Alison Stewart, Thomas Gratton And Craig Foster discussed on All of It


This is all of it on W N Y C. I'm Alison Stewart. Thank you for sharing part of your day with me. Here are some of the stories team. All of it is working on this week tomorrow. A new novel called The Recent East tells the story of a mother and her two teenage Children who moved from upstate New York to East Germany shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall and reclaim their families abandoned home. We'll speak with author Thomas Gratton, publisher's weekly called the recent East a striking and surprising debut at turns Funny and frightening. This is a moving member of the portrait of a family and a town in turmoil. Really good. I just finished it last night and coming up next week. The documentary My Octopus teacher captures the fascinating relationship between nature filmmaker Craig Foster and an octopus he tracks and be friends in Cape Town, South Africa Director Pippa Ellrich. Rich Arctic joins us to discuss the film, which has been nominated for an Academy Award for best documentary feature. Plus, We'll speak with author Caitlin Greenidge about her highly anticipated debut. Excuse Me second novel, Liberty Setting Reconstruction era Brooklyn. The novel is inspired by the true story of Susan Smith McKinney Stuart, the first black woman to become a doctor in New York and her daughter, Anna McKinney. That is all in the future. But right now we invite you to be present in this moment for our daily 62nd meditation called. I need a minute with everything going on in the world. If you just need a minute would encourage you to take one for

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