Yesterday, the movie Kung Fu Panda 2 opened, directed by Jennifer Yuh and starring the voices of Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, and Angelina Jolie. Tie-ins from Price Stern Sloan include Cathy Hapka’s Kung Fu Panda 2: Mystical Memories (978-0843198577) and Kung Fu Panda 2: Kaboom of Doom (978-0843198614); Katherine Noll’s Kung Fu Panda 2: Po & Ping's Recipe Storybook (978-0843198584); and Tracey West’s Kung Fu Panda 2: The Novel (978-0843198591).

On yesterday’s Leonard Lopate Show, Howard Wasdin talked about SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper (St. Martin's Press, 978-0312699451).

This morning, The View hosted Guy Fieri, whose latest is Guy Fieri Food: Cookin' It, Livin' It, Lovin' It (William Morrow Cookbooks, 978-0061894558).

Authors on today’s encore Leonard Lopate Show:

  • Global equity investor Vikram Mansharamani discussed Boombustology: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst (Wiley, 978-0470879467).
  • Novelist Andre Dubus III talked about his memoir, Townie (W. W. Norton, 978-0393064667).
  • Annia Ciezadlo, author of Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, and War (Free Press, 978-1416583936).
  • Katherine Leiner explained Growing Roots: The New Generation of Sustainable Farmers, Cooks, and Food Activists (Sunrise Lane Productions, 978-1603582889).

Tonight, Tavis Smiley meets with travel writer Paul Theroux, whose The Tao of Travel: Enlightenments from Lives on the Road (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 978-0547336916) pubbed last week.

Due to the nature of live programming, scheduling is subject to change.

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