Tag: Books
clarence-jones-2011-01-17
Interview
Airdate: January 17, 2011

Speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and author of Behind the Dream explains why Dr. King’s “Dream” speech served as a beacon light that revealed who King was.

graham-nash-2011-01-14
Interview
Airdate: January 14, 2011

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and accomplished photographer explains how he marries his love of music with his love of images.

roseanne-barr-2011-01-13
Interview
Airdate: January 13, 2011

Emmy winner and best-selling author explains why she feels that the poor have essentially bailed out the rich in the U.S.

siddhartha-mukherjee-2011-01-13
Interview
Airdate: January 13, 2011

Leading cancer physician dissects the history of cancer, which he calls ‘the defining disease of our generation.’

isabel-wilkerson-2010-12-23
Interview
Airdate: December 23, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist discusses the legacy of the Great Migration of African Americans, which she writes about in her book The Warmth of Other Suns.

rebecca-skloot-2010-12-23
Interview
Airdate: December 23, 2010

Science writer discusses lessons learned from research for her book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

wendell-potter-2010-12-22
Interview
Airdate: December 22, 2010

Corporate watchdog and Deadly Spin author discusses his struggle with his whistleblower status and describes the post-healthcare-reform industry spin.

Interview
Airdate: December 21, 2010

Rock icon discusses marrying her poetry with music and her critically acclaimed memoir about her early days in New York City.

nassim-taleb-2010-12-20
Interview
Airdate: December 20, 2010

Former derivatives trader explains why he wanted his latest text to serve as a diatribe against modernity.

robert-putnam-2010-12-20
Interview
Airdate: December 20, 2010

Harvard public policy professor and co-author of American Grace discusses the changes in religious tolerance in the U.S. over the last 50 years.