Ailsa Chang

Ailsa Chang appears in the following:

Novelist And 'Book Matchmaker' Tayari Jones Shares Her Favorite Books Of 2018

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Ahead of the holidays this year, All Things Considered is inviting writers to talk about the books they'll be gifting to friends and family. Jones, author of An American Marriage, shares her list.

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Federal Legislation Seeks Ban On Shackling Of Pregnant Inmates

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Incarcerated pregnant women are often shackled during medical appointments and childbirth. A provision in a criminal justice bill aims to end the practice in federal facilities.

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Special Counsel: Flynn Provided 'Substantial' Help To Probe

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

The special counsel says former national Security adviser Michael Flynn has provided "substantial" assistance and has sat for 19 interviews with the government.

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In Love With Teen Lit: Remembering The 'Paperback Crush' Of The '80s And '90s

Monday, December 03, 2018

As a preteen Gabrielle Moss devoured books in "The Baby-Sitters Club" and "Sweet Valley High" series. She recently reread them for "nostalgic stress relief" and ended up writing a book on the genre.

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In 'Solo,' Chef Anita Lo Celebrates The Art Of Cooking For One

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Meals for one should not be a sad or boring affair, says Michelin-starred chef Anita Lo. In her new cookbook, Lo goes beyond bitter greens, blue cheese and monkfish to serve up fun meals for one.

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'In My Father's House' Explores How Crime Spreads Through Generations

Monday, October 22, 2018

Nearly 60 people in the Bogle family have been incarcerated. In a new book, journalist Fox Butterfield chronicles the Bogles' history to show how crime runs in families — and disentangle it from race.

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How Will GOP Adapt To Shifting Arizona Demographics?

Friday, October 19, 2018

Arizona will be majority-minority by 2030. As Arizona's Latino population rapidly grows, what efforts are Republicans making to court the Latino vote?

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In 'Gmorning, Gnight!' Jonny Sun And Lin-Manuel Miranda Craft A Peppy Pick-Me-Up

Friday, October 12, 2018

What if, instead of reaching compulsively for your phone for comfort and distraction, you could pick up a book? That's what Lin-Manuel Miranda and illustrator Jonny Sun aimed for in their new book.

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Steve Perry's New Life: 'I've Rediscovered The Passion For Music'

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

After decades out of the public eye, Steve Perry, the former Journey frontman, has a new solo album out.

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Episode 867: Special Report: Asylum Crackdown

Friday, September 28, 2018

We tell the story of a massive crackdown on asylum fraud, and the fallout.

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Thousands Could Be Deported As Government Targets Asylum Mills' Clients

Friday, September 28, 2018

In 2012, a Justice Department probe shut down law firms that helped Chinese asylum-seekers fabricate or inflate claims of persecution. The clients were left alone, but now 13,500 may have to leave.

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'Gross Anatomy' Turns Humor On Taboos About The Female Body

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Author Mara Altman got tired of hiding her hairy, sweaty self from the world, and set out to reframe the shame in her latest book of essays — part memoir, part scientific exploration, part manifesto.

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Camille Thurman Is A Rare Jazz Double Threat

Friday, August 24, 2018

The accomplished saxophonist and singer discusses her latest album 'Waiting for the Sunrise' and defying misconceptions about women in jazz.

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Mitski's Many Lives

Friday, August 10, 2018

Mitski's new album Be the Cowboy explores the singer's roles onstage, in relationships and as a woman in the world. The artist talked to NPR's Ailsa Chang about how there's no such thing as one identity.

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Joshua Tree Provides Beacon For Artists And Seekers In The California Desert

Monday, August 06, 2018

Travel website Atlas Obscura and All Things Considered team up for a West Coast summer road trip from California to Washington. The journey starts in the desert outside Los Angeles.

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Dozens Of Goats Take Over Boise Neighborhood

Friday, August 03, 2018

A herd of over 100 goats invaded a neighborhood in Boise on Friday morning. They ate their way through several front yards, but the neighbors were mostly amused — along with the rest of the country.

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'Women Are Not One Thing': The 2018 Turning The Tables List Shines With Diversity

Monday, July 30, 2018

NPR Music's Sidney Madden and Marissa Lorusso explore the diversity and staying power found in the songs on NPR Music's list of the 200 Greatest Songs By 21st Century Women+.

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Grim Realities Meet Magic And Absurdity In 'The Wrong Heaven'

Friday, July 27, 2018

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with author Amy Bonnaffons about her first collection of short stories, The Wrong Heaven.

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Zero-Sum Tactics That Built Trump Inc. Could Backfire With World Leaders

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with David Honig, who teaches negotiations at Indiana University, on how President Trump has employed a technique called "distributive bargaining," and how that can backfire.

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As America Turns A Year Older, Poll Finds Patriotism Has Slipped A Bit

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Gallup Editor in Chief Frank M. Newport about a new poll that finds, for the first time, that less than half of Americans are extremely proud of their citizenship.

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