The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published in The Leonard Lopate Show Spinning Between the Towers Listen 14 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/58654/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend On an August morning in 1974 a mysterious tightrope walker suspended himself between the Twin Towers. That event has become the backdrop for Colum McCann's latest novel Let the Great World Spin.