Past Authors and Interviewers

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.

Ann Patchett

Author ANN PATCHETT interviewed DIANE REHM at the Kentucky Center on March 23, 2016. LISTEN HERE or on your favorite podcast app WATCH now on KET's Great Conversations   Ann Patchett is the author of six novels, The Patron Saint…

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.

Philippe de Montebello

Philippe de Montebello, the longest-serving director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, discusses his book, Rendez-vous with Art. He is interviewed by chief art critic for The New York Times Michael Kimmelman.   Watch here.

Sister Helen Prejean

Sister Helen Prejean C.S.J. is the author behind the book that inspired the movie Dead Man Walking.

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