What's on This Week

02.19.2017
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In this show, we explore storyworlds — the fictional universes that continue to enchant us.  Like the ghostly supernatural realm in which Abe Lincoln’s dead son, Willie, finds...
05.22.2016
(was 02.19.2017)
Guns are a part of our national mythology. Just consider the Western, Annie Oakley, Daniel Boone -- it's hard to deny the role guns had in shaping America. But what if all those...

On Our Minds

Larry Brilliant is a doctor, co-founder of the digital social network the Well, and he was the first executive director of Google.org. But back in the Sixties, he was a...
Colson Whitehead’s novel The Underground Railroad just won the 2016 National Book Award. Steve Paulson spoke with him about this powerful, sweeping epic. Hear an excerpt of...
This month the National Book Awards will announce this year’s winners. Among the finalists is Jacqueline Woodson’s novel “Another Brooklyn.” It’s her first adult novel in two...

An Evolving Look at Love

We're asking listeners to show us what brings love into their lives. Share yours on Instagram by tagging it #TTBOOK.