April 24th, 2009
Episode 84 of 396 episodes
This week on the Breakfasters, Sam’s seat was expertly warmed by the sometimes fake-faster John Origlasso in a week full of literacy and politics!The team spoke to Eric Beecher about his new book "The Best Political Writing 09” and were given a history lesson on Victoria’s literary world by Steve Grimwade who is curating the State Library exhibition called “The Independent Type”.British author and philosopher Alain De Botton took a pit-stop on his whirlwind media tour to discuss his new book “The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work”. And we start the whole thing off with Lou Swinn talking about – what else, but Books!
Jessica Helfand and Michael Bierut explore how design works within complex organizations to shape decisions, ideas, products, and more. Guests include clients from many industries and designers in many fields. Recorded at the Yale School of Management.