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Wednesday, September 08, 2004

Guest host Jeffrey Toobin explores the intricacies of home repair with Al and Larry Ubell, the gurus of how-to. They’ll be taking listener phone calls at 212-267-WNYC. Then, one decade after the publication of his provocative examination Race Matters, Cornel West argues that American democracy is threatened by free market fundamentalism, aggressive militarism, and escalating authoritarianism in Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism. Next, Marjane Satrapi joins us to discuss Persepolis 2—the latest installment in her series of autobiographical graphic novels about life as a post-revolution Iranian woman living abroad. And editor Robert Pinsky of the Favorite Poem Project shares his latest anthology, the multimedia collection An Invitation to Poetry.

Alvin and Larry Ubell

Building inspectors Alvin and Larry Ubell answer listener questions about home repair. Call 212-267-WNYC (212-267-9692). Visit the Ubell’s website


Cornel West

Cornel West argues that imperialism is posing an ever-increasing threat to democracy in his latest book, Democracy Matters.
» More on the book

Cornel West will be speaking and signing books on:
Wednesday, September 8th at 7:30pm
Brooklyn Community Bookstore / First ...


Marjane Satrapi

Marjane Satrapi on the latest installment in her series of autobiographical graphic novels: Persepolis 2.
» More about the book

Marjane Satrapi will be reading and signing books on:
Wednesday, September 8 at 7pm
Barnes and Noble, Chelsea


Robert Pinsky

Editor Robert Pinsky discusses his latest poetry anthology: An Invitation to Poetry. » More on the book
» More on the Favorite Poem Project


Robert Pinsky and Maggie Dietz will appearing on:
Wednesday, September 8 at 7PM
Lincoln ...


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