Guest Picks: Phillip Lopate

Phillip Lopate is a fan of Shakira. Find out some of his other favorite picks after his appearance on The Leonard Lopate Show.

What have you read or seen lately (book, play, film, etc...) that moved or surprised you?

Emerson’s Journals

“Carlos” (the film)

“Boxing Gym” – Fred Wiseman’s newest films

What are you listening to right now?

The Leonard Lopate Show


What’s the last great book you read?

Emerson’s Journals

Theodor Fantone’s (sp?) Irretrievable

What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?


If you only had one day left, how would you spend it in New York City?          

With my wife, daughter, and brother Lenny