A time-traveling journey through an urban landscape and the writers it's sustained.
The author of The Pacific talks about the book, the HBO series, and the dark side of the "Good War."
In his latest book, The Social Animal, New York Times columnist David Brooks explores who we are and
how we got that way. He discusses his findings in a conversation with James Mustich.
A conversation with Stacy Schiff about her new biography of the woman who once held the fate of the Western world in her hands.
A conversation with
neurologist and bestselling author Oliver Sacks about his latest book, The Mind's Eye, an exploration of the
mysteries of vision.
The novelist and critic
discusses the "ecology of terror" and the challenge of writing with
A joint interview with historian Sean Wilentz (Bob Dylan in America) and music critic
Greil Marcus (Bob Dylan by Greil Marcus:
Writings 1968-2010) on Dylan's career and the courses through history it
An interview with the legendary reporter on the occasion of the publication of The Silent Season of a Hero, collecting six decades of his sports writing.
Modern day adventures in Utopian living.
A video interview with the author of The Shallows on the perils posed by our immersion in a world of online distractions.
A conversation (with videos) with the author of a new memoir about youth, heartbreak, and the music of the MTV generation.
A conversation with the author of Cognitive Surplus on the past, present, and future of books, and other matters of culture and technology.
The virtual reality pioneer and author of You Are Not a Gadget talks with Andrew Keen about the problem of "digital humanism."
The author of the celebrated Cloud Atlas on his new novel, the allure of history, Charles Dickens, and Star Trek.
Adam Hanft talks to the author of Predictably Irrational about The Upside of Irrationality.
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