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Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Peace in the Middle East is one of the most pressing items on President-Elect Obama’s long to-do list. Former Speaker of the Knesset Avraham Burg says that Israel must move beyond a Holocaust mentality in order to accomplish a lasting peace in the region. Also: Patti Labelle talks about her music and her cooking skills. Amitav Ghosh on his new novel. And jazz pianist McCoy Tyner performs live in our studio!

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Guests:

Avraham Burg, Amitav Ghosh, Patti Labelle and McCoy Tyner

The Real McCoy

Great jazz pianist McCoy Tyner performs live in our studio! His new album is “Guitars.” He’s also celebrating his 70th birthday with a star-studded week at the Blue Note (131 W. 3rd St.) on Dec. 9-14, with guests including Marc Ribot, Savion Glover, Bill Frisell, and ...

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Patti LaBelle’s Recipes for the Good Life

Singer, author and actress Patti LaBelle says that “food has always been at the center of my joy, from the fish fries my parents had every weekend to the barbecues I have in my backyard today.” Her new cookbook is Recipes for the Good Life.

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19th-Century Calcutta

Amitav Ghosh’s new novel, Sea of Poppies, is set in 19th-c. Calcutta against the backdrop of the Opium Wars.

Event:
Amitav Ghosh will be speaking with Kwame Anthony Appiah
Mon. Dec. 15, 7-9 pm
Asia Society
725 Park Ave.
Tickets and ...

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Path to Peace in the Middle East

Peace in the Middle East is one of the most pressing items on President-Elect Obama’s long to-do list. Former Speaker of the Knesset Avraham Burg says that Israel must move on from a Holocaust mentality in order to accomplish a lasting peace in the region. His new book is

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