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

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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