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Andrew Solomon on His New Collection of Essays, Far and Away

The prize-winning author discusses the transformative power of travel with Azar Nafisi.

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
Jan. 22 2016 2:26 PMEddie S. Glaude Jr. Discusses His New Book, Democracy in Black
Jan. 8 2016 10:06 AMIsabel Allende Discusses Her New Book, The Japanese Lover
Dec. 18 2015 10:49 AMAmy Ellis Nutt Discusses Her New Book, Becoming Nicole
Dec. 4 2015 11:26 AMGloria Steinem’s Trailblazing OriginsThe social activist and icon discusses her new memoir, My Life on the Road, with Rep. Maxine Waters.
Nov. 20 2015 1:51 PMDrew Barrymore on the Sunny Side of LifeThe actress opens up about family, career, and a rocky past in her new memoir Wildflower.
Oct. 30 2015 8:49 AMJenny Lawson on Life With Mental Illness in Furiously Happy“The Bloggess” talks about living with depression and anxiety.
Oct. 16 2015 12:36 PMMarlon James on A Brief History of Seven KillingsThe 2015 Man Booker Prize winner discusses his novel.
Oct. 2 2015 11:27 AMLauren Groff Investigates a Marriage in Fates and FuriesThe best-selling novelist and recent National Book Award nominee discusses love and fiction.
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.
Jan. 15 2016 7:00 AMDavid Gregory Asks How’s Your Faith?The former Meet the Press host chronicles his spiritual journey in a new memoir.
Dec. 28 2015 11:59 AMPolitics & Prose’s Best of 2015Ta-Nehisi Coates, Larissa MacFarquhar, and Viet Thanh Nguyen discuss their acclaimed books in this compilation.
Dec. 11 2015 11:21 AMJon Meacham Discusses His George H.W. Bush Biography, Destiny and Power
Nov. 27 2015 7:38 AMYotam Ottolenghi Discusses His New Book, Nopi: The Cookbook
Nov. 13 2015 2:01 PMAnthony Marra on Love, Family, and the USSR
Oct. 23 2015 9:52 AMRobert Reich Talks Capitalism for the MassesThe former secretary of labor covers economic disparity in Saving Capitalism.
Oct. 9 2015 12:06 PMEscape From North KoreaHuman rights activist Yeonmi Park details her journey in In Order to Live.
Sept. 25 2015 11:37 AMPhysician Damon Tweedy on His Memoir, Black Man in a White Coat