Burt Bacharach, Saul Bellow's Life, The Great Gatsby, and "Venus and Serena"

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Serena and Venus Williams in "Venus and Serena," a Magnolia Pictures release.

On today’s show: Songwriter Burt Bacharach talks about his life and career in music. Greg Bellow looks at his complex relationship with his father, the Nobel Prize-winning novelist Saul Bellow. We’re airing a conversation recorded in the Greene Space in March with the BBC World Book Club. on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. Plus, “Venus and Serena,” a new documentary about how the Williams sisters broke new ground and came to dominate women’s tennis.