As the United States eases back from involvement in the Middle East, China’s influence and economic dependence there grows, author Vali Nasr recently told PBS NewsHour senior correspondent Margaret Warner in a web exclusive interview. Continue reading
Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal has published, “The Roberts Court,” out May 7. “The book presented another chance to dig into a subject and, of course, it was a subject that I love and an institution that I deeply respect,” she said.
If you grew up with pets or have one now, you understand the unconditional love humans can feel for their animals, and animals for their owners. If you haven’t experienced this type of bond firsthand, you’ve most likely witnessed the power of a human-pet connection through someone.
[ DUE TO RIGHTS RESTRICTIONS, VIDEO IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE ] PBS NewsHour senior correspondent Margaret Warner talks to Pulitzer Prize winning author Mark Mazzetti on his new book “The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and … Continue reading
A lot has happened to Kelly Oxford since we first spoke with her on Art Beat three years ago. She moved her family to Los Angeles, began writing pilots for major TV networks, penned a screenplay slated to be a movie, and published her first book, which is now a New York Times best-seller.
Author Nicco Mele writes about technology’s influence on politics in “The End of Big.” He sat down with PBS NewsHour political editor Christina Bellantoni. I’ve long been fascinated with the fact that technology can make the world a smaller place. … Continue reading
A poor young boy from an impoverished village comes to a sprawling, wild, sometimes violent city, where he makes and loses a fortune. This is the tale of “How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia,” set in an unnamed country very much like Pakistan, told in the form of a self-help book. Author Mohsin Hamid talks to Jeffrey Brown and reads an excerpt of his work.
In this interview, NewsHour correspondent Ray Suarez chats with Denise Kiernan, author of “The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II.” In the book, Kiernan tells the story of the women … Continue reading
“The Searchers” is, of course, the name of director John Ford’s famous 1956 Western starring John Wayne. But it’s also part of a much bigger American story, steeped in myth, told and re-told in different forms. It’s now at the heart of a new book titled “The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend.”
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor tells the story of her childhood growing up with a difficult mother, an alcoholic father and a deeply loving grandmother. Her new memoir, “My Beloved World,” gives an exceptionally personal portrait of the justice from … Continue reading