October 3, 2015
Author D. Watkins discusses growing up during Baltimore's crack epidemic. Maureen Corrigan reviews Jojo Moyes' novel, After You. "Street doctor" James O'Connell treats Boston's most isolated patients.
September 26, 2015
Journalist Paul Vallely discuses the reforms Pope Francis is making. Kevin Whitehead reviews Concert By The Sea by Erroll Garner's trio. A surgeon seeks to help women navigate breast cancer treatment.
September 19, 2015
Author Mary Karr discusses the faults of memory and the challenges of writing about loved ones. Lutheran minister Nadia Bolz-Weber preaches a Gospel of love to junkies, drag queens and outsiders.
September 12, 2015
Reporter Evan Osnos discusses Donald Trump's appeal to white-rights groups. Baseball writer Lonnie Wheeler talks about the intangibles of winning. Alison Brie talks about her start in show business.
September 5, 2015
The author of The Corrections and the new novel Purity likens writing to losing himself in a dream. Steve Silberman talks about how Nazi extermination plans shaped our current understanding of autism.
August 29, 2015
Lesbian cartoonist Alison Bechdel talks about how her dad's closeted homosexuality affected her. Sarah Hepola examines how alcohol fit in with — and distorted — her idea of being an empowered woman.
August 22, 2015
The host of The Nightly Show talks about his show's first 100 episodes. Critic John Powers weighs in on the 1968 Buckley-Vidal debates. Lily Tomlin discusses great roles, old cars and coming out.
August 15, 2015
Journalist Bryan Christy talks about using GPS trackers to follow elephant poachers. Justin Chang reviews Mistress America. Phoebe Gloeckner and Marielle Heller discuss The Diary of a Teenage Girl.
August 8, 2015
Buzz Bissinger discusses his book about small-town high school football. Maureen Corrigan reviews Dragonfish, by Vu Tran. Susan Casey describes the life of dolphins and new threats the animals face.
August 1, 2015
Call Me Lucky, directed by comic Bobcat Goldthwait, profiles his mentor Barry Crimmins. David Edelstein reviews The End of the Tour. Teresa Ann Miller talks about training the dog leads in White God