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  • In conversation with Airea D. Matthews Phillip B. Williams  is the author of two acclaimed poetry collections,  Thief in the Interior , which won the Kate Tufts Discovery Award and a Lambda Literary Award; and  Mutiny , which was a finalist for… more

  • In conversation with award-winning journalist and broadcaster Tracey Matisak Screen icon  Billy Dee Williams  is perhaps best known for his role as Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars movies  The Empire Strikes Back ,  Return of the Jedi , and  The… more

  • In conversation with Bill Marimow “Perhaps the finest reporter in America” ( The Miami Herald ),  Calvin Trillin  has written more than 400 nonfiction and comic articles for  The New Yorker  since 1963. His book include  U.S. Journal  and … more

  • In conversation with award-winning journalist and broadcaster, Tracey Matisak Paul Alexander ’s bestselling and acclaimed biographies include portraits of James Dean, Sylvia Plath, John McCain, and J. D. Salinger, the last of which served as the… more

  • In conversation with Ellen Yin A  New York Times  bestselling children’s author and illustrator,  Grace Lin  earned the Newbery Honor for  Where the Mountain Meets the Moon , the Theodor Geisel Honor for  Ling and Ting , and the Caldecott Honor… more

  • In conversation with novelist and musician Wesley Stace  Paul Lynch  won the 2023 Booker Prize for  Prophet Song , a “brilliant, haunting” and “crucial book for our current times ( The Guardian ) that tells the dystopian but plausible tale of a… more

  • In conversation with Jeannine Cook, owner of Harriett’s Bookshop and Ida’s Books Shayla Lawson  is the author of  This Is Major: Notes on Diana Ross, Dark Girls, and Being Dope , a “whip-smart” ( People ) essay collection about politics, pop… more

  • In conversation with Shantrelle Lewis Ruha Benjamin  is the author of  Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code , a “galvanizing” and “inventive and wide-ranging” ( The Nation ) look at how new technologies reinforce social… more

  • Emily Nagoski  is the author of the  New York Times  bestseller  Come as You Are , a self-help manual lauded by critics and readers for its ability to “offer up hard facts on the science of arousal and desire in a friendly and accessible way” (… more

  • • Recorded Jan 31, 2024 Explicit Content

    In conversation with Niela Orr A “hilarious, uncomfortable and compulsively readable story about race and class” ( TIME ),  Kiley Reid ’s novel  Such a Fun Age  tells the story of a young Black babysitter and her well-intentioned but misguided… more

  • Susan Muaddi Darraj  won the 2016 American Book Award, the 2016 Arab American Book Award, and was a finalist for the Palestine Book Award for  A Curious Land , a collection of linked stories that follows the denizens of a Palestinian West Bank… more

  • In conversation with Kristen Graham, education reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer Public education reporter  Benjamin Herold ’s stories, features, and investigative exposés have appeared in  Education Week, PBS NewsHour, The Hechinger Report,… more

  • In conversation with CJ Hauser Featured as an Editor’s Choice in  The New York Times Book Review ,  Annie Liontas ' debut novel,  Let Me Explain You , follows the bridge-burning patriarch of a Greek American family who believes he has only days… more

  • Co-sponsored by Committee of Seventy In conversation with Cherri Gregg, host/news anchor for WHYY radio Dannagal Goldthwaite Young is the author of Irony and Outrage: The Polarized Landscape of Rage, Fear, and Laughter in the United States . A… more

  • In conversation with Reem Kassis A chef, writer, video producer, and community advocate, Sohla El-Waylly hosts Mystery Menu for The New York Times Cooking YouTube channel and The History Channel’s Ancient Recipes with Sohla , and serves as a… more

  • In conversation with Ernest Owens A writer, activist, and media strategist dedicated to Black transgender liberation, Raquel Willis has served as director of communications for Ms. Foundation for Women, a national organizer for the Transgender… more

  • Renowned for her ability “to generalize from her personal experience to the greater human one” ( The Washington Post ), Beth Kephart is the author of more than 30 books across a wide range of genres, including poetry, young adult fiction, and,… more

  • In conversation with Airea D. Matthews The winner of three Grammy Awards and three NAACP Image Awards,  Tariq Trotter , aka  Black Thought , is the MC and co-founder of The Roots. The Philly-based hip-hop group has produced 11 albums and is the… more

  • Sigrid Nunez won the 2018 National Book Award for The Friend , a “beautiful” novel “crammed with a world of insight into death, grief, art, and love” ( The Wall Street Journal ) in which a woman is forced to adopt her deceased best friend’s Great… more

  • In conversation with Tamala Edwards, anchor, 6abc Action News morning edition Jonathan Karl is the author of the instant New York Times bestsellers Front Row at the Trump Show and Betrayal , behind-the-scenes accounts of Donald Trump and his… more