Nov 19, 2012 — Novelist Richard Mason explores belle epoque pleasures, biographer Jean Baker champions sex educator Margaret Sanger, journalist A.J. Jacobs gets healthy, comedian Bill Cosby outsmarts his grandkids, and writer Geoff Dyer takes on filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky.
Dec 28, 2011 — The NPR Music staff presents 12 titles that range from the art of album covers to disco to Def Jam to metal to MTV. This year, our favorite music reads were mostly revealing biographies and wide-spanning analyses.
Dec 25, 2011 — Every year, the comedian's three young grandchildren visit him for Christmas. Problem is, "they're annoying," he says. So Cosby came up with a plan to calm the squabbling children and restore Christmas cheer to his household.
Dec 6, 2007 — In a new book, Come On People, comedian Bill Cosby and psychiatrist Alvin Poussaint urge struggling black communities in America to get "on the path from victims to victors."
Oct 16, 2007 — Actor-comedian Bill Cosby and Dr. Alvin Poussaint are highlighting what they say is a culture of victimhood among African-Americans. Their new book Come On People: On the Path from Victims to Victors explores their collective vision for black America.