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  • 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.

  • Paul Theroux | My Other Life

    • Recorded Oct 2, 1996

    The great expatriate chronicler discusses his imaginary memoir of alternate decisions.

  • Doris Kearns Goodwin | No Ordinary Time

    • Recorded Sep 12, 1996

    The political historian talks about her Pultizer Prize-winning biography of Franklin and Eleanore Roosevelt.

  • Walter Mosley | The Black Hero

    • Recorded Jun 26, 1996

    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.

  • Carol Shields | The Stone Diaries

    • Recorded May 21, 1996

    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.

  • Isabel Allende | Women and Literature

    • Recorded Mar 14, 1996

    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.

  • Jules Feiffer | Political Cartoon Panel

    • Recorded Oct 24, 1995

    Jules Feiffer leads a panel discussion on the dedication to editorial cartooning.

  • Laurie Garrett | The Coming Plague

    • Recorded Oct 12, 1995

    The medical writer discusses the spread of new diseases--such as Ebola, or the "Hot Zone Virus"--in an increasingly smaller global community.

  • A panel discussion led by Dr. Art Caplan, Director of the Center for Bioethics. Panelists include Janet Abraham,M.D.,David A. Asch, M.D., John Lombard, Jr., J.D., James McCartney, Ph.D., Sally Nunn, RN, and Lois Snyder, J.D.

  • Talking Philadelphia with David Brenner

    • Recorded Apr 22, 1995

    The famous Philadelphia-born comedian is interviewed by Channel 6 anchor Marc Howard on the old neighborhood, Philly foods, and local accents.

  • Ken Burns | Baseball: The American Epic

    • Recorded Apr 11, 1995

    Ken Burns is an American filmmaker who revolutionized the documentary film genre with his series, Baseball, Jazz, and Unforgivable Blackness .

  • Susan Sontag | An Update on Sarajevo

    • Recorded May 24, 1994

    Susan Sontag discusses her experience as a theater director in war-torn Sarajevo.

  • Anna Quindlen | Women in the 21st Centruy

    • Recorded May 20, 1990

    The acclaimed journalist and social critic diverges into an enthusiastic discussion of the importance of literature.