Former President Barack Obama's “A Promised Land” sold nearly 890,000 copies in the U.S. and Canada in its first 24 hours.
1 week ago
Journalist Thomas Ricks discusses his new book "First Principles: What America's Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country."
Air Date: November 17, 2020 10:00 amListen 48:59
In an interview with NPR, the former president offers some of his most wide-ranging remarks on the outcome of the election and says Trump will fail in "denying reality."
2 weeks ago
On the anniversary of the Pleasantville shooting, survivor Isaiah Green explains how he keeps alive the memory of a 10-year-old killed in the crossfire.
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“Bound in the Bond of Life: Pittsburgh Writers Reflect on the Tree of Life Tragedy” (University of Pittsburgh Press) features essays by two dozen writers.
1 month ago
Author Cole Brown joins to discuss Blackness and his experience being tokenized in his wealthy, predominantly white upbringing.
Air Date: October 13, 2020Listen 49:45
Milk Street host/creator Christopher Kimball talks to Morning Edition host Jennifer Lynn about the new season of his show and his new book, “Cookish.”
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Ignored behind a brick wall for 20 years, the rare book library and museum revived its garden for visitors.
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Planet Money's Jacob Goldstein discusses his new book about the history and future of money.
Air Date: September 15, 2020 10:00 amListen 49:29
President Trump is acknowledging he played down the projected impact of the deadly coronavirus early this year and says he meant to avoid creating a panic.
3 months ago
Former National Security Adviser John Bolton tells NPR he thought Trump’s “back and forth with authoritarian leaders did not reflect well” on Trump and the U.S.
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