Find WBUR Hosts, Reporters & Producers At The 2019 Boston Book Festival!

WBUR is pleased to participate in the 2019 Boston Book Festival with 13 hosts, producers and reporters moderating stimulating conversations with notable authors and cutting-edge thinkers. WBUR’s engagement with the Boston Book Festival underscores its commitment to supporting public conversation and promoting cultural expression that enhances the vibrancy of Greater Boston.

On October 19-20, members of WBUR will moderate the following panels with distinguished authors:

Tiziana Dearing
Radio Boston host  

“Lions and Tigers and Dogs and Kids”
Barbara Natterson-Horowitz
Kathryn Bowers
Alexandra Horowitz
10/19: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Shira Springer
Sports and society reporter

“Memoir: From Playbooks to Pi: A Former Raven Tells All”
John Urschel
Louisa Thomas
10/19: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Anthony Brooks   
Senior political reporter

“American Power: The Season Finale”
Andrew Bacevich
Stephen Walt
10/19: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Zeninjor Enwemeka     
Business, tech and culture reporter

“Life, Love, and the Pursuit of Happiness”
Kim McLarin
Tracy Strauss
Amanda Benchley
10/19: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Robin Young    
Here & Now co-host     

“Is There Still Sex in the City?”
Candace Bushnell
Ada Calhoun
10/19: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Meghna Chakrabarti 
On Point host

“Technologies of Freedom or Control?”
Shoshana Zuboff
Roger McNamee
10/19: 2:15pm - 3:15pm

Simón Ríos      

“A Country of Immigrants”
Abdi Nor Iftin
Jennine Capó Crucet
Richard Blanco
10/19: 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Callum Borchers        
BostonomiX reporter

"‘The Butlah Did It’: Mysteries with a Boston Accent”
Adam Abramowitz
Edwin Hill
Hank Phillippi Ryan
Kate Racculia
10/19: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Jeremy Hobson
Here & Now co-host     

“Media, Politics, and Fake News”
Jill Abramson
James Poniewozik
Brian Rosenwald
10/19: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Barbara Moran
Earthwhile senior producing editor

“Paper or Plastic and Other Environmental Conundrums”
Harriet Washington
Andrew McAfee
Joshua Goldstein
10/19: 4:00pm - 5:15pm

Arielle Gray 
The ARTery arts engagement producer

“Memoir: Seeking the Self”
Saeed Jones
Cyrus Grace Dunham
10/19: 4:15pm - 5:15pm

Carey Goldberg 
CommonHealth editor 

“Science and Psychiatry”
Naomi Oreskes
Anne Harrington
10/19: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Jose Masso      
Con Salsa Producer

“Blues Men”
Bill Banfield
Clifford Thompson
10/20: 3:00-4:00pm

To view the full schedule and for more information about the Boston Book Festival, please visit


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