Law professor Mary Ziegler explains how the anti-abortion movement upended the GOP establishment and helped push the courts to the right. Her new book is Dollars for Life.
In her book, author Angela Garbes makes the case that the work of raising children has always been undervalued and undercompensated in the U.S. Then came the pandemic, and everything got harder.
In his new book, An Immense World, science writer Ed Yong explores the diversity of perception in the animal world — including echolocation, magnetic fields and ultraviolet vision.
Pulitzer prize-winning science journalist Ed Yong writes in a perfect balance of scientific rigor and personal awe as he invites readers to grasp something of how other animals experience the world.
A thousand pages of correspondence by Oscar Hammerstein II, the lyricist for such musicals as Show Boat, Oklahoma!, Carousel and The Sound of Music are available to a wide public for the first time.
Ayesha Rascoe speaks with journalist Ed Yong about his new book, "An Immense World." Yong looks at how animals use their senses to perceive the world in a radically different way than humans.
Mason Hereford, owner and chef of the Turkey and the Wolf restaurant in New Orleans, has made his mark in the food world by infusing regional favorites with refined touches.
Andrew Limbong, host of NPR's Book of the Day podcast, recommends key books to read on right wing extremism and former President Donald Trump's attempt to overturn the 2020 election results.
Juneteenth celebrates the day slavery ended in Texas, June 19, 1865. Historian Annette Gordon-Reed studies the early American republic and the legacy of slavery. Originally broadcast May 25, 2021.