Past Authors and Interviewers

Thomas L. Friedman

In his most ambitious work to date, Thomas L. Friedman shows that we have entered an age of dizzying acceleration–and explains how to live in it.

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.

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.

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