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The Making of Winston Churchill

In Hero of the Empire, Candice Millard recounts the little-known story of the world leader’s time in Africa.

Sept. 26 2016 9:39 AMBill Clinton, Post-PresidencyJoe Conason offers unparalleled insights into the former president’s career in his latest book, Man of the World.
Sept. 9 2016 11:25 AMHow to Think Critically in the Information AgeDaniel J. Levitin discusses the importance of infoliteracy in his new book, A Field Guide to Lies.
Aug. 26 2016 3:00 PMThe Truth About MicroorganismsThe Atlantic’s Ed Yong details how microbes keep us alive in I Contain Multitudes.
Aug. 12 2016 1:41 PMShadi Hamid Explores Islam’s PoliticsHis book Islamic Exceptionalism examines how Islamic tenets can be reconciled with modern democracy.
July 29 2016 12:40 PMTwenty Years Tracking TrumpNew Yorker writer Mark Singer discusses his profile of the GOP candidate, Trump and Me, with Jane Mayer.
July 8 2016 10:46 AMReligion and Capitalism Meet in AmericaChris Lehmann traces the origins of faith for profit in The Money Cult.
June 24 2016 3:12 PMVirginia Heffernan Discusses Her New Book, Magic and Loss
June 3 2016 7:42 AMUnderstanding The GeneSiddhartha Mukherjee discusses his new book, The Gene.
April 29 2016 4:14 PMHumane Society President and CEO Wayne Pacelle on The Humane EconomySen. Cory Booker and Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker join Pacelle to talk about animal welfare.
April 15 2016 4:27 PMJames McBride on the Godfather of SoulThe National Book Award winner on James Brown in Kill ‘Em and Leave.
April 1 2016 10:17 AMGrief and FalconryHelen Macdonald on her award-winning memoir, H Is for Hawk.
March 18 2016 11:30 AMMatthew Desmond Discusses His New Book, Evicted
March 4 2016 9:53 AMCory Booker’s Vision of AmericaThe New Jersey senator discusses political turmoil and the power of Twitter with the Honorable Julián Castro.
Feb. 19 2016 11:47 AMA.O. Scott’s Critiques of CriticismThe New York Times film expert discusses the life of a critic and his favorite movies in Better Living Through Criticism.
Feb. 5 2016 2:44 PMGretchen Rubin Discusses Her New Book, Better Than Before
Sept. 16 2016 11:52 AMIs the Euro Killing Europe?Nobel Prize–winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz discusses his new book, The Euro.
Sept. 2 2016 10:52 AMThe Making of Donald TrumpDavid Cay Johnston, columnist for the Daily Beast, examines the GOP candidate’s history.
Aug. 19 2016 11:51 AMAmerica Doesn’t Have War or PeaceRosa Brooks sees endless conflict in modern warfare.
Aug. 5 2016 10:44 AMThe Wild Saga of Patty HearstJeffrey Toobin revisits one of the defining stories of the 1970s in American Heiress.
July 22 2016 5:30 PMAn Estranged Father’s Surprising TransitionSusan Faludi on the riddles of identity in her memoir In the Darkroom.
July 1 2016 11:57 AMDavid Daley Discusses How the GOP Is Reshaping Politics in His New Book
June 17 2016 10:25 AMYaa Gyasi on HomegoingThe novelist discusses her acclaimed debut with Dolen Perkins-Valdez.
May 27 2016 1:36 PMAndrew Solomon on His New Collection of Essays, Far and AwayThe prize-winning author discusses the transformative power of travel with Azar Nafisi.
April 22 2016 10:44 AMAndrew Bacevich on the Complexities of the Middle EastThe retired colonel discusses what went wrong and where to go from here in America’s War for the Greater Middle East.
April 8 2016 9:54 AMDavid Kilcullen on Global InstabilityThe former military adviser analyzes the state of international security in Blood Year.
March 25 2016 10:55 AMSouthern Cooking and Charm With Roy Blount Jr.The NPR regular considers food, sometimes in rhyme, in Save Room for Pie.
March 11 2016 7:00 AMRebecca Traister Discusses Her New Book, All the Single Ladies
Feb. 26 2016 3:15 PMHanya Yanagihara on A Little LifeThe award-winning author discusses her acclaimed novel with Madhulika Sikka.
Feb. 12 2016 10:58 AMJane Mayer Discusses Her New Book, Dark Money 
Jan. 29 2016 3:43 PMAaron Swartz and an Open Internet for AllJustin Peters talks about his new book, The Idealist, with Slate’s Josh Levin.

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