Tag: Books
Interview
Airdate: May 17, 2010

Actor-comedian describes how he pulled himself out of his midlife crisis and talks about the 20th anniversary of In Living Color, turning 50, being a grandparent and writing female characters—which he does in his debut novel.

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Interview
Airdate: May 14, 2010

Science writer describes the backstory of her book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and discusses lessons learned from her research for it.

Interview
Airdate: May 13, 2010

Grier shares stories from her new memoir, Foxy: My Life in Three Acts, including her transition from singing to acting and how she gained the confidence to be successful.

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Interview
Airdate: May 12, 2010

Best-selling author tells Tavis why she takes the reader from Haiti to New Orleans in her new novel, Island Beneath the Sea.

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Interview
Airdate: May 12, 2010

Economics professor and author of Crisis Economics comments on the financial services industry’s fight against reform.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
May 11th, 2010

Despite an ongoing and fruitful debate about the significance of American poetry in “the nation’s civic, democratic, political, and public life,” the literary art form remains an important part our show at least. During a recent appearance, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker read a poem for Tavis — “The World Has Changed.” So we thought [...]

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Interview
Airdate: May 10, 2010

Father Fiction explains the fatherless generation and his coming to terms with his own experience.

Interview
Airdate: May 6, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-winning author describes the value of good conversation and reads her poem “The World Has Changed.”

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Interview
Airdate: May 5, 2010

Journalist, and one of the contributors to the book Landmark, explains some of the behind-the-scenes wrangling that resulted in the passage of healthcare legislation.

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Interview
Airdate: May 3, 2010

Gospel music star talks about his new memoir, The Blueprint.

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