This Weekend

HOUR ONE

We conclude our series on the future of the publishing industry with Cathy Langer, lead buyer for Denver’s Tattered Cover bookstore. She talks with Bob about bookseller’s response to the current state of publishing.  Langer sits on the board for the American Bookseller’s Association and is a former president of the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association. 

 

Salon.com book critic Laura Miller talks with Bob about how the state of publishing is affecting readers. 

 

This week, an encore installment of our ongoing series This I Believe featuring an essay by naturalist and author Louise Dickinson Rich. Click here to read a transcript and to hear the audio of her “This I Believe” essay.

 

HOUR TWO

 

Bob talks with Alex Gibney about his latest documentary, Casino Jack and the United States of Money.  It follows the rise and fall of super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff. 

 

Carol Burnett hosted The Carol Burnett Show for 11 years, winning a 25 Emmys along the way.  Burnett’s book This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection recounts some of her most memorable stories and hilarious character throughout her 55 year career.