Robert MacFarlane reads from his latest book.
Celebrating the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm.
The lost portraits of La Porte, Indiana
Lawrence Beesly, an English science teacher, was one of the Titanic’s survivors. We listen to the first-hand accounts he wrote in his book, “The Loss of the Titanic.”
Western writer Terry Tempest Williams spent 25 years sorting out the message her mother gave her when she left her three shelves of blank journals.
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.
Umpire Perry Barber worked the bases at many major league spring training games, but she won't be behind the plate for the regular season match ups. No woman ever has. Also in this episode, Jim Trelease has dinner with Dear Abby.
Dick speaks with Karl Marlantes who served in Vietnam and says ever since he has been dealing with the consequences of combat.
The diaries of Louisa May Alcott's mother.
The author reads the chapter "Lina" from his novel.
Author G. Neri reads a passage from his book about a boy named Marcus, "Chess Rumble."
Growing up with Anne Frank – a childhood friend remembers a vibrant, curious girl.
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