Monthly Archives: May 2011

Crusades and Jihad

Coming up on the Catskill Review of Books, 28 May, 7 pm on 90.5 FM and streaming, Ian Williams talks to Tom Asbridge about his book “The Crusades” looking at the real Richard the Lionheart and Saladin, and checking whether … Continue reading

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Quiet Chaos for the end of the World Day!

Saturday, 21 May at 7:00 pm Ian talks to Internationally acclaimed Italian author Sandro Veronesi about his novel. Quiet Chaos newly translated into English And later, Mark Kurlansky, on a “World without Fish,” and Thomas Asbridge on “The Crusades,” China … Continue reading

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Gushing about BP!

7 pm Saturday 14th May archived on Ian talks to the Washington Post’s Joel Achenbach about his book The Hole At the Bottom of the Sea: The Race to Kill the BP Oil Gusher, just over a year after … Continue reading

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Bringing a High Note to the Catskills

7 pm Saturday 7 May, on WJFF’s Catskill Review of Books, on 90.5 FM and streaming this week Ian Williams talks to CNBC anchor Trish Regan about her book Joint Ventures: Inside America’s Almost Legal Marijuana Industry. Legalize it? … Continue reading

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