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Wednesday, November 24, 2021
The 2021 NPR Books We Love list is here. NPR's Ari Shapiro shares one of his favorite books from this year, Build Your House Around My Body by Violet Kupersmith.
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with author Ann Patchett about her latest collection of essays, These Precious Days, and how she ended up quarantining with Tom Hanks' personal assistant.
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Ted Leopold, co-lead counsel for the people of Flint, Mich., after a judge approved a settlement for victims of the city's water crisis.
Friday, October 29, 2021
NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with author Jeff Chu about completing Wholehearted Faith, a book started by his friend, Rachel Held Evans, before she passed away in 2019.
Thursday, October 28, 2021
President Biden outlined a framework that he said would win support from all 50 Senate Democrats and pass the House. But it's unclear whether that is true.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Gene Freidman, know as the "Taxi King" after operating the largest fleet of taxis in New York City and inflating the cost of taxi medallions, died on Sunday at the age of 50.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with author Kati Marton about her new biography of Angela Merkel, The Chancellor, and what her departure will mean for Germany and the world.
Monday, October 25, 2021
NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Lodriguez Murray, United Negro College Fund senior vice president, on recent protests over student housing at HBCUs and where President Biden's pledge to HBCUs stands.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
The Senate is acting Wednesday to advance Democrats' latest effort at legislation to protect voting rights. The bill is expected to be blocked by a Republican filibuster.
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Washington State Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal about negotiations with President Biden over the infrastructure bill and reconciliation package.
Monday, October 18, 2021
NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Colin Powell's former Chief of Staff Col. Bill Smullen about his good friend's career and legacy.
Tuesday, October 05, 2021
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about his new essay, "Black Cop's Kid," on growing up with a police officer as a father and how Black activism in sports has changed since the 1960s.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard about his new book, The Morning Star, his first novel since publishing his six-volume autobiographical series.
Thursday, September 23, 2021
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas about the government's handling of refugees at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo., about her ongoing efforts to expand access to emergency rental assistance funds to households at risk of eviction during the pandemic.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., a member of the Armed Services Committee who heard testimony from Gen. Austin "Scott" Miller about the messy withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Friday, September 10, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with cookbook writer Nigella Lawson about her latest book Cook, Eat, Repeat and how to stop viewing cooking as tedious and, instead, find peace in the kitchen.
Tuesday, September 07, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Hilma Wolitzer about her collection of short stories, Today a Woman Went Mad in the Supermarket, which illuminates the complexity of motherhood and marriage.
Friday, September 03, 2021
As kids head back to class, school nurses are stretched thin as they manage increased workloads and delta-variant surges. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with three school nurses about this year's concerns.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with author Paula Hawkins about her new thriller A Slow Fire Burning and how she explored the impact of tragedy and trauma on her characters.