The five authors of "Friends & Fiction" make a virtual appearance at the 2021 Nantucket Book Festival. Much merriment ensues.
Our discussion with a powerhouse panel of authors happened just hours after Juneteenth was signed into law as a national holiday.
"What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" is acclaimed as the greatest speech by one of the greatest orators in America's history. Listen to this 10 minute tour de force to understand why.
On April 21, 2021, WAMU's Diane Rehm interviewed Isabel Wilkerson, author of "Caste: The Origins of our Discontents" in a special edition of Diane Rehm's Book Club.
A grueling bike trip to their ancestral village in southeast Italy strengthens the bond between this father and son; helps prepare the son to be a father; and reveals a profile in courage from World War Two. A conversation with Rob Cocuzzo, author of "The Road To San Donato."
The author of "The End of Your Life Book Club" and "Books for Living" tells us, “I'm shut in, locked down, separated from humanity. Now is the perfect time to go back and finish …
Find out which writers on Ben Fountain's bookshelves can help us answer our most burning questions. Plus the backstory of Ben's latest "short fiction torn from today's headlines" on The Chronicles of Now.
Ruth Reichl has been writing about food for 50 years. So what's new after half a century? The pandemic. Here's what she has learned since March from her sanctuary in the kitchen...
The New Yorker's Evan Osnos discusses his new book about the President-elect. He thought his previous book, on China, would help us sleep better. Will this?
You could say that Crocker Snow Jr. has been writing his latest book, about the tiny island off the coast of Nantucket called Muskeget, ever since his father flew him there some 70 years ago.