All Things Considered for March 16, 2012
Mar 16, 2012 — In the golden age of flight, pilots reveled in the magic of lonely nights aloft and suffered the perils of stormy skies. Author Gregory Crouch recommends three books that describe these harrowing aero-adventures. Do you remember the first time you flew? Tell us your story in the comments.
Mar 16, 2012 — A new book called Why Nations Fail argues that a lot comes down to politics — not just laws, but also a country's norms.
Mar 15, 2012 — The jazz pianist and composer imagines music as human movement: rhythms that pulse and shift, intricate patterns of notes, a wide range of references. There are plenty of examples on his new trio album Accelerando.