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.
Science writer describes the backstory of her book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and discusses lessons learned from her research for it.
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.
Best-selling author tells Tavis why she takes the reader from Haiti to New Orleans in her new novel, Island Beneath the Sea.
Economics professor and author of Crisis Economics comments on the financial services industry’s fight against reform.
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 [...]
Father Fiction explains the fatherless generation and his coming to terms with his own experience.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author describes the value of good conversation and reads her poem “The World Has Changed.”
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.
Gospel music star talks about his new memoir, The Blueprint.