Tag: Books
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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 10th, 2011

When The Wall Street Journal slapped the “Why Chinese Mother’s are Superior” headline on an excerpt of Amy Chua’s book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, it sparked a national controversy about parenting that took Chua by surprise. The problem with the subsequent controversy and hate mail that the Yale Law professor received is that [...]

gideon-rachman-2011-02-09
Interview
Airdate: February 9, 2011

Financial Times chief foreign affairs commentator discusses his new book and why what happens in Egypt matters throughout the rest of the world.

lawrence-goldstone-2011-02-08
Interview
Airdate: February 8, 2011

Historian discusses his book, Inherently Unequal, and challenges the theory that the U.S. Supreme Court is an apolitical body.

gary-shapiro-2011-02-03
Interview
Airdate: February 3, 2011

Consumer Electronics Association president-CEO argues against overtaxing innovators and creating policies that discourage creative businesses from operating in the U.S.

atul-gawande-2011-02-02
Interview
Airdate: February 2, 2011

Surgeon and author of The Checklist Manifesto explains how coping with complexity has become the biggest 21st-century struggle.

paul-clemens-2011-01-26
Interview
Airdate: January 26, 2011

Detroit native talks about his new book, Punching Out: One Year in a Closing Auto Plant, and blue collar decline in America.

kim-edwards-2011-01-25
Interview
Airdate: January 25, 2011

Author of the best seller The Memory Keeper’s Daughter discusses her new novel and the mysterious process of writing.

peter-bergen-2011-01-25
Interview
Airdate: January 25, 2011

National security analyst and The Longest War author discusses the lack of fallout following the announcement that the U.S. will remain in Afghanistan through 2014.

douglas-brinkley-2011-01-24
Interview
Airdate: January 24, 2011

Presidential historian discusses his latest text and describes the similarities between Presidents Obama and Reagan.

rubin-carter-2011-01-21
Interview
Airdate: January 21, 2011

Former boxing champ talks about his current work to help prisoners who have been falsely convicted.