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  • The bestselling author of How Stella Got Her Groove Back reads from her new book-in-progress.

  • The author of the National Book Award-winning novel, Charming Billy , discusses her literary influences.

  • The longtime correspondent chronicles her journey through a quarter-century of American politics.

  • The award-winning author discusses the Japanese massacre of more than 300,000 Chinese civilians in Nanking during World War II.

  • The mathematician discusses surprising connections between the scientific and literary cultures.

  • Distinguished social and political commentator David Halberstam discusses the power of popular culture and the evolution of values.

  • • Recorded Oct 14, 1998

    The celebrated biographer discusses his tenacious narrative of John D. Rockefeller

  • Seymour Hersh is the author of the bestselling expose of President Kennedy, The Dark Side of Camelot . He is the recipient of four George Polk awards and the 1970 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting.

  • The author of Cat's Cradle , Slaughterhouse Five and Breakfast of Champions talks about everything under the sun. Listen in. It's a gem.

  • Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award for her novel, The Color Purple , Alice Walker reads from some of her many essays.

  • The Irish novelist discusses her controversial, bestselling book which chronicles themes of incest, rape, and poverty.

  • The poet and essayist discusses her book about her involvement with a telephone crisis center.

  • The acclaimed authors converse on women's issues and their celebrated books: Roiphe's Fruitful: A Real Mother in the Modern World and Shulman's Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen .

  • The author and activist discusses the second volume of his monumental civil rights history series.

  • The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist discusses his true epic of Ed Rendell.

  • The acclaimed filmmaker shares his memories from three decades as a basketball fan.

  • • Recorded Oct 24, 1997

    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.

  • • Recorded May 15, 1997

    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.