All Things Considered for July 6, 2011
Jul 6, 2011 — James Farm isn't a person, but the name of a jazz supergroup comprising saxophonist Joshua Redman, pianist Aaron Parks, bassist Matt Penman and drummer Eric Harland. The band's self-titled debut is complex and truly collaborative.
Jul 6, 2011 — In one province of the southeastern African nation, 30 percent of women are HIV-positive. Pregnant women who seek prenatal care are routinely tested for the virus and, if infected, will be given anti-retroviral drugs to help prevent transmission to their babies. But drug shortages are preventing some women from getting the help they need.
Jun 20, 2011 — Sometimes you just can't face the world. What to do? Curl up with Joyce Cary's The Horse's Mouth, says author Kate Christensen. This fun, frequently unsavory romp is the perfect escape.