Aaron Schuman tells a story about a photograph he chose not to take. From the book Photographs Not Taken.
Joseph Shabalala tells the story of how music comes to him in his dreams.
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.
Music and conversation about an improvisational collaboration between a pianist and a violinist.
Dick speaks with Jeffrey Yang, a poet who has translated the works of imprisoned Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo.
Dick speaks with Ashley Bryan, best known for his children's books, about the Harlem Renaissance, Black American spirituals, and the power of voice.
Author G. Neri reads a passage from his book about a boy named Marcus, "Chess Rumble."
We hear the story of an American folk song, "This Land is Your Land."
Anna Schuleit is a MacArthur Genius Award winner. Her dramatic, large scale work is often based on things like abandoned buildings, and the remnants of war.
Angie Hicks, founder of Angie’s List, tells Dick how she started her business by knocking on doors.
A woman who started a list for Londoners to rent out their gardens to Olympic visitors.
Producer Larry Massett visits his mother and they plan a trip together and Larry documents every step.
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