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.
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.
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.