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The Leonard Lopate Show

Masterminds and Wingmen: Inside Boy World

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees and Wannabees, turns her attention to boys. She talks about the way boys think and shows parents, educators and coaches how to help boys overcome their most common yet difficult social challenges. Masterminds and Wingmen looks at the interior life of boys and offers innovative strategies aimed at helping boys develop a positive and strong sense of self.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Sing! Join the Brian Lehrer Show Mini-Choir Live at 11:40am

Friday, July 12, 2013

The Brian Lehrer Show is assembling a mini-choir today to sing part of the "Hallelujah Chorus" from Handel's "Messiah". Be part of the on-air choir or just listen in with Stacy Horn, author of Imperfect Harmony: Finding Happiness Singing with Others, who talks about the emotional and health benefits of group singing.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Friendkeeping

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Julie Klam, author of Friendkeeping: A Field Guide to the People You Love, Hate, and Can't Live Without, talks about making and keeping friends as adults (even in an election year).

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Philip Galanes on "Social Q's"

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Philip Galanes, author of the “Social Q’s” advice column for the Sunday Styles section of The New York Times, confronts today’s most awkward and pressing questions. He steers people through the treacherous terrain of modern etiquette, offering advise on how to deal with a range of situations: what to do if your dates drop you as soon as they meet your very attractive roommate to how to tell your mother-in-law to overshare on Facebook to whether it’s rude to knit at meetings. Social Q's: How to Survive the Quirks, Quandaries and Quagmires of Today is his new guide on how to navigate these and many other situations.

Do you need help with an awkward situation? Leave your question for Philip Galanes below, and he’ll address a few when he’s here on November 10 at noon!

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