Filter by

Northshire Bookstore

Videos

Sorted by Most Recent Airing
Showing 1 - 16 of 16
  • Judith Schwartz Discusses emWater in Plain Sightem
    Last Aired

    Water in Plain Sight

    Judith Schwartz talked about her book Water in Plain Sight: Hope for a Thirsty World, in which she examines the world’s water supply and efforts to restore water systems around the globe.…

    1,250 views
  • emBand of Giantsem
    Last Aired

    Band of Giants

    Jack Kelly talked about his book, Band of Giants: the Amateur Soldiers Who won America’s independence, about the lack of military experience that marked the Continental Army. In his book, the…

    307 views
  • emInto Dust and Fireem
    Last Aired

    Into Dust and Fire

    Rachel Cox recounted the decision by five men, including her Uncle Rob Cox, to leave their Ivy League schools and join the British Army in the spring of 1941, six months prior to Pearl Harbor and…

    819 views
  • emAmerican Phoenixem
    Last Aired

    American Phoenix

    Sarah Kilborne talked about her book American Phoenix: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, A Man Who Turned Disaster Into Destiny, in which she recounted the business acumen of her…

    627 views
  • emBenedict Arnolds Navyem
    Last Aired

    Benedict Arnold's Navy

    Mr. Nelson talked about his book Benedict Arnold’s Navy: The Ragtag Fleet that Lost the Battle of Lake Champlain but Won the American Revolution, published by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press. In…

    514 views
  • emThe New Feminist Agendaem
    Last Aired

    The New Feminist Agenda

    Former Vermont Governor Madeleine Kunin presented her thoughts on the current state of gender politics in America with a focus on professional careers and employment. She said that women have…

    228 views
  • emThe Road to Woodstockem
    Last Aired

    The Road to Woodstock

    Michael Lang talked about his memoir The Road to Woodstock: From the Man Behind the Legendary Festival (Ecco; June 30, 2009). A co-founder of the Woodstock Music Festival, he recounts the…

    664 views
  • emThe Unwanted Sound of Everything We Wantem
    Last Aired

    The Unwanted Sound of Everything We Want

    The author examined the willingness of people to legally fight to maintain the “noise” that is precious to them. He also examined sound-related environmental protection, like the banning of…

    193 views
  • emA Passion for Marsem
    Last Aired

    A Passion for Mars

    Andrew Chaikin talked about his book, A Passion for Mars: Intrepid Explorers of the Red Planet, published by Abrams. He talked about the history of Mars exploration starting with the end of the 19th century…

    144 views
  • emPaul Wellstone The Life of a Passionate Progressiveem
    Last Aired

    Paul Wellstone: The Life of a Passionate Progressive

    Bill Lofy spoke about his book Paul Wellstone: The Life of a Passionate Progressive, published by the University of Michigan Press. In his book, the author chronicles the life of…

    104 views
  • emAmerican Radical The Life and Times of IF Stoneem
    Last Aired

    American Radical: The Life and Times of I.F. Stone

    D.D. Guttenplan talked about his book American Radical: The Life and Times of I.F. Stone (Farrar, Straus and Giroux; May 26, 2009). In his book Mr. Guttenplan recounts the life of journalist I.F.…

    531 views
  • emA Passion for Marsem
    Last Aired

    A Passion for Mars

    Andrew Chaikin was interviewed about his book, A Passion for Mars: Intrepid Explorers of the Red Planet, published by Abrams. In his book Mr. Chaikin provides a history of Mars exploration…

    61 views
  • emEscape from the Deepem
    Last Aired

    Escape from the Deep

    Book TV Bus - Alex Kershaw, “Escape from the Deep: A Legendary Submarine and Her Courageous Crew” Author: Alex Kershaw About the Program The author discusses the story of the six hours in…

    52 views
  • emMark Twain  A Lifeem
    Last Aired

    Mark Twain: A Life

    Ron Powers talked about his book Mark Twain: A Life, published by Free Press. In his book the Pulitzer Prize and Emmy Award-winning author chronicled the life of one of America’s most…

    289 views
  • Northshire Poetry Reading
    Last Aired

    Northshire Poetry Reading

    A poetry reading, one of several held around the country, was organized as an alternative to a postponed White House poetry symposium on the works of Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes and…

    248 views
  • emHappy Hours Alcohol in a Womans Lifeem
    Last Aired

    Happy Hours: Alcohol in a Woman's Life

    Ms. Jersild talked about her book Happy Hours: Alcohol in a Woman’s Life, published by Cliff Street Books. Inspired by her own sister’s battle with alcoholism, Ms. Jersild combined research from…

    153 views