Tag: Books
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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
July 15th, 2010

I really enjoyed talking with Tavis today on the show. When you only have ten minutes to explain things as complicated as the oceans, over-fishing and fish-farming, you always kick yourself after the fact. “Tavis, I meant Atlantic bluefin tuna,” you say. Or, “Tavis, you can have the salmon–but Alaska wild salmon is better for [...]

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Interview
Airdate: July 15, 2010

Award-winning writer talks about his latest book, Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food<.em>.

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Interview
Airdate: July 13, 2010

Head coach of the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints shares how he gets his players beyond distractions and to buy into the vision that ‘it’s not just about football.’

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Interview
Airdate: July 6, 2010

Best-selling author of The Big Switch talks about his latest—The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains.

Interview
Airdate: July 5, 2010

50 Million Pound Challenge founder talks about his new book and his efforts to combat rising obesity rates in the U.S.

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Interview
Airdate: June 30, 2010

Zappos CEO talks about getting people to buy into his unique vision for corporate culture, which he details in his first book.

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Interview
Airdate: June 29, 2010

Best-selling novelist discusses his controversial novel Less Than Zero and how he updates it, 25 years later, with his newest, Imperial Bedrooms.

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Interview
Airdate: June 28, 2010

Colorblind author weighs in on the ongoing debates over the ideas of a post-racial America and solving racial tension by not talking so much about it.

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Interview
Airdate: June 24, 2010

Renowned geneticist and anthropologist describes his work as director of National Geographic‘s Genographic Project.

Interview
Airdate: June 23, 2010

Oscar-winning actor explains his reverse Cinderella story and the challenges for African American actors; he also talks about his new memoir.