Jan 11, 2012 — Novelist Jeff Shaara ends his World War II series, comedian Tina Fey gets bossy, playwright Michael Frayn remembers his working-class English father, former banker William Cohan scrutinizes Goldman Sachs, and journalist Seth Mnookin advocates for vaccines.
Jul 13, 2011 — Dan Kois picks five hilarious new books to lift you out of the summer swelter. Go ahead: Laugh, giggle or guffaw until you sweat!
Jan 9, 2011 — Twenty-five percent of Americans believe vaccines could lead to development disorders in children. How can so many people be wrong?
Nov 18, 2009 — It's been all Palin all the time ever since the former Alaska governor unveiled her memoir on Oprah on Monday. Matthew Continetti of the Weekly Standard comes to Palin's defense in his new book, The Persecution of Sarah Palin: How the Elite Media Tried to Bring Down a Rising Star.
May 22, 2008 — News spread quickly on Tuesday when doctors announced that Senator Ted Kennedy had a malignant brain tumor. Guests and callers discuss the difficult decisions public figures and their families must make when faced with serious health problems.
Mar 4, 2008 — In her new critique of contemporary culture, Susan Jacoby lambastes America's increasing preoccupation with "anti-intellectualism" and "junk thought." The Age of American Unreason is her eighth book.
Sep 20, 2006 — After all his success in TV, movies, on records and in stand-up, Bob Newharts' first book is just out. It's called I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This! The book tells the story of a kid from Chicago who turned the trademark stammer and one-sided telephone conversations into a career.
Sep 1, 2006 — New numbers from U.S. Department of Labor point to a jobless rate of just 4.7 percent nationwide. Some media outlets tout employment figures as a major indicator of the nation's economic health — but author and economist Gene Epstein says the jobless numbers shouldn't be taken too seriously.
Mar 24, 2005 — Thomas de Zengotita, author of Mediated: How the Media Shapes your World and the Way you Live in It. Professor at the Dalton School at New York University. Contributing editor for Harper's magazine
Dec 15, 2004 — Richard Viguerie is considered the "funding father" of the conservative movement. In the 1970s and 80s he pioneered direct mail political fundraising. He is a co-author of America's Right Turn: How Conservatives Used New and Alternative Media to Take Power. He now heads the organization American Target Advertising Inc.