President John F. Kennedy first announced the mission to the moon in 1961 — well before the U.S. had the equipment to carry it out.
Here & Now's Lisa Mullins talks with Dr. Damon Korb about the path to organization, which he writes about in his new book, "Raising an Organized Child."
Former editor Trish Hall has written a new how-to book, "Writing to Persuade: How to Bring People Over to Your Side." She joins host Lisa Mullins to talk about the...
Robert Cutler was President Dwight Eisenhower's right hand. He was also a closeted gay man who helped carry out a 1953 executive order to identify and remove gay employees from...
"Stoner" seemed destined for obscurity when it was first published. But the book sold over a million copies in Europe and is beloved by a number of literary critics.
After a motorcycle accident that almost took off his foot, Johns Hopkins University bioethicist Travis Rieder became dependent on the pain medication he had been prescribed.
In their book "Songs Of America," historian Jon Meacham and country music superstar Tim McGraw trace the ways music has told the country's story since its founding.
Over the last two years, with the Trump administration escalating its anti-press rhetoric, Jim Acosta has often been the target of its attacks.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with musician, poet and activist Ani DiFranco about her new book "No Walls and the Recurring Dream: A Memoir."
In 1908, three riders from Hawaii came to compete in the biggest rodeo in America — Frontier Days in Wyoming. Their abilities stunned spectators.
For the first time in 10 years, famed chef and philanthropist José Andrés has published a new cookbook: "Vegetables Unleashed."
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with author Joseph C. Sternberg about "The Theft of a Decade: How the Baby Boomers Stole the Millennials' Economic Future."
"It is worse, much worse, than you think." That's how author David Wallace-Wells' new book "The Uninhabitable Earth" opens.
The duo recently teamed up to create a collection of Marx’s mother’s sayings — accompanied by Chast’s hilarious illustrations — for their new book.
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with author Bryce Andrews about his book "Down from the Mountain: The Life and Death of a Grizzly Bear."
Mitchell Zuckoff spent years researching the stories of individuals whose lives were forever altered, if not ended, on Sept. 11, 2001.
Award-winning author Ali Benjamin's new young adult novel "The Next Great Paulie Fink," has familiar themes.
In her new book, Emily Bazelon argues that prosecutors have become too powerful — to the detriment of our criminal justice system.
It's been four years since the death of New York Times columnist David Carr. His daughter, Erin Lee Carr, is out with a book about her relationship with her father.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Janny Scott about her new book.