Nov 5, 2012 — This week brings a notable story collection by Megan Mayhew Bergman and a memoir of art, alcoholism and family life by Jeanne Darst. Eric Weiner has an account of his spiritual journey, and Toby Lester explores Leonardo da Vinci's coming of age.
Dec 5, 2011 — In Eric Weiner's newest book, Man Seeks God, the former NPR foreign correspondent heads around the world on a humorous and thoughtful quest for spirituality.
Apr 6, 2009 — Jayanti Tamm grew up fully devoted to the teachings of Guru Sri Chinmoy. In her new memoir, Cartwheels In A Sari, Tamm tells the story of living in the Guru's inner circle, and her decision to lead a more independent life.
Jul 3, 2004 — Writer Jim Knipfel is known for his skewed visions of modern America — and for turning that same clarity on himself. Knipfel spoke with NPR's Margot Adler about his affection for Coney Island during a recent visit to the legendary Brooklyn neighborhood.