On the latest edition of Life Elsewhere four creative guests share their brilliant ideas for Christmas gifts. Robert Newman, highly regarded Creative Director who has steered the look of The Village Voice, Details, New York, Real Simple and more, offers his intriguing list, including two books designed specifically for children. Popular Los Angeles based author Mark Haskell-Smith comes up with an entertaining and witty selection. Long-time journalist and co-founding editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books, Laurie Winer concentrates on must-have books about food and cooking. Pre-eminent Creative Director, Robert Priest who has skillfully guided the design of major publications such as Newsweek, Reuters and Oprah Magazine presents a cerebral selection that is as fascinating as it is insightful. All this plus, a special Christmas Hit That Never Was. Links to all the books featured on Life Elsewhere can be found here. Download the Podcast here. Go to the WMNF archives here.
Tag Archives: Los Angeles
Life Elsewhere, the top-rated radio show on Arts, Media and Culture, presents the perfect Christmas gift solution…books! On the next edition of Life Elsewhere four brilliant creative minds will offer their smart, entertaining and fascinating ideas on what books to buy and ask for this Christmas. Los Angeles based author, Mark Haskell-Smith, who’s new book Raw, A Love Story (which should be on everyone’s list), offers his witty ideas. Robert Newman, the highly regarded creative director of The Village Voice, Details, New York, Real Simple and many more, gives his well-considered suggestions. Food writer and blogger, Laurie Winer will enthrall not just foodies with her noteworthy gastronomic list. We will also hear an engaging list of book suggestions from pre-eminent New York creative director, Robert Priest who has skillfully guided the design of major publications such as Newsweek, Reuters and Oprah Magazine, and with his partner Grace Lee has just launched a new publication about soccer called Eight by Eight.