Tag: Books
larry-flynt-2011-04-22
Interview
Airdate: April 22, 2011

Controversial publisher discusses his commitment to free speech and reveals some of what he learned in the research for his new book, One Nation Under Sex.

larryflynt_rs
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 22nd, 2011

How do you write about the sex lives of past presidents without being salacious? If you’re controversial publisher Larry Flynt, you co-write a book with history professor David Eisenbach and call it One Nation Under Sex. “I knew nobody would want to read a history book written by a pornographer, so I was just covering [...]

augustus-white-2011-04-21
Interview
Airdate: April 21, 2011

Pioneering surgeon talks about his memoir, which offers insight into how unconscious stereotyping influences doctor-patient interactions, diagnosis and treatment.

ashley-judd-2011-04-19
Interview
Airdate: April 19, 2011

Actress reflects on the risk in combining her occupation with her activism and comments on whether she remains hopeful, given all that she’s seen in her humanitarian work.

william-cohan-2011-04-18
Interview
Airdate: April 18, 2011

Award-winning investigative reporter and former investment banker assesses the impact of S&P’s downgrading its credit outlook for the U.S. and discusses Goldman Sachs.

peter-guber-2011-04-15
Interview
Airdate: April 15, 2011

Entertainment exec explains the concept of his book on success, Tell to Win.

sarah-vowell-2011-04-15
Interview
Airdate: April 15, 2011

Unfamiliar Fishes author discusses the annexations of Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Guam and explains why the summer of 1898 is when the U.S. really became a superpower.

rebecca-skloot-2011-04-14
Interview
Airdate: April 14, 2011

Author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks describes the reaction to her book, which remains on the NYT best-seller list.

deval-patrick-2011-04-13
Interview
Airdate: April 13, 2011

Massachusetts governor comments on President Obama’s speech on his deficit reduction plan, explains how the budget battle is impacting the states and talks about his new memoir.

joseph-lelyveld-2011-04-12
Interview
Airdate: April 12, 2011

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer discusses his controversial new biography Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India.