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Three Female Authors

          

During the last 12 months or more, it has been so hard to not do a show with some kind of reference to Trump. For this edition of Life Elsewhere, we are taking a break from another search for a clever, witty take on the absurdity that is Trump, instead, we present three female authors with three must-read books. As the Women’s March(s) get underway and the #mMeToo movement brings much-needed attention to how women are treated in this country, there are other parts of the world women live in repressive and segregated societies. Author and journalist, Katherine Zoepf takes us into the minds of young Arab women in her book, Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab WorldA woman’s place is highlighted in Karen Stabiner’s Generation Chef a captivating page-turner about the first year. at a young chef’s first restaurant. And, the current dialogue on women’s equality in the workplace should be noted when you listen to listen Dava Sobel talk about her recent book, The Glass Universe – How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars

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Show #256

A Fly On The Wall

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Generation Chef by Karen Stabiner is a captivating page-turner about the first year at a young chef’s first restaurant. Stabiner researched her story like a fly-on-the-wall in Jonah Miller’s New York kitchen. The result is a tale full of gripping details that reads like a novel. The author chronicles restaurant culture across the United States over the past decades, the growing, intense financial pressures, the overcrowded field, and the impact of social media, which can dictate who thrives, who survives, and who crashes and burns. Karen Stabiner joins us for the next edition of Life Elsewhere to talk with Norman B about her new book, Generation Chef – Risking It All For A New American Dream.

Also in the program, we are very pleased to bring you the latest single from Spartan Jet Plex. The talented musician behind the odd-sounding name is Nancy Kells, and we believe she deserves your attention. Plus, Russian blogger, Sergey Armeyskov shares his opinion on how Russians view the US Presidential election, Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton. Make sure you don’t miss the next edition of Life Elsewhere.

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