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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

  • "Harry Clarke"
  • Saturday, December 15 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, December 16 - 7:00am
  • Monday, December 17 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • Jeff Daniels in "Blackbird"
  • Monday, December 17 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, December 22 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, December 23 - 7:00am
  • Monday, December 24 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • Holiday Critics 2016
  • Monday, December 24 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, December 29 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, December 30 - 7:00am
  • Monday, December 31 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  •  "Indecent" and "Come From Away"
  • Monday, December 31 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, January 5 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, January 6 - 7:00am
  • Monday, January 7 - 7:30am, 1:30pm