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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Today's show is an encore edition of some of our favorite interviews from the past few months. Today we’ll look at how the American and Chinese economies have become one fused, co-dependent system. Then, celebrity chef David Chang talks about his first cookbook, Momofuku. And author Steven Hely talks about his novel How I Became a Famous Novelist. Plus, three novelist discuss writing crime thrillers set in New York City.


Zachary Karabell explains how the Chinese and U.S. economies have become intertwined. Superfusion: How China and America Became One Economy and Why the World's Prosperity Depends on It, looks at how China has taken advantage of the support of American companies, how the United States has benefited from ...

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Chef David Chang, owner of award-winning New York restaurants Momofuku Noodle Bar, Ssäm Bar, Ko, and Milk Bar, discusses his new cookbook. Momofuku tells the story behind the cuisine that has altered New York’s culinary landscape and shares recipes (including his famous pork buns).


How I Became a Famous Novelist

Steve Hely's novel How I Became A Famous Novelist tells the story of Pete Tarslaw, an unlikely literary legend, and how his "pile of garbage" became the most talked about, blogged about, praised, and panned novel in America.


New York City Thrillers

Reggie Nadelson, author of Londongrad; Lee Child, author of Gone Tomorrow; and George Dawes Green, author of Ravens talk to us about writing crime thrillers set in New York City. From picking a setting to characters and story development.

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