Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Viet Thanh Nguyen talks about his debut novel, The Sympathizer, which examines the legacy of the Vietnam War in literature, film, and the wars we fight today.
Friday, April 24, 2015
An Eritrean refugee's path to becoming a renowned marathoner. The documentary “Misery Loves Comedy.” Reif Larsen with his novel, I Am Radar. Please Explain is all about migratory birds!
Monday, April 20, 2015
The Emmy nominated writer/producer of Family Guy, Kirker Butler, discusses his new novel about a dominating pageant mom, Pretty Ugly.
Thursday, April 09, 2015
Larry Kramer's multi-part novel, The American People. Aasif Mandvi's new web series. Philip Kerr's latest novel. Freida Pinto on “Desert Dancer.” Warren Buffet and mobile homes.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
T.C. Boyle talks about his new novel inspired by a true story, The Harder They Come.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
As Britain is steadily declining into ruin, an elderly couple sets off to find the son they have not seen for years.
Monday, February 23, 2015
What ISIS wants. The legendary, nearly forgotten American musician Lead Belly. John Boyne's novel about a conflicted Irish priest. The first woman to become a network news correspondent.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
An orphaned Afghan soldier is the protagonist of Elliot Ackerman's new novel, "Green on Blue."
Friday, February 13, 2015
The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them.
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Life begins imitating art for the rising comedian Sophie Straw in Hornby's "Funny Girl."
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Two-time Booker Prize winner Peter Carey talks about his new novel, Amnesia, about a virus in an Australian prison computer system that causes hundreds of asylum-seekers to walk free.
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Ben Metcalf talks about his new novel, Against the Country, set in the Virginia pines, a land of stubborn soil, voracious insects, lackluster farms, and horrifying trees.
Monday, January 05, 2015
Christopher Scotton's new novel The Secret Wisdom of the Earth unveils the story of a teenager transplanted to a small town in turmoil, deep in Appalachia.