The field recordings of a young Tibetan woman who gathered songs from her community and nearby villages in China. Her archives are part of the Tibetan Endangered Music Project.
Annie Leibovitz tells Phoebe Judge about the project that saved her. She's calling it Pilgrimage.
Author Lois Lowry talks on her classic novel The Giver.
Roman Mars of 99% Invisible explores how common languages might help stop hate and factionalism.
Dicks speaks with Thomas Steinbeck about how a Texas judge used Lennie, a character from John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, to measure mental ability in a death penalty case.
The story of a photo of the Cincinnati River in 1848.
Phoebe Judge talks with writer Edward Hoagland, the novelist and essayist noted especially for his writings about nature and wildlife.
Rojelio Garcia plays chess with an old teacher - while he's behind bars.
Jim Hays commissioned a novel about the succession of Texas to make a point about the federal government.
In an occasional series, we ask authors if they’ve ever met their literary heroes. Essayist and novelist Andrew Lam talks about meeting his hero, fiction writer Russell Banks.
When illustrator James Gulliver Hancock moved to New York City in 2009, he started to get familiar with the city by illustrating its buildings. He has compiled his sketches in his new book.
Today we share a story of an escape from Tibet in 1959 as a family and their children walked across the Himalayas.
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