Tag: Books
stacy-schiff-2010-11-18
Interview
Airdate: November 18, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-winning author de-bunks some common myths about Cleopatra’s ethnicity, physical appearance and death.

apolo-ohno-2010-11-18
Interview
Airdate: November 18, 2010

Olympic speed skating champion talks about his new book, describes what it was like growing up the son of a Japanese immigrant and addresses what’s next in his skating career.

rainn-wilson-2010-11-17
Interview
Airdate: November 17, 2010

Emmy-nominated actor discusses growing up as a geek, playing offbeat characters, being a man of faith and how he got his unique name.

iyanla-vanzant-2010-11-15
Interview
Airdate: November 15, 2010

Motivational speaker shares the painful stories of losing her daughter to a rare form of colon cancer and her grandmother’s mental illness.

rebecca-costa-2010-11-12
Interview
Airdate: November 12, 2010

Former Silicon Valley CEO and author of the much-talked-about new book The Watchman’s Rattle shares what happens when humans reach their cognitive thresholds.

matt-taibbi-2010-11-11
Interview
Airdate: November 11, 2010

Rolling Stone contributing editor and Griftopia author demystifies the inner workings of Wall Street and critiques why the U.S. should not have bailed out big banks.

george-dohrmann-2010-11-09
Interview
Airdate: November 9, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-winning sports writer explains why he feels the world of youth basketball is an exploitative and lawless society.

andrew-young-2010-11-09
Interview
Airdate: November 9, 2010

Former U.N. ambassador comments on the impact of the current state of U.S. politics on global economic decisions.

edwidge-danticat-2010-11-01
Interview
Airdate: November 1, 2010

Award-winning Haitian American writer, author of Create Dangerously, explains why art is both a luxury and a necessity.

ingrid-betancourt-2010-10-28
Interview
Airdate: October 28, 2010

Former Colombian presidential candidate who was held in captivity describes the future she wants for her country.