Monthly Archives: February 2011

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Brotherhood?

Saturday 19th Feb, 2:30 In this week’s Catskill Review of Books from WJFF, Ian Williams talked to Alison Pargeter about her book “The Muslim Brotherhood: the Burden of Tradition.” Alison Pargeter has been studying the Muslim Brothers for some years. … Continue reading

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Dolen Perkins-Valdez on “Wench”

This week’s Catskill Review of Books features Dolen Perkins-Valdez, in conversation with Ian Williams about her novel Wench, a thoughtful, considered look at relationships between slave women and their masters before the Civil, based on her discovery that Wilberforce University … Continue reading

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The Business of Spirits

This week’s Catskill Review of Books, 2:30 Saturday becomes the Catskill Review of Booze as Ian Williams talks to Noah Rothbaum, author of the Business of Spirits: How Savvy Marketers, Innovative Distillers, and Entrepreneurs Changed How We Drink. streaming on … Continue reading

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