Former President Jimmy Carter speaks with Ray Suarez about his new book “White House Diary,” written from the daily journal that he kept as president. Continue reading
“I’ve been riding a bike, in New York mainly, for almost 30 years, just as a way of getting around, starting off just getting around downtown to the clubs, art galleries, dinner with friends,” says musician, artist and culture connisseur David Byrne. His journeys — and the “life of the mind” therein — have been chronicled on his online journal for years and more recently in a new book called “‘The Bicycle Diaries.”
A new book by writer Francine Prose called “Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife” asks how much we really know about Frank and her famous work, and wonders what more the talented young writer could have produced if she had not died in a concentration camp as a teenager.