In Conversation with Barrie Hardymon
From the author of A Little Life comes To Paradise, a bold, brilliant novel spanning three centuries and three different versions of the American experiment, about lovers, family, loss and the elusive promise of utopia.
Wajahat Ali and Spencer Ackerman on the War on Terror, Trumpism, and American Identity
Journalist Wajahat Ali draws upon his experiences as a Muslim in America to offer lessons and strategies to help cultivate a more compassionate America in Go Back to Where You Came From. In a conversation moderated by Jenn White, host of WAMU’s “1A”, Ali and Spencer Ackerman, author of Reign of Terror, will speak about how the 9/11 era continues to shape today’s political and societal landscapes, and how millennial activists are pushing back against a rising tide of xenophobia.
In Conversation with Derek Thompson
In The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Drive and To Sell is Human draws on research to reveal the transformative power of our most misunderstood emotion and shares how regret can help us make smarter decisions, perform better at work and school, and deepen our sense of meaning and purpose.
In Conversation with Jodi Rudoren
In It Could Happen Here, Greenblatt, the CEO of the ADL, sounds an alarm, warning that antisemitism, racism, and other insidious forms of intolerance are gathering momentum in the U.S., and violence on an even larger, more catastrophic scale could be just around the corner if we don’t act now.
In Conversation with Dr. Imani M. Cheers
From the New York Times bestselling author of Black Leopard, Red Wolf—a National Book Award finalist—comes Moon Witch, Spider King, the second book in the Dark Star trilogy James has dubbed his “African Game of Thrones.”
In Conversation with Jeffrey Goldberg
In From Strength to Strength: Finding Success, Happiness, and Deep Purpose in the Second Half of Life, the social scientist and Harvard professor addresses a universal dilemma: What can we do now to make our older years a time of happiness and purpose?
In Conversation with Andrea Mitchell
On the occasion of the paperback release of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz, Erik Larson speaks about his chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz—an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprecedented crisis.
In Conversation with Roxane Gay
In Why Design Matters: Conversations with the World’s Most Creative People, the host of the award-winning podcast “Design Matters” showcases her most exciting interviews, bringing together insights and reflections from today’s leading creative minds from across diverse fields in an illustrated, curated anthology.
In Conversation with Sally Buzbee
In Pay Up: The Future of Women and Work (and Why It’s Different Than You Think), Girls Who Code founder and bestselling author of Brave, Not Perfect confronts the “big lie” of corporate feminism and presents a plan for innovative corporate leadership, government intervention, and sweeping culture shift.