Monthly Archives: February 2009

Podcast

Verghese, CUTTING FOR STONE and Weil, Healthy Aging

Abraham Verghese
Abraham Verghese

Physician and author Abraham Verghese tells us about CUTTING FOR STONE, his first novel after publishing two acclaimed memoirs. And Dr. Andrew Weil talks about how to age healthy and well. Continue reading

Podcast

LONELINESS AS A WAY OF LIFE and MINDFULLY GREEN

Stephanie Kaza
Stephanie Kaza
Thomas Dumm
Thomas Dumm

We talk with Amherst College professor Thomas Dumm about LONELINESS AS A WAY OF LIFE (Harvard 2008). And environmental educator and Buddhist Stephanie Kaza tells us how to go MINDFULLY GREEN (Shambhala 2008). Continue reading

Podcast

Slow Money/Fast Money…and Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast

Woody Tasch
Woody Tasch
Katy Lederer
Katy Lederer

We talk with investor, venture capitalist and philanthropist Woody Tasch about [amazon-product text=”INQUIRIES INTO THE NATURE OF SLOW MONEY” type=”text”]1603580069[/amazon-product]. Then poet and former hedge fund executive Katy Lederer tells us about her collection, THE HEAVEN-SENT LEAF. And journalist Jeff Sharlet (THE FAMILY) gives us the context to President Obama’s appearance at the National Prayer Breakfast on February 5. Continue reading

Podcast

David S. Reynolds, WAKING GIANT and Wally Swist, MOUNT TOBY POEMS

David S. Reynolds
David S. Reynolds

We talk with cultural historian David S. Reynolds about his new book, WAKING GIANT: America in the Age of Jackson. And poet Wally Swist reads from his forthcoming collection, MOUNT TOBY POEMS. Continue reading