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In this week’s episode of The New Yorker Radio Hour, we hear two conversations from the newest New Yorker Festival. Dave Grohl, whose new memoir is “The Storyteller,” shares tales from his life earlier than and after Nirvana, and explains how he fashioned his personal band, the Foo Fighters. Then Aimee Mann talks with Atul Gawande about singing, songwriting, and human wants amid the pandemic. She additionally performs a tune from her newest album, “Queens of the Summer Hotel.”
Dave Grohl’s Tales of Life and Music
In dialog with the workers author Kelefa Sanneh, the Foo Fighters entrance man, whose new memoir is “The Storyteller,” shares tales from his life earlier than and after Nirvana.
Aimee Mann Live, with Atul Gawande
The singer-songwriter discusses and performs songs from her new album, which was impressed partly by the best-selling memoir “Girl, Interrupted.”
The New Yorker Radio Hour is a co-production of WNYC Studios and The New Yorker.