WV talks with two women writers of speculative fiction: Karen Thompson Walker talks about her acclaimed debut novel, AGE OF MIRACLES. It’s about what happens to one young girl, her family and her world when the Earth’s rotation slows down. And Kij Johnson discusses her new short story collection AT THE MOUTH OF THE RIVER OF BEES. Continue reading →
Junot Diaz talks about his collection of short stories, THIS IS HOW YOU LOSE HER and Daniel Lang Levitsky talks about the collection of writings, DREAMING IN PUBLIC: Building the Occupy Movement. Also, a clip from last year’s interview with Occupy organizer and author, Marina Sitrin.
Educational psychologist Richard Selznick talks about his book, School Struggles: A Guide to Your Shut-Down Learner’s Success. Marc Meyer discusses the school-based MindUp curriculum; and children’s book author Sanjay Nambiar talks about his new series, A Little Zen for Little Ones. Continue reading →