Monthly Archives: May 2019

Podcast

Eric Blanc, RED STATE REVOLT & Dale Russakoff, THE PRIZE

Eric Blanc talks about his book, Red State Revolt: The Teachers’ Strike Wave And Working-Class Politics. (Verso, April 2019). It is an indispensable window into the changing shape of the American working class and American politics.

Then, we hear our 2015 interview with Dale Russakoff about her book, The Prize. It’s about the ambitious plan hatched by Cory Booker, Chris Christie and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to transform Newark’s schools system—from the top down.

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Linda Fairstein, BLOOD OATH & Tana French, THE WYCH ELM

Former sex crimes prosecutor and mystery writer Linda Fairstein talks about her latest in the Alexandra Cooper series, Blood Oath. We speak with her not only about Blood Oath, but also about sex crimes against women and girls and what it was like to prosecute them in the 1970s and 80s.

NOTE: When we spoke with Linda Fairstein, we were unaware of the role she played in the Central Park Five case. You can read about that here. Fairstein also defended Christine Blasey Ford during the Kavanaugh hearings for nomination to the Supreme Court.

Then we re-air our 2018 interview with Tana French about her crime novel, The Wych Elm.

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Lori Gottlieb, MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE and Bev Thomas, A GOOD ENOUGH MOTHER

Today’s episode features two books that explore therapy from both sides of the couch. We talk with Lori Gottlieb about her bestselling memoir, Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed.

Then, a novel about a therapist who finds herself crossing dangerous lines with a patient while struggling with her own grief: we talk with Bev Thomas about her debut novel, A Good Enough Mother. A breakout sensation in the UK, it was just published in the US.

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