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Guest Picks: Kate Mulgrew

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Captain Janeway prefers her chicken and potatoes fried.

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Tribute: Eduardo Galeano

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Uruguayan writer Eduardo Germán María Hughes Galeano (otherwise known simply as Eduardo Galeano) mixed up history, political satire, and anti-capitalism in over 30 books.

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Guest Picks: David Hallberg

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The acclaimed ballet star loves Bjork & saltines! 

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Guest Picks: Candice Bergen

Friday, April 10, 2015

The Murphy Brown star is a fan of rodeo and grilled cheese sandwiches.

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Guest Picks: T.C. Boyle

Friday, April 10, 2015

The novelist just released a new book based on a true story, The Harder They Come. He told us that when he's hungry, he prefers salt-free pistachios and deep-fried dogs' lips.

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Tribute: Stan Freberg

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Stan Freberg called himself a “guerrilla satirist." Advertising Age called him the father of the funny commercial. He died at 88, and you can hear his interview from June of 1989.

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Tribute: Cynthia Lennon

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Cynthia Powell met John Lennon when they were art students, and he was a struggling musician. She died at the age of 75. You can hear her interview with Leonard from December of 2005.

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Guest Picks: Mary Norris

Monday, April 06, 2015

Mary Norris was on our show April 6, 2015 to talk about her decades at The New Yorker and her new book, Between You & Me. Here are a few of her favorite things!

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Recipe: Melissa Clark's Mysterious David Dare Pancake for Easter

Thursday, April 02, 2015

A great recipe for Easter Brunch

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Recipe: Melissa Clark's Passover Lemon Brisket

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Here is Melissa Clark's signature Passover Brisket. 

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Guest Picks: Scott Simon

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The NPR host spoke about his relationship with his mother, and his memoir about her, Unforgettable. Find out what he reads, watches, and listens to below!

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Guest Picks: Melissa Manchester

Monday, March 30, 2015

The Grammy Award-winning performer and songwriter spoke to Leonard about her first studio album in over 10 years, "You Gotta Love the Life." Find out what else she's been up to below!

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8 Questions with Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The two-time PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize winners reveal their favorite novels, describe how they work, and offer advice on how to read Russian literature.

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Recipe: Cathy Erway's Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup (Niu Rou Mian)

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

There is no other noodle soup quite like this. Some call it Taiwan’s “national dish."

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Recipe: Cathy Erway's Meatball Mochi (Ba-Wan)

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

This traditional southern Taiwanese snack incorporates many Taiwanese penchants: a chewy, jellylike starch; a thick, sweetened sauce; and a savory, pork-studded filling. 

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Guest Picks: Andy Summers

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The lead guitarist for The Police tells us what he reads and listens to! 

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Guest Picks: Kazuo Ishiguro

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Kazuo Ishiguro was on the show today, March 18, to talk about his book The Buried Giant. Here are a few of his favorite things.

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Guest Picks: Richie Furay

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The legendary singer-songwriter may have been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for his work with Buffalo Springfield, but he doesn't listen to a lot of music in his free time.

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Guest Picks: Joyce DiDonato

Friday, March 13, 2015

Joyce DiDonato was on the show on March 12 to talk about her Perspective Series at Carnegie Hall. Here are a few of her favorite things!

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Guest Picks: Ethan Hawke

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The actor and filmmaker just released his first documentary, "Seymour: An Introduction." Find out what he's a fan of!

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