's play, Saint Joan. He also told us what he's been reading and listening to recently.

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Guest Picks: Matthew Quick

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Novelist Matthew Quick was on the Leonard Lopate Show to talk about his latest novel, The Good Luck of Right Now. He also told us about his love of Scottish terriers and 21-year-old scotch. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Guest Picks: John Hammond

Monday, February 10, 2014

Blues musician John Hammond performed live in our studio on February 10, 2014. He let us know what he likes to read, watch, and eat!

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Guest Picks: BJ Novak

Friday, February 07, 2014

B. J. Novak, an actor, screen writer, and director best known from the television series "The Office" tells us about his debut collection of short stories, One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories.

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Guest Picks: Brian F. O'Byrne

Friday, January 31, 2014

Brian F. O'Byrne was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently, with co-star Debra Messing, to talk about starring John Patrick Shanley's play, Outside Mullingar. He also told us about being moved by watching The Mets and claims that he's dull. (We don't believe him.)

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