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The Leonard Lopate Show

"Wolf Hall" Adapted for the Stage

Thursday, April 23, 2015

We talk to the actors in the stage adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize winning novel, Wolf Hall, based on the deceit, betrayal, and intrigue of the court of Henry VIII. 

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Hilary Mantel’s Henry VIII Is a Monster for All Seasons

Thursday, April 09, 2015

 Hilary Mantel’s books “Wolf Hall” and “Bring Up the Bodies” have reshaped how we think of Henry VIII — and made a hero out of the blacksmith’s son, Thomas Cromwell.    

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Hilary Mantel on “Wolf Hall,” Juliette Binoche, & Dwight Yoakam

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Hilary Mantel has made a less monstrous Henry VIII, Juliette Binoche turned her back on Hollywood, and Dwight Yoakam is country music’s misfit.

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June's Book: Bring Up the Bodies, by Hilary Mantel

Monday, June 24, 2013

Hilary Mantel joins us for the next Leonard Lopate Show Book Club to talk about Bring Up the Bodies, which won the 2012 Man Booker Prize.

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Public Defenders; Hilary Mantel; Emma Brockes' Memoir; Inside a Failing School

Monday, June 24, 2013

The HBO documentary “Gideon’s Army” looks at the challenges facing public defenders in the Deep South, and we’ll speak with its director, Dawn Porter, and Travis Williams, one of the public defenders featured in the film. And Hilary Mantel talks about Bring Up The Bodies, this month’s Leonard Lopate Show Book Club selection! Emma Brockes discusses uncovering mysteries of her mother's past. Ron Berler on spending a year in one of our nation’s 45,000 failing schools, and what teachers are doing to try to turn it around.

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