Fertile Ground

Leonard returns from his vacation! On today’s show, he speaks with guitarist and songwriter Lindsey Buckingham about his time in Fleetwood Mac and his new solo album. Then Salman Rushdie joins us to discuss his novel Midnight’s Children, the Leonard Lopate Show Book Club’s September pick. Novelist Jonathan Franzen tells us about his latest novel, Freedom. And New York magazine contributing editor Lisa Miller looks at the rise in women having children in their late 40s and even into their 50s.