Ian Purkayastha has loved truffles ever since he first tasted them as a teenager — at 15 years old, he was selling them to restaurants in his Arkansas hometown.
The Andrew Wyeth painting "Christina’s World" depicts a woman in a pink house dress stretched out in a field, turned toward a house in the distance.
Author and longtime foreign correspondent Stephen Kinzer's new book takes up a forgotten and fascinating chapter in American history.
Financial writer Beth Kobliner joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to talk about her new book, "Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even if You're Not)."
Derek Thompson, in his new book "Hit Makers," says popularity has to do with a combination of familiarity and distribution.
In 1998 reporter Claudia Rowe was living in Poughkeepsie, New York, working as a stringer for the New York Times, when she started covering a series of murders.
In the new book "A Consequential President," author Michael D'Antonio looks at Barack Obama's presidency through the promises he made when he was campaigning for office.
Barack Obama was a young U.S. Senate candidate when he burst onto the national stage with his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in 2004.
"Fat is vital to life, and because fat is so important, nature tries to protect it," said Sylvia Tara, author of "The Secret Life of Fat."
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon, editor of a new collection of Cash's poetry, tells Here & Now's Robin Young the musician was an "adept" at using words to paint a scene.
Noah’s new memoir details his early years in South Africa, where he navigated extreme poverty, hunger, racism, domestic violence and even a stint in prison.
After enduring a violent childhood, the bass-baritone turned his life around in ways he — and those around him — could scarcely have imagined.
When Jones was teenager in the 1970s, he considered suicide because of his sexuality. Then he discovered there were other people like him.
Here & Now's Robin Young spoke with Bennett about his new memoir, and the people who inspired his journey from Queens, New York, to citizen of the world.
Smith, the 2014 National Poetry Slam champion, joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss his new book of poetry, and living as an African-American man in the U.S.
Butter has a history going back thousands of years, and is a part of cuisines all over the world. It's also been praised for its flavor, and censured for its fat content.
Author Joe Ide, a Japanese American, always felt like an outsider growing up in a primarily African-American neighborhood. But he found solace in Sherlock Holmes stories.
"News of the World" tells the story of a news reader who's asked to return a little girl to relatives after she's spent years as a captive of the Kiowa Indians.
Ray Kroc took McDonald's restaurants from a small franchising operation to a global brand. His wife Joan left over $1 billion to various charitable organizations.
William McDonald, obituaries editor of the New York Times, has collected over 300 of the Times's death notices into a new book.