Journalist Michael Grunwald discusses his book, THE NEW NEW DEAL: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era. It tells the surprising story of the Obama stimulus. And investigative reporter James Steele talks about the latest book he co-authored with Donald Bartlett, THE BETRAYAL OF THE AMERICAN DREAM: What Went Wrong.
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August 15th, 2012
Journalist Tracie McMillan talks about how the poor, including those who work in the food system, are treated by that system. Her book is THE AMERICAN WAY OF EATING: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table. Also Katherine Gustafson tells us about CHANGE COMES TO DINNER: How Vertical Farmers, Urban Growers, and Other Innovators Are Revolutionizing How America Eats.
August 9th, 2012
Brita Belli talks about her book, The Autism Puzzle: Connecting the Dots Between Environmental Toxins and Rising Autism Rates. And journalist Nancy Nichols talks about her memoir LAKE EFFECT: Two Sisters and a Town’s Toxic Legacy.
July 17th, 2012
Andrew Nagorsky talks about his book, HITLERLAND, a first-ever account of the American eyewitnesses to Hitlerâ€™s rise to power. And novelist Jonathan Rabb discusses his latest in the Chief Inspector Nikolai Hoffner series, THE SECOND SON. Itâ€™s about a Berlin detective in the midst of the Spanish Civil War.
June 13th, 2012
Steve Volk talks about the paranormal and his fascinating book, FRINGE-OLOGY: How I Tried to Explain Away the Unexplainable-And Couldn’t; Kim Tredick talks about the â€śsummer slideâ€ť and BrainQuest; and Drew Adamek reviews THE HUNGER ANGEL by Herta MĂĽller.
February 29th, 2012
Journalist Jim Motavalli talks about the electric car revolution. His new book is HIGH VOLTAGE: The Fast Track to Plug In the Auto Industry. And WV airs a 2010 interview with James Hoggan of DeSmogBlog about his book, CLIMATE COVER-UP.
December 6th, 2011
James Workman talks about his book, THE HEART OF DRYNESS: How the Last Bushmen Can Help Us Endure the Coming Age of Permanent Drought. And journalist Christine Shearer talks about KIVALINA: A Climate Change Story.
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. Itâ€™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.