CLBR #328: Patrick McGilligan author of Funny Man – Mel Brooks

Patrick McGilligan, Author of Funny Man – Mel Brooks LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Patrick McGilligan’s Funny Man: Mel Brooks tells the story of Mel Brooks, the legendary comic, writer, director and producer of TV shows such as Get Smart, movies such as Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein and plays such… Read More CLBR #328: Patrick McGilligan author of Funny Man – Mel Brooks

Epilogue: Big Pharma Starts to Pay the Price for its Role in Opioid Crisis

While CLBR remains on hiatus, we do like to provide updates on stories that we covered over the years.  Last fall we spoke with Beth Macy, author of “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America” – which was a groundbreaking work on the origins and impact of the opioid crisis. This week, an Oklahoma judge… Read More Epilogue: Big Pharma Starts to Pay the Price for its Role in Opioid Crisis

CLBR #327: Alissa Quart, Author of Squeezed – Why Our Families Can’t Afford America

Alissa Quart, Author of Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher We are belatedly posting the final segment from our Miami Book Fair author’s series with my discussion taped this fall with Alissa Quart, author of Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America.  Nearly a… Read More CLBR #327: Alissa Quart, Author of Squeezed – Why Our Families Can’t Afford America

CLBR #325: Pam Kelley, Author of Money Rock: A Family’s Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the New South

Money Rock: A Family’s Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the New South Pam Kelley LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher We continue our Miami Book Fair author’s series with my discussion taped this fall with Pam Kelley, author of Money Rock: A Family’s Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition… Read More CLBR #325: Pam Kelley, Author of Money Rock: A Family’s Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the New South

CLBR #322: Michael Beschloss on Presidents and War

Famed Historian Michael Beschloss Presidents of War LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher We continue our 2018 Miami Book Fair series with award-winning Presidential historian Michael Beschloss and his new book “Presidents of War.” Presidents of War focuses on President Jefferson who avoided war and believed I think one war enough for… Read More CLBR #322: Michael Beschloss on Presidents and War