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Fresh Air Weekend: Edward Noton; Best Books Of '19; 'Stranger Things' Star David Harbour


Added 12-07-19 12:06:03pm EST - “Norton discusses urban planning and "slow cooking" his new film, Motherless Brooklyn. Critic Maureen Corrigan offers her 2019 book picks. Harbour talks about living with bipolar disorder.” - Npr.org

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Edward Norton (shown here with co-star Gugu Mbatha-Raw) describes his Motherless Brooklyn character as a sad and lonely "street kid." Glen Wilson/Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

Edward Norton (shown here with co-star Gugu Mbatha-Raw) describes his Motherless Brooklyn character as a sad and lonely "street kid."

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

Edward Norton On Urban Planning And 'Slow Cooking' 'Motherless Brooklyn': Norton wrote, directed and starred in the film adaptation of Jonathan Lethem's novel. The movie centers on a detective with Tourette's syndrome who uncovers corruption in New York City.

Maureen Corrigan's Favorite Books Of 2019: Here Are 10 Unputdownable Reads: This year's list is a mix of literary fiction, true crime, memoirs and essays, from acclaimed authors as well as some brand new voices — and you won't be able to put any of them down.

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