Father and Son

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Wednesday, May 09, 2012

On today’s show: Martin Sheen and his son Emilio Estevez discuss their new joint memoir. Christopher Buckley talks about his new novel They Eat Puppies, Don’t They? The BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects takes a look at an ornate Hawaiian feather helmet. And our resident word-maven Patricia T. O’Conner takes your calls on the many conundrums of English grammar.

Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez

Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez discuss their careers, relationship, family, and faith. Their dual memoir, Along the Way: The Journey of a Father and Son, tells stories about more than 50 years of family history and reflect on their life journeys.

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Christopher Buckley's They Eat Puppies, Don’t They?

Christopher Buckley discusses his new novel, They Eat Puppies, Don’t They?, a political satire about lobbying, the media, weapons manufacturing, and our relationship with China.

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Patricia T. O’Conner

Our word maven Patricia T. O'Conner answers questions about English language and grammar. An updated and expanded third edition of her book, Woe is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English, is available in paperback, as is  Origins of the Specious, written with Stewart Kellerman.

If you have a question about language and grammar, leave a comment or call us at 212-433-9692!

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