Humor & Race (2009)

  • by Lalo Alcaraz, Christian Lander, Larry Wilmore
  • Narrated by Tod Goldberg
  • 0 hrs and 58 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.Tod Goldberg is the author of several novels including Burn Notice: The Fix and Living Dead Girl, a finalist for the 2002 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His short story collection Simplify was the winner of the Other Voices Short Story Collection Prize.Stuff White People Like. He is a PhD dropout who was the 2006 public speaking instructor of the year at Indiana University. Lander currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife.Larry Wilmore is the senior correspondent to The Daily Show. He has been a TV producer, actor, comedian, and writer for more than 30 years. Wilmore is the author of I'd Rather We Got Casinos: And Other Black Thoughts.

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A great listen! These guys are funny and entertain

If you could sum up Humor & Race (2009) in three words, what would they be?

They make we want to read their work.


What was the most compelling aspect of this narrative?

Since this is a taping of a conversation this question doesn't apply, Give it a listen and you'll enjoy, I'm sure of it.


Have you listened to any of Tod Goldberg’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Any and all of them, he's hilarious! He should host more of the conversations at the Festival of Books. I wish his work was available on audtiobooks.


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The conbination of the authors is excellent, they interact off each other well.


Any additional comments?

I am going to find these authors in other media and keep watching for them on audtiobooks. Bring them back!

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- Jan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-22-2009
  • Publisher: Los Angeles Times