Monthly Archives: October 2018


Anand Giridharadas, WINNERS TAKE ALL & Nathan Schneider, EVERYTHING FOR EVERYONE

We talk with Anand Giridharadas about his groundbreaking new book, Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World.

Then, we find out about a different way of doing business: the cooperative movement that’s sweeping the globe. We talk with Nathan Schneider about his book, Everything For Everyone: The Radical Tradition That Is Shaping the Next Economy. Continue reading



We spend the hour talking with master of crime fiction Tana French, first about her new novel The Wych Elm (given a rave review by Stephen King in the New York Times.)

Then we re-air our 2016 interview with her about her last to date in the Dublin Murder Squad series, The Trespasser. Continue reading


Tatjana Soli, THE REMOVES & Charles Mann, 1491

Tatjana Soli talks about her new novel, The Removes. It takes place during the so-called “Indian Wars” in the American West. Then, we air our interview from 2005 with Charles Mann about his acclaimed study of the Americas before Columbus, 1491. Continue reading


Aida Edemariam, THE WIFE’S TALE & Russell Powell, APPLES OF NEW ENGLAND

We talk with Aida Edemariam about her memoir, The Wife’s Tale: A Personal History. It’s about her Ethiopian grandmother who, over nearly a century of living, experienced the transformation of Ethiopian society and her place in it.

Then we celebrate apple season with Russell Powell, talking about his book, Apples of New England: A User’s Guide. Continue reading