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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Joan Rivers says that women live better when they look better...and she thinks plastic surgery is often the best way to accomplish that. Also: celebrated dancer Edward Villella. Jayne Anne Phillips on her new long-awaited new novel. And word maven Patricia T. O'Conner takes your calls on the English language.

Guests:

Patricia T. O'Conner, Jayne Anne Phillips, Joan Rivers and Edward Villella

Edward Villella and the Miami City Ballet

Former NYC Ballet star Edward Villella is the founder, artistic director, and CEO of the Miami City Ballet. His company is now in its first-ever New York run at New York City Center, featuring works by George Balanchine and Twyla Tharp. It runs Jan. 21-25; you can find ...

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Joan Rivers: Beauty Through Plastic Surgery

Joan Rivers says that women live better when they look better! Hear her explain why she thinks plastic surgery is often the best way to accomplish that. Her new book is Men Are Stupid...And They Like Big Boobs: A Woman's Guide to Beauty Through Plastic Surgery.

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Joan ...

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Lark and Termite

Jayne Anne Phillips's long-awaited new novel about grief and survival is Lark and Termite.

Events:
Jayne Anne Phillips will be reading and signing books
Wednesday, February 4 at 7:00 PM
Happy Ending Reading Series
Joe’s Pub
425 Lafayette Street, NYC

Jayne Anne ...

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Word Maven Patricia T. O'Conner

Word maven Patricia T. O'Conner answers your questions about the English language! Today she focuses on presidential and inaugural language.

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