October 12, 2014
Lesley Stahl talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist James Risen about his case and his new book, PAY ANY PRICE: Greed, Power, and Endless War (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) on this week's CBS 60 Minutes.
September 23, 2014
This fall, Slate and the Whiting Foundation join forces in praise of unsung second novels, those too-often ignored or under-appreciated children of the literary world. The list of favorite novels will be unveiled on November 19th.
September 01, 2014
Nick Romeo of The Boston Globe reviewed Richard Nisbett's Mindware, writing that the book "could be mistaken for a manual on how to create a new species, one similar but superior to our own."
August 11, 2014
Charlie Rose talks to Reid Hoffman about his new book, The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age:
August 11, 2014
If Only It Were History: Eric Schlosser on the State of Our Nuclear Arsenal Today and Tomorrow
Tune in or live stream at www.npr.org for Dave Davies' interview with Eric Schlosser about his Pulitzer finalist Command and Control.
April 27, 2014
Lesley Stahl interviews Eric Schlosser about his book, Command and Control, on a special, two-part segment on CBS 60 Minutes:
April 15, 2014
Carlotta Gall discusses her new book, THE WRONG ENEMY: America in Aghanistan 2001-2014 (Houghton Mffilin Harcourt), with Terry Gross on NPR's Fresh Air.
April 13, 2014
Debora L. Spar reviews What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know (NYU Press) by Joan C. Williams and Rachel Dempsey for The New York Times Book Review.
"Deftly combining sociological research with a more casual narrative style, 'What Works for Women at Work' offers unabashedly straightforward advice in a how-to primer for ambitious women…The authors plow nimbly through decades of research, transforming what could have been dry and impenetrable statistics into attention-grabbing revelations."
April 08, 2014
Adam Grant spoke with David Brancaccio on this morning's Marketplace about how to spot givers and takers in your workplace.
April 07, 2014
Josh Ruxin, author of A Thousand Hills to Heaven: Love, Hope, and a Restaurant in Rwanda (Little Brown), spoke about his restaurant, Heaven, in Kigali, Rwanda, and about the state of the country 20 years after the genocide on today's episode of The Takeaway.
March 23, 2014
The New York Times Magazine ran an excerpt today from Carlotta Gall's The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan 2001-2014 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt).
March 01, 2014
Abbe Wright includes What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know (NYU Press) by Joan C. Williams and Rachel Dempsey in its 10 Titles to Pick Up Now feature in the March issue.
"Written by a mother-daughter duo, this decidedly unwonky examination of gender bias doubles as a playbook on how to transcend and triumph."