Book Reviews Episodes

Book Reviews International Relations

Pakistan: Origins, Identity and Future. In conversation with Professor Pervez Hoodbhoy

June 2, 2023

A sweeping review of history, culture and politics of the Muslim people on the Indian Subcontinent.

Book Reviews Literary

Becoming the Ex-Wife: The Unconventional Life and Forgotten Writings of Ursula Parrott. Talking with author, Professor Marsha Gordon.

May 31, 2023

Ursula Parrott a famous author from 1929 to the late 1940s and a member of the Lost Generation was largely forgotten but Marsha Gordon is bringing Parrott’s works back to readers.

Book Reviews Literary

Who killed Jerusalem ? Talking with author George Albert Brown

May 25, 2023

1970s San Francisco whodunit full of colorful characters with an homage to 18th century poet William Blake.

Book Reviews International Relations

Everyday War: talking with author Greta Uehling.

May 10, 2023

An intervention how we think about war. War from the civilian perspective. Conscious ways non combatants participate in war.

Guest: Greta Uehling
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The Rage of Innocence: How America criminalizes Black Youth. Talking with author, Professor Kristin Henning.

April 13, 2023

The disparate treatment of black versus white youth in the juvenile Justice system is highlighted.

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Suppressed: Confessions of a former New York Times Washington Correspondent. Talking with author Robert M. Smith.

April 5, 2023

Bob Smith relates his experience with the Washington Bureau of The New York Times during the Nixon Administration including Watergate.

Book Reviews Actress

Irene Tsu, star of stage, film and TV. In conversation with Shaun Chang of the Hill Place Movie and TV Blog.

March 17, 2023

Irene Tsu has over 80 credits to her name and has been active in the entertainment world since the 1960s.

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The Aftermath: The last days of the Baby Boom and the future of power in America. In conversation with author Philp Bump

March 9, 2023

The 76 million Baby Boomers born between 1946 and 1964 are retiring and putting pressure on Social Security and housing values. But the Millennials an equally large generation born between 1981 and 1996, have other social, e…

Guest: Philip Bump
Book Reviews History

American Midnight: The Great War, a Violent Peace and Democracy's Forgotten Crisis. Talking with author Adam Hochschild.

March 5, 2023

The 1917 to 1921 period was a time of suppression of rights, lynchings, pandemic and WWI. A stricken President and a failed peace treaty.

Book Reviews Black History Month

The Wounded World. In conversation with author Professor Chad L. Williams

Feb. 22, 2023

W.E.B Du Bois and the African American Experience in the First World War.

Book Reviews Society

The Inclusive Economy: How to bring wealth to America's poor. Talking with author and Senior Research Fellow at the Cato Institute, Michael Tanner.

Jan. 5, 2023

Both a modern history of US poverty programs and a four point prescription to tackle the root causes of poverty.

Book Reviews Business

Power Failure: The Rise and Fall of an American Icon. In conversation with author William D. Cohan.

Dec. 7, 2022

New York Times bestselling author William D. Cohan discusses his latest book Power Failure. Bill interviewed three of the last four CEOs of General Electric, among many other insiders, to get a first hand account about the …