Lois Lowry’s Giver & Talib Kweli’s Conscious Rap

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This week, Kurt talks with Lois Lowry, the author of the YA classic The Giver, which is being turned into a movie starring Jeff Bridges this summer. We also hear from rising-star theater director Alex Timbers about his collaboration with David Byrne: a totally unironic disco musical about Imelda Marcos. And Talib Kweli talks about making rap you can listen to while you pick the kids up from school.

(Segments in this week’s show were broadcast previously.)