Here & Now's Robin Young visited the author and historian at her home to talk about her book "Leadership: In Turbulent Times," and her husband, speechwriter Richard Goodwin, who died...
"Winnie's Great War" introduces young readers to World War I through the lens of a bear cub, who became the real-life inspiration for Winnie the Pooh.
Linda Kay Klein grew up a devout Evangelical Christian. She broke up with her high school boyfriend after being convinced the joy she felt around him made her impure.
The colorful, molded gelatin dessert was anything but a wonderland for the women of Allie Rowbottom's family.
Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Adeyemi about her young adult fantasy novel "Children of Blood and Bone."
Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Katharine Dion about her book "The Dependents," and why it makes for a memorable summer read.
When it comes to navigating the night sky, many of us don't get much further than the Big Dipper. Astronomer Dean Regas hopes to change that.
In 1968, the planet convulsed. Historian Richard Vinen writes about the defining year in his book "1968: Radical Protest and Its Enemies."
Flint, Michigan, changed its water system in 2014, resulting in water so toxic that residents got sick. Some even died. But that flip of a switch isn't when the city's...
Millions of Americans who are in the middle class feel like they're on shaky economic ground, author Alissa Quart tells Here & Now's Lisa Mullins.
Author and National Book Award winner Francine Prose is frequently asked for suggestions of good books to read.
The U.S. border with Canada is the world's longest international border, yet it receives very little attention.
Makkai's new novel "The Great Believers" looks at how AIDS not only ravaged the gay community in Chicago in the 1980s and '90s, but continued to impact lives decades later.
When Elizabeth Katkin and her husband decided to have children, it took nine years, seven miscarriages, 10 in vitro fertilization treatments and close to $200,000.
Poet Terrance Hayes won a National Book Award for his 2010 collection "Lighthead." His new book "American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin" is out today.
Kelly Yang came to the Unites States from China at the age of 6. From ages 8-12, she helped her parents manage motels, often by taking charge of the front...
The book's setting feels at times post-apocalyptic, as main character Håkan makes his way from San Francisco to New York to find his brother.
The hero in "The Devil's Half Mile" is investigating the death of his father, who may have been involved in some shady deals.
Every Memorial Day, there's a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. A new book tells the story of how that first soldier was selected...
For a brief period in 1860 and 1861, the mail delivery service reduced the time it took to carry messages from Missouri to California to just 10 days.