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This edition: Ethan Mordden, author of "The Guest List: How Manhattan Defined American Sophistication-From the Algonquin Round Table to Truman Capote's Ball"

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 29, 2010.

First aired: December 18, 2010.

The prolific writer/historian Ethan Mordden discusses his new book The Guest List: How Manhattan Defined American Sophistication. From the Algonquin Round Table to Truman Capote's Ball, in which he chronicles how Manhattan served as a beacon of sophistication from the 1920s to the 1960s, incurring the rest of the country's fascination laced with disdain.

Guest List

  • The New Stars of "Hamilton"
  • Saturday, January 27 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, January 28 - 7:00am
  • Monday, January 29 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • Elaine Stritch's 88th Birthday Bash
  • Monday, January 29 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, February 3 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, February 4 - 7:00am
  • Monday, February 5 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • Spring Season Preview
  • Monday, February 5 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, February 10 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, February 11 - 7:00am
  • Monday, February 12 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • tba
  • Monday, February 12 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, February 17 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, February 18 - 7:00am
  • Monday, February 19 - 7:30am, 1:30pm