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Tuesday, December 11, 2007

'Tis the season for our holiday cookie recipe swap! Leonard and Ruth Reichl talk cookies...including the many fabulous recipes submitted by our listeners. Also: a look at the esthetics of evolution. A former software executive on why she changed her life and moved to Paris. Plus, oral historian Studs Terkel tells his own life story, after years of telling other peoples' stories!

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Ruth Reichl and Studs Terkel

Studs Terkel Interviews Himself

After years of interviewing other people, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Studs Terkel tells his own story in a new memoir, Touch and Go. Terkel says the US is suffering from a case of national Alzheimer’s, and we need to get in touch with our histories.

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What Evolution Looks Like

We look into the science and esthetics of evolution…and how humans came to be what we are. Author Jean-Baptiste de Panafieu and photographer Patrick Gries have collaborated on a gorgeous new book called Evolution.

Event: Jean-Baptiste de Panafieu and Patrick Gries will be speaking and signing books
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How to Start a New Life in Paris

When software executive Kathleen Flinn was fired from her job, she stopped to ask herself: "What do I really want to do in life?" She then moved to Paris to enroll at Le Cordon Bleu cooking school. Her new memoir is The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry.

The ...

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Cookie Recipe Swap!

'Tis the season...for our holiday cookie recipe swap! Leonard and Ruth Reichl talk about the fabulous recipes you've sent to us.

You can read a few of the submissions discussed on air (including Ruth Reichl's oatmeal cookies recipe) here.

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