Posted on · Episode: 1339 The Good Soldier Svejk, a fine organizational model. Today, an old, but very sound, book on corporate management.
Posted on · Episode: 1337 Frankenstein — the monster of our obsessiveness. Today, we consider a favorite nightmare.
Posted on · Episode:1331 The Mississipi and Mark Twain’s time warp. Today, a River in 1883.
Posted on · The novelist talks about the latest entry in his Bernie Gunther series of mysteries.
Posted on · Episode: 1209 Early fliers — all seem to’ve been good-looking and literate Today, we write about flight.
Posted on · Episode: 1206 Harriet Beecher Stowe: “No talent, only genius” Today, a woman turns slavery from theoretical wrong into personal evil.
Posted on · Episode: 1198 In which Virgil visits a theme park and writes the Aeneid Today, we pass through the Gates of Hell.
Posted on · Daring exploits, love stories, and adventure abound in this week's literary themed episode.
Posted on · Episode: 1193 Beryl Markham flies out of Africa, and across the Atlantic Today, a daring flight and an unlikely book.
Posted on · Episode: 1168 Voltaire, Newton, science, and the French Revolution Today, Newton, Voltaire, and the French Revolution.
Posted on · Episode: 1159 In which Nevil Shute looks at the ordeal of aerial bombing Today, Nevil Shute predicts the chilling anonymity of war.
Posted on · Houston Public Media is proud to present the live streaming of poet Tracy K. Smith’s reading of her memoir, Ordinary Light, as part of the Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series. About the Novel TRACY K. SMITH’s memoir Ordinary Light, “one of the most anticipated books of 2015” (Time Out New York), and […]
Posted on · Episode: 1115 New York Library’s selection of the Books of the Century Today, a bold listing of books that’ve shaped us.
Posted on · Episode: 1090 In which Edgar Allen Poe writes about conchology Today, an act of plagiarism is not quite what it seems to be.
Posted on · A girl with a runaway imagination and a mural that comes to life. What could go wrong?