Mitchell Jackson speaks with us about his novel "The Residue Years"; his memoir, "Survival Math"; and America in turmoil.
The former U.N. Ambassador on her journey from Irish immigrant to a seat of power; the inside backstory of her viral Aleppo speech; and how to shrink the change.
The winner of the 2019 National Book Award for Non-Fiction on how her mother instilled the power of words; on earning her nickname The Recorder; and on laughter.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist on his investigation into the “deep state,” and how he calculates risks and rewards.
Elin Hilderbrand and Jami Attenberg compare notes on writing and resilience on Nantucket and in New Orleans.
Please take a minute to hear Kevin Powers, Iraq war vet and author of The Yellow Birds, read an iconic Vietnam era poem from a fallen soldier.
Diane Rehm’s new book started as a documentary. Here’s a gripping preview of When My Time Comes – the movie -- from filmmakers Joe Fab, Diane Naughton & Co.
NPR treasure Diane Rehm wants to talk about life – the prime of it, and the end of it - in her latest book, When My Time Comes. Don’t worry – this episode contains an abundance of joy.
Jia Tolentino, the author of TRICK MIRROR, writes intricate sentences that turn into prescient paragraphs. After chewing on them, you get her entire glorious gist. She's a powerhouse thinker!
Super Host is a true joy! Rarely do I read a book that can make me laugh out loud and at the same time, gently grab at my heartstrings. This is that very special story.