Arts And Ideas Books

The Brian Lehrer Show

Obama's 2012 Win; NJ Senate Election; Internet Hate Speech

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Jonathan Alter’s new book The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies tells the story of the 2012 election. He talks about that and analyzes the current news. Plus: Abraham Foxman of the Anti-Defamation League on how to fight viral hate speech on the Internet; Rutgers professor Ross Baker on the special election to fill Lautenberg’s Senate seat; and Curtis White talks about his book on the defense of arts and culture against “scientism.”

The Leonard Lopate Show

Private Life

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Pulitzer Prize–winner Jane Smiley discusses her latest novel.


The Leonard Lopate Show

Island Beneath the Sea

Monday, May 03, 2010

Isabel Allende talks about her latest novel, Island Beneath the Sea. Spanning four decades, it tells the story of the intertwined lives of Tété, a slave born on the island of Saint-Domingue, and plantation manager Toulouse Valmorain.

Event: Isabel Allende will be reading and signing books
Monday, May ...