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Drew Barrymore on the Sunny Side of Life

The actress opens up about family, career, and a rocky past in her new memoir Wildflower.

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
Sept. 11 2015 10:35 AMThe Modern Legacy of Henry KissingerAuthor Greg Grandin profiles the controversial diplomat in Kissinger’s Shadow.
Aug. 28 2015 11:57 AMPolice Violence in the Wake of KatrinaRonnie Greene exposes NOLA brutality in Shots on the Bridge.
Aug. 14 2015 10:51 AMNaomi Klein on Environmental Crisis and Economic Inequality
July 31 2015 10:45 AMWilliam Finnegan’s Obsessive Wave-ChasingThe New Yorker writer reminisces about surfing in Barbarian Days.
July 17 2015 12:57 PMMasha Gessen Profiles the Boston Marathon Bombers
June 26 2015 10:17 AMThe Quest for Shakespeare’s First FolioAndrea Mays discusses her new book at Politics & Prose.
June 19 2015 12:07 PMHow to Evaluate the Founding FathersJoseph Ellis discusses his new book at Politics & Prose.
May 22 2015 9:52 AMMona Eltahawy Discusses Headscarves and Hymens, Her New Book
May 8 2015 11:28 AMToni Morrison Discusses God Help the Child, Her New Book
April 24 2015 10:03 AMPaul Beatty’s Brilliant Social SatireThe author discusses his new book, The Sellout, at Politics & Prose.
April 10 2015 12:39 PMFrank Bruni Wants to Rewrite the Way High Schoolers Choose CollegesFrank Bruni discusses his new book, Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be, at Politics & Prose.
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.
Sept. 18 2015 1:49 PMClaire McCaskill Talks Life in PoliticsThe native Missourian discusses campaign strategy, election years, and her memoir Plenty Ladylike.
Sept. 4 2015 9:45 AMBoots Riley Talks Social Politics, Hip-Hop, and Goes A Capella
Aug. 21 2015 10:18 AMThe Great Fight for Voting RightsAri Berman illuminates the struggle in his new book, Give Us the Ballot.
Aug. 7 2015 10:58 AMExploring Food Culture in a Taxicab, From Buenos Aires to New YorkLayne Mosler lets her stomach be her guide in Driving Hungry, a culinary memoir.
July 24 2015 10:42 AMDon Winslow on Creating El Chapo’s Fictional CounterpartThe author of Savages discusses his new book, The Cartel, at Politics & Prose.
July 10 2015 9:36 AMDavid Hoffman’s Real-Life Cold War Thriller
June 23 2015 11:06 AMDolen Perkins-Valdez Explores Post–Civil War Life in BalmThe author of Wench discusses her new novel at Politics & Prose.
May 29 2015 10:07 AMSteve Inskeep on Andrew Jackson and the Trail of TearsNPR’s Morning Edition co-host discusses his new book at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C.
May 18 2015 10:32 AMJoseph Stiglitz Discusses The Great Divide, His New Book
May 1 2015 10:04 AMMeghan Daum Discusses Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed
April 17 2015 10:12 AMMatthew Crawford on Overcoming Our “Crisis of Attention”
April 3 2015 4:03 PMGarry Wills Discusses The Future of Catholicism With Pope Francis, His New Book