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In the "Harry Potter and the Sacred Text" podcast, the hosts apply traditional religious reading practices to "Harry Potter" chapters in pursuit of larger meaning and life lessons.
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Inside the mind of Robert Mueller. We’ll unpack the latest news from the Mueller investigation and explore what makes the special prosecutor tick with his biographer, Garrett Graff.
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Cinque Henderson discusses his new book about how today's students lack discipline and order and why that needs to change.
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Elizabeth Rush spent five years exploring America's coastlines, learning about the people, animals and ecosystem whose existence has already been upended by sea level rise.
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In his new novel, Richard Beard probes what happened the day his 9-year-old brother Nicholas drowned, an event which his family rarely spoke about.
Besides Jimmy Page, legendary guitarist and founder of Led Zeppelin, the band also had another genius: its manager, Peter Grant.
The best reads of 2018. We’ll hear picks from book critics and an independent bookseller.
In a special hour, we hear from performers about how their own lives and experiences influence and inspire their art.