Book Talk

Premiere DateFeb 18, 2012
00:00 Book Talk Intro Kory French
02:41 52nd Street Theme Bud Powell
11:56 Excerpt from Sleepless Nights Elizabeth Hardwick
19:30 Billie Holiday Warpaint
26:05 Excerpt from A Sunday Kind of Love Tom Wolfe
33:50 Doughnut Ornette Coleman
36:35 Excerpt from Here Is New York E.B. White
48:20 New York, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down LCD Soundsystem
53:51 Finish

Subject – Writing New York

Some of the greatest American literature centers on place. This week on Book Talk, I celebrate the great writing inspired by New York City. Excerpts include: Elizabeth Hardwick, Tom Wolfe and E.B. White.

Elizabeth Hardwick

Billie Holiday

Tom Wolfe

E.B. White


Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit…