Jul 17, 2011 — NPR coverage of 30,000 Years of Art: The Story of Human Creativity Across Time and Space by Inc. Phaidon. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Mar 31, 2008 — As Women's History Month comes to a close, authors Charlotte Waisman and Jill Tietjan talk about their new book, Her Story: A Timeline of Women Who Changed America. The book — in stores on April 1st — highlights more than 900 women who left their mark on the nation's history.
Jan 13, 2008 — The ambitious new work 30,000 Years of Art celebrates human creativity from 28,000 B.C. to the present day. From primitive carvings to masterpieces by Velazquez and others, the tome presents 1,000 works in chronological order.
May 26, 2006 — Here's a way to travel, without suffering the high prices of fuel these days: Read one of Alan Cheuse's summer reading book picks. One of them is bound to move you someplace beyond your beach chair.
May 31, 2006 — Commentator Mark Bowden says he is surprised that so many people tell him the U.S. was to blame for the hostage crisis in 1979. He says the Iranians were wrong then, and they're wrong now in their brinksmanship over nuclear weapons. Later this week, we will hear another point of view from Barry Rosen, who was one of the hostages in Iran.
May 26, 2006 — Alan Cheuse selects Mark Bowden's account of the Iranian hostage crisis in his annual roundup of summer reading choices for All Things Considered: "This is Pulitzer-Prize material. Turn your keen eye to it."
May 1, 2006 — This past week marked the 26th anniversary of the failed rescue attempt of hostages held at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran for 444 days. We talks with journalist Mark Bowden, author of Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam.