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America Doesn’t Have War or Peace

Rosa Brooks sees endless conflict in modern warfare.

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
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
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.
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

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