Tag: Books
December 22nd, 2011

I’m always fascinated by old magazines, particularly where the cover art is concerned. Nowadays, convention dictates that mass-market consumer magazine covers must be adorned with celebrities to sell on newsstands; but back in the golden age of magazines, this wasn’t the case. Man’s Life was a men’s adventure magazine specializing in stories of daring escapes [...]

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Interview
Airdate: December 20, 2011

The author of Brothers (& Me) discusses death and loss and explains what led her to write a memoir about the violent death of her brother.

November 27th, 2011

I love cooking, and all things food-related, but I have a hard time with recipe books. Mostly because I have a hard time following recipes, but also because it’s hard to find a really really good one. A book came across my desk recently, however, that got me excited about recipes again, and that is [...]

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Interview
Airdate: November 30, 2011

In part 1 of a two-part conversation, the pioneering singer, actor, activist and author of My Song: A Memoir discusses McCarthyism, Communism and the price he pays for being a man of conscience.

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Interview
Airdate: December 1, 2011

The Tony- and Emmy-winning singer, actor, activist and author of the memoir My Song continues his conversation with Tavis and discusses faith, spirituality, war and peace.

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Interview
Airdate: November 29, 2011

The author of No Fear: A Whistleblower’s Triumph Over Corruption and Retaliation at the EPA shares the story of what she calls “one of the darkest days at the EPA.”

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
November 21st, 2011

Author Tom Fields-Meyer writes: “People expect a book about autism to be depressing, but ours is anything but a sob story. Instead of trying to “fix” Ezra I learned to appreciate and applaud his distinctive qualities.” Read an excerpt from his book and join the discussion.

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Interview
Airdate: November 22, 2011

The SUCCESS magazine publisher and author of The Compound Effect describes how to change the trajectory of our lives and shares the story of the “magic penny.”

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Interview
Airdate: November 21, 2011

The CSI: NY star discusses his cancer diagnosis and how it inspired his new book The Wealth Cure: Putting Money in Its Place.

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Interview
Airdate: November 15, 2011

Waldman discusses her debut novel The Submission, which is receiving rave reviews, and shares why she feels fiction is the best place to deal with post-9/11 perceptions of Muslims.