All Pieces for Francesca Rheannon

 
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For Black History Month, we air our conversation with Tamara Payne about her late father Les Payne’s acclaimed biography of Malcolm X, The Dead Are...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2022
  • Length: 58:42
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We talk with deep sea explorer Edith Widder about Below the Edge of Darkness: A Memoir Of Exploring Light And Life In The Deep Sea. Then, we revis...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2021
  • Length: 58:39
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We talk with best-selling author Ken Follett about his new novel, Never. It’s a chilling look about how a small international incident could lead t...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2021
  • Length: 59:05
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We talk with graphic artist Joe Lee about his stunningly illustrated book, Forgiveness: The Story of Eva Kor, Survivor of The Auschwitz Twin Experi...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2021
  • Length: 58:57
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We talk with Ruth Ozeki about her wonderful new novel, The Book of Form and Emptiness. It’s a coming-of-age/Hero’s Journey that is heart-wrenching,...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2021
  • Length: 58:37
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We talk with Geo Maher about his new book, A World Without Police: How Strong Communities Make Cops Obsolete. Then, we hear the thrilling and hope...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2021
  • Length: 01:07:08
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This week: two novels exploring love, trauma and the legacies of war. Both are based on true stories from World War II. First, Jai Chakrabarti tel...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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We talk with physician and activist Rupa Marya and her co-author writer and food activist Raj Patel about their book, Inflamed: Deep Medicine and t...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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#ElectrifyEverything! We spend the hour talking with Saul Griffith about his new book, Electrify: An Optimist’s Playbook For Our Clean Energy Futur...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2021
  • Length: 58:57
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This week, two beautifully written memoirs that stir hope as we all confront the losses of our ecosystems in crisis. First, we talk with William d...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2021
  • Length: 59:04
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Shakespeare on the brain! We talk with Nuyorican playwright Migdalia Cruz about her adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth for modern audiences. Then...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2021
  • Length: 58:36
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We talk with Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, award-winning poet and now novelist, about The Love Songs of W.E.B. DuBois, just out from Harper Collins. Th...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2021
  • Length: 58:38
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We talk with Julia Sweig about her acclaimed book, Lady Bird Johnson: In Plain Sight. Then, after exiting Afghanistan, President Biden is turning ...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2021
  • Length: 59:29
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Governor Andrew Cuomo’s governing style isn’t just toxic—it’s incompetent. We talk with Ross Barkan about his book, The Prince: Andrew Cuomo, The C...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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We talk with journalist Nina Burleigh about Trump’s failure on Covid and what that says about our public health system—and capitalism. Her book is ...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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We focus today on the human cost of war. Journalist Deborah Campbell tells us about her book, A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival ...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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We talk with Judy Batalion about her book, The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos. Then, another WWI...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 58:51
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We talk with Carey Gillam about her page-turning follow-up to Whitewash, The Monsanto Papers: Deadly Secrets, Corporate Corruption, and One Man’s S...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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What do the oldest cultures in the world have to teach us about raising happy, well-adjusted children? Michaeleen Doucleff tells us, as she talks a...

  • Added: May 27, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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We talk with Carl Hart about his book, Drug Use For Grownups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear. We also talk with Hari Ziyad about their memoir...

  • Added: May 21, 2021
  • Length: 59:01