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Tuesday, April 06, 2010

New Yorker editor David Remnick explains how President Obama has carved out his own unique place in American history. Then, Alice Waters describes how to cook food that’s sustainable – and delicious. And Ian McEwan discusses his new novel, Solar, about a scientist who may have found a way to clean up his personal life and the planet. Plus, producer Jerry Weintraub describes working with just about everyone in Hollywood.

The Bridge

David Remnick, discusses the circumstances and experiences of Barack Obama’s life and explores the ambition behind his rise. His book The Bridge offers the most complete account yet of Obama’s upbringing and the experiences that shaped his greater mission.

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In the Green Kitchen

Alice Waters, champion of the sustainable, local cooking movement, discusses her essential cooking techniques and recipes for good food. Her latest book, In the Green Kitchen, includes more than 50 recipes and instructions on basics from steaming vegetables to dressing a salad to filleting a fish.

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Novelist Ian McEwan talks about his latest book Solar, about a Nobel prize–winning physicist faced with fixing his crumbling marriage, reviving his career, and even possibly saving the world from environmental disaster.

Event: Ian McEwan will be reading
Tuesday, April 6, at 8:00 pm
92nd Street Y

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When I Stop Talking You’ll Know I’m Dead

Jerry Weintraub, Hollywood producer and deal maker gives a chronicle of his remarkable career. In When I Stop Talking You’ll Know I’m Dead: Useful Stories from a Persuasive Man Weintraub tells about his great successes with Elvis Presley, Sinatra and the Rat Pack, as a movie producer, and as ...

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Guest Picks: Alice Waters

Alice Waters answers our questions after a recent appearance on The Leonard Lopate Show.


Guest Picks: David Remnick

David Remnick tells us what he's listening to on The Leonard Lopate Show!


Guest Picks: Ian McEwan

What is Ian McEwan a fan of? He told all during his appearance on The Leonard Lopate Show. 


Guest Picks: Jerry Weintraub

Jerry Weintraub came on The Leonard Lopate Show to share his favorite music, books and more!


Chez Panisse's Fish Soup


JEAN-PIERRE MOULLÉ has been a chef at Chez Panisse for nearly thirty years.
He now spends six months as chef and the other six months in his native Bordeaux.
When he first arrived at our kitchen in 1976, he had already trained and apprenticed in France, and ...

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Alice Waters' recipe for Baked Rockfish

Baked Rockfish with Lemon & Parsley Butter
4 servings


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