About Elizabeth @lizflock
Elizabeth Flock is a reporter and producer for the NewsHour. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Elizabeth’s Recent Stories
Arts Oct 09‘Why not write the biography of a wolf?’ and more advice from author Nate Blakeslee
Author Nate Blakeslee says it took may years for his book "American Wolf" to come together. But then, "The idea hit me: Why not tell the saga of the battle over the West’s most iconic animal by following the life…
Arts Oct 08Listen to the opening of ‘American Wolf’
As "American Wolf" begins, O-Six and her pack are hunting an elk "down the side of a steep snow-covered butte under a sky close and gray," author Nate Blakeslee writes.
Arts Oct 02Discussion questions for ‘American Wolf’
"American Wolf" by journalist Nate Blakeslee tells the tale of Yellowstone alpha female O-Six, who came to be known as the "most famous wolf in the world."…
Arts Oct 01The October pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club is ‘American Wolf’
“American Wolf" tells the story of the rise and rule of O-Six, a Yellowstone alpha female who came to be known as the "most famous wolf in the world."…
Arts Sep 195 forgotten books about geography and place to read now
Best-selling author Robert Kaplan, whose "Earning the Rockies" is the September pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, shares five of his favorite writers whose books provide a rich sense of place.
Arts Sep 13An annotated page from Robert Kaplan’s ‘Earning the Rockies’
To really earn the sight of the Rockies and comprehend what those mountains mean, Robert Kaplan writes that you have to drive for days across the prairie and the Great Plains. Flying there in an hour or two won't cut…
Arts Sep 10Write ‘what is absolutely true in your eyes,’ says best-selling author Robert Kaplan
Robert D. Kaplan, author of our September pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, describes the journey that inspired him, why everyone should read "The Federalist Papers," and why the number of copies of books he sells is…
Arts Sep 04Discussion questions for ‘Earning the Rockies’
"Earning the Rockies" is our September pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, “Now Read This."…
Arts Aug 28The September pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club is ‘Earning the Rockies’
"Earning the Rockies" is a mix of road trip, memoir, history and political analysis by Robert D. Kaplan, a geopolitical thinker and bestselling author of 18 books on foreign affairs and travel.
Arts Aug 17An annotated page from ‘What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky’
Lesley Nneka Arimah annotates a page of "Glory," explaining where she got the opening scene, how she sees Glory, and the challenge of writing unlikeable characters.