Saturday, February 13
Guest: Jane Mayer
We’ll sit down with JANE MAYER to talk about her new book Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right. She is a staff writer for The New Yorker and the author of three bestselling and critically acclaimed narrative nonfiction books. She co-authored Landslide: The Unmaking of the President, 1984-1988, and Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas, which was a finalist for the National Book Award. Her book The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals, for which she was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, was named one of the New York Times’s Top 10 Books of the year. It was also a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. For her reporting at The New Yorker, Mayer has been awarded the John Chancellor Award, the George Polk Award, the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting, and the I. F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence presented by the Nieman Foundation at Harvard.
Guests: Esther Perel, Helen Fisher, Pepper Schwartz, Daniel Bergner, Meredith Chivers
Today, we bring you a special Valentine’s Day edition of Radio Times in Review in which we’ll explore love, relationships, sex, and dating. First, we’ll hear from psychotherapist ESTHER PEREL about how to keep your relationship enticing, exciting, and strong. We’ll also listen to Marty’s conversation with anthropologist HELEN FISHER and sociologist PEPPER SCHWARTZ about dating in your 50s, 60s, 70s, and beyond. And lastly, we’ll hear Marty’s discussion with New York Times Magazine writer DANIEL BERGNER and clinical psychologist MEREDITH CHIVERS about female sexual desire.