Joseph Eugene Stiglitz

American economist Joseph Eugene Stiglitz is a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics and the John Bates Clark Medal.

P.J. O'Rourke

P.J. O'Rourke is the author of such bestsellers as Parliament of Whores and Give War a Chance, as well as How the Hell Did This Happen?

Colson Whitehead

Praising Colson Whitehead, John Updike wrote: “Whitehead’s writing does what writing should do; it refreshes our sense of the world.” 

Sebastian Junger

Sebastian Junger, author of War and The Perfect Storm, investigates how we overcome trauma and seek something bigger than ourselves.

Joe Nocera

Joe Nocera, long-time Business and Opinion writer for the New York Times has just added a regular Times column about the business of sports.

E.J Dionne

E.J. Dionne is the author of Why The Right Went Wrong: Conservatism – from Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond.

Diane Rehm

The beloved NPR host speaks about the death (from Parkinson’s) of her husband of 54 years, and her struggle to reconstruct her life without him.

John Irving

John Irving brought to us Avenue of Mysteries, the 14th novel of his prolific career.

Jessye Norman

Legendary opera singer Jessye Norman, discusses her memoir Stand Up Straight and Sing!, which recalls the strong women who were her role models. She is interviewed by Gloria Steinem, feminist activist and co-founder of Ms. magazine.   Watch…

Timothy Geithner

Timothy Geithner, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and author of Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, is interviewed by James Surowiecki, staff writer of "The Financial Page" at The New Yorker.   Watch here.

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