[REBROADCAST FROM APRIL 2, 2020] Author Erik Larson discusses his book, The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz, one of the New York Public Library's Best Books of 2020.
[REBROADCAST FROM MARCH 25, 2020] Hilary Leichter talks about her debut novel, Temporary, one of the New York Public Library's Best Books of 2020.
[REBROADCAST FROM FEBRUARY 6, 2020] Danez Smith talks about their work and latest book, Homie: Poems, one of the New York Public Library's Best Books of 2020.
[REBROADCAST FROM JULY 11, 2019] Marc Maron and Lynn Shelton discuss their collaborations, their film "Sword of Trust," and Maron's podcast, WTF: With Marc Maron.
[REBROADCAST FROM MAY 7, 2020] Director Nadia Hallgren discusses her documentary, "Becoming," about Michelle Obama's life and the book tour for her memoir of the same name.
[REBROADCAST FROM JULY 2, 2020] Director Dawn Porter discusses her documentary, "John Lewis: Good Trouble."
Visiting the train show at the New York Botanical Garden is a New York City holiday tradition. This year the train show will still be on display, but in a socially distant way. The garden will also feature a special outdoor exhibit called Glow. Joining us to tell us about it all is Lauren Turchio, vice president for Garden Experience. This segment is guest-hosted by Ilya Marritz.
WNYC Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Vanasco talks about what to do at home with kids as part of our ongoing series, "The Stay In." This segment is guest-hosted by Ilya Marritz.
The New York Public Library has launched a new slate of programming celebrating our great city, called “Roar for NYC.” Our Get Lit with All Of It book club is participating in this programing by choosing our December book from the library’s new list of “125 NYC Books We Love,” Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem. But there are so many other great books that made the library’s list. Lynn Lobash, assistant director of Reader Services at NYPL, joins us to discuss the list and take listener calls about their favorite New York book. This segment is guest-hosted by Ilya Marritz.
Ekwa Msangi makes her feature-length film debut as writer and director of "Farewell Amor." The film follows Walter and his family as they reunite in New York City after 17 years apart. Originally from Angola, Walter came to the US and became a taxi driver; his wife and daughter left Angola for Tanzania while awaiting their visas to the US. The film is being released via IFC on December 11. This segment is guest-hosted by Ilya Marritz.