Local author David Gillham talks with Mark Perzel about his bestselling novel, City of Women, based in World War II Berlin, and now out in paperback.
Mark Perzel learns the story of Italian cycling superstar Gino Bartali, the man who not only won the Tour de France in 1938 and 1948, but to this day holds the record for longest time span between victories. It also shares the story of how his secret efforts helped save Jews in Italy during World War II. Aili & Andres McConnon discuss their book Road to Valor: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation which recounts Bartali’s inspirational life.
There’s never a shortage of runs and other athletic events around town. On this edition of The Front Row with Betsy Ross, you will hear about the upcoming Hyde Park Blast from organizer Cheryl Koopman; and October’s TQL Urban Race from Jo Wehage.
With our economy so tied to the world economy, it’s time to check in with our international investing expert, Madelon Matlock, from Boston-based Pioneer Investments on this week’s On the Money with Chris DeSimio.
The Week in Review with Jay Hanselman: