The acclaimed filmmaker shares his memories from three decades as a basketball fan.
Doris Kearns Goodwin discusses her love of history and baseball and the confluence of the two in her book Wait Till Next Year: A Memoir
The bestselling Philadelphia author discusses her beat-the-clock courtroom thriller.
Cornel West discusses Race Matters in this 1997 recording from our archive.
James Carroll discusses in his first non-fiction book his experience of being an anti-war priest in the 60s.
The novelist discusses the sixth book in his Albany Cycle.
The much-admired author chronicles the intersections between her personal memoirs and national history, from fifty years of presidents to her post as the head of the Washington Post .
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gary Wills speaks about John Wayne's lasting iconic power.
The author of the bestselling book, Moo , leads a discussion on the consciousness, culture and implications of serious novel writing.
From the Booker Prize-winning Irish novelist is the story of a woman emerging from an abusive marriage, which the San Fransisco Chronicle called "a tale where the sadness and despair are redeemed because they are never denied."
In an interview with Radio Times host Barbara Bogaev, Eco discusses his lyrical tale of a dreamer in search of meaning.
The celebrated Nobel Prize-winner is interviewed by Wendy Steiner.
The great expatriate chronicler discusses his imaginary memoir of alternate decisions.
The political historian talks about her Pultizer Prize-winning biography of Franklin and Eleanore Roosevelt.
An acclaimed mystery writer, Walter Mosley explains the importance of giving back in the black community.
The acclaimed writer discusses her origins and the power of stories.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author discusses her fictionalized autobiography of Daisy Goodwill Flett, an unconventional everywoman.
Gates discusses his collaboration with Cornel West on the growing chasm in the black community between the elite and the underclass.
The Chilean novelist discusses love, literature, and the role of the writer in search of truth.
Lightfoot discusses her use of "human archaeology" to reveal the lives of six African American achievers.