Art historian Gail Levin talks about her acclaimed LEE KRASSNER: A Biography; John Van Sickle talks about his translation of VIRGIL’S BOOK OF BUCOLICS, and WV airs a brief excerpt from an upcoming interview with Jeff Sharlet about his book, SWEET HEAVEN WHEN I DIE.
Articles Tagged ‘ journalist ’
September 14th, 2011
Susan Freinkel talks about her fascinating exploration into our plastic world, PLASTIC: A Toxic Love Story. And science journalist Dan Ferber discusses CHANGING PLANET, CHANGING HEALTH, the book he co-wrote with epidemiologist Dr. Paul Epstein. It’s about epidemics and other health effects of global warming.
August 3rd, 2011
Eric Corey Freed talks about the book he co-authored with Kevin Daum, GREENSENSE FOR THE HOME; Barry Katz tells us about PRACTICAL GREEN REMODELING; & green architect Betsy Pettit talks about the deep energy retrofit she did of her old house.
David Callahan, David Cay Johnston & Arianna Huffington: Rich liberals, Corporate Politics and Third World America.
November 2nd, 2010
David Callahan talks about his book, FORTUNES OF CHANGE. David Cay Johnston talks about corporate welfare. And Arianna Huffington talks about THIRD WORLD AMERICA.
July 12th, 2010
Writers Voice talks with Sasha Polakow-Suransky about his book, THE UNSPOKEN ALLIANCE. And, in an excerpt from our 2009 interview, Israeli journalist Amira Hass talks about her Holocaust survivor parents’ involvement in the Israeli peace movement.
June 29th, 2010
With the firing this week of Stanley McChrystal as commander of the US-led forces in Iraq, it’s a good time to be reminded of the impact of the war on the civilian population — and especially on Afghani women.
In this archived show from March, 2010, journalist Ann Jones talks about women, the war in Afghanistan, and whether life is any better for its people since the US invaded their country.
June 23rd, 2010
Host Francesca Rheannon talks with journalist David Shenk about THE GENIUS IN ALL OF US: Why Everything We’ve Been Told About Genetics, Talent, and IQ Are Wrong. It’s about what the science of epigenetics is telling us us about the potential for human achievement. And David Chura talks about his memoir of teaching incarcerated adolescents, I DON’T WISH NOBODY TO HAVE A LIFE LIKE MINE: Tales of Kids in Adult Lockup. He says the War on Crime is a war on kids.
June 9th, 2010
We spend the hour with journalist David Grann, talking about his latest book THE DEVIL AND SHERLOCK HOLMES: Tales of Murder, Madness, and Obsession and his first book, THE LOST CITY OF Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon.