Fire lookout stations
Apr 23, 2011 — Philip Connors worked in Manhattan for years before he got the itch to get out. So he went way out — to a lookout tower in the Gila National Desert in New Mexico. He talks to Scott Simon about the gorgeous, jewel-toned views and why the solitary lifestyle speaks to him.
Apr 5, 2011 — The life of French chanteuse Edith Piaf; Tina Fey's hilarious book of zingers; the untold story of Julia and Paul Child in the OSS; and a quiet meditation on the desert wilderness from 10,000 feet above sea level.