Katy Waldman, Isaac Chotiner, and Laura Miller discuss The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, the sprawling novel by Arundhati Roy about sectarian violence in India.
Tracy Crow and Jerri Bell discuss their book It's My Country Too: Women's Military Stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan at Politics and Prose.
Katy Waldman, Jacob Brogan, and Meghan O'Rourke discuss Durga Chew-Bose's collection of essays Too Much and Not the Mood. Next month's book is Do Not Become Alarmed, by Maile Meloy.
"It's my story and no one else's."
April Ryan moderates a panel including Mary Frances Berry, Avis Jones-DeWeever, Wesley Lowery, and Julianne Malveaux.
"Everyone's tapping back into their childhood fantasies and obsessions."
Richard Rothstein, in conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates, discusses his book The Color Of Law
“I don’t think you have to deny your essential self, but maybe you have to bring it fully to the game.”
"Every job I've ever had has been either making trouble or making change."
Todd Stern, Dave Levitan, Jamie Henn, and Kristen Gunther discuss the state of Climate Change science and policy.
"When I was little, I threw myself against the screen and got kicked out of a movie theater. It was Fantasia. I wanted to get inside the movie. I didn't understand."
"I wouldn't be where I am today if I adhered to what people had to say about me."
"What you have to say is worth saying."
Welcome to the first ever episode of our brand new podcast!