“I think she would have loved it,” Charlotte Jones Voiklis said.
From novel to now the big screen, we’ll unpack "A Wrinkle in Time’s" message for a new generation of girls.
Frankenstein at 200. We’ll dissect Mary Shelley’s iconic Gothic novel, its themes of responsibility in innovation, ethics, and lessons for today.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has cosmic questions about space and time. He’ll bring it all down to earth for us.
Few people can string together words as beautifully as Ian McEwan. He joins us to talk about his new tale of a prenatal Hamlet.
ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas joins us for a frank conversation about her battle with alcoholism.
They call her the Comma Queen. Lessons on life and language with the New Yorker’s ultimate grammar editor, Mary Norris.
One thing about public radio listeners like you is that you love to read books.
On our show Friday, we talk to two book critics and one independent bookseller about their top books of the year.
The best books of 2017, as picked by On Point's staff.
Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Maria Tatar, his co-editor on a new anthology of African American folktales, joined On Point Tuesday to talk about their book.
A groundbreaking collection of African-American folktales is out. We’ll turn the pages with Henry Louis Gates Jr. and folklore scholar Maria Tatar.
Virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier now says VR could be the “evilest invention of all time.” He makes the case.
Prima ballerina Misty Copeland on challenging beauty norms and loving yourself as you are.
We're talking to author A.J. Jacobs about the family tree — his new take on genealogy, DNA and the ties that bind us.
Ron Chernow’s history lesson on Hamilton went to Broadway—now he takes up President Ulysses S. Grant.
Barbara and Jenna Bush, presidential daughters and granddaughters, join the program to talk about their new book, "Sisters First."
The author George Saunders won the Man Booker literary prize on Tuesday for his first novel, "Lincoln in the Bardo."
History's most creative genius — Leonardo da Vinci. Walter Isaacson explores the life of the great Renaissance genius of art and science.
To help make sense of this moment in our country we spoke with the Pulitzer-prize-winning novelist and essayist.