Blues musician Corey Harris describes how he heard elements of his music in Mali when he made a trip there. From producer David Schulman's Musicians in Their Own Words.
Chloe Doutre-Roussel is a world-renowned chocolate taster.
We listen in on an archived conversation between the late writer James Baldwin and radio host Studs Terkel.
Quentin Rowan's spy novel, Assassin of Secrets, debuted to critical acclaim last November. Soon after, Google-savvy readers began to realize that Rowan had stolen nearly every word from other spy novels.
Poet Nikki Finney reads her poem about a lightning storm.
Sharon Olds reads her poem about her mother picking crabs for the family.
A story from Roman Mars and Sam Greenspan of 99% Invisible.
Robert MacFarlane reads from his latest book.
Charles Bernstein reads his poem "In Particular."
A look at the emerging renaissance of sign painters.
Dick visits with a Mississippi doctor who has modeled his health care plan on the "health houses" he saw during a visit to Iran.
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.
A reading by poet Martin Espada.
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