September 16, 2017
Tur shares her "front-row" view of the Trump campaign. Maureen Corrigan reviews Claire Messud's latest novel. Hersch recounts a life in and out of jazz in his new memoir, Good Things Happen Slowly.
September 9, 2017
Le Carré looks back on his career in espionage, and White discusses his new film, Brad's Status, about a father who starts to experience status anxiety while taking his son on a college tour.
September 2, 2017
We commemorate Fresh Air's 30th anniversary as a nationally syndicated show with interviews from our first years on air. Kazan and Spector spoke to Terry Gross in '88. Updike's interview is from '89.
August 26, 2017
FBI profiler James R. Fitzgerald explains how linguistic work led helped unmask the Unabomber. Maureen Corrigan reviews Jenny Zhang's debut story collection. Everett discusses her work in Patti Cake$.
August 19, 2017
Brooks discusses Minecraft: The Island. Maureen Corrigan recommends a book about the appetites of notable women. Brown, who has cerebral palsy, imagines life inside the "Virginia State Colony."
August 12, 2017
Novelist Tom Perrotta explores the empty nest in Mrs. Fletcher. Albert Brooks' Lost in America proves a comedy for the ages. Howard Markel chronicles the family drama behind Kellogg's cereal.
August 5, 2017
Gore warns that Trump is a "distraction" from the issue of climate change. Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews Randy Newman's album Dark Matter. Levy reflects on the guilt and grief of miscarriage.
July 29, 2017
Williams discusses The Daily Show and her new film, The Incredible Jessica James. Maureen Corrigan reviews a biography of writer Himes. New York Times reporter Peter Baker talks about covering Trump.
July 22, 2017
Bragg describes skiffle, the music movement that brought guitar to British radio. James Forman Jr. explains how black Leaders unwittingly contributed to the era of mass incarceration.
July 15, 2017
Comic Kumail Nanjiani remembers the first time he thought of marrying then-girlfriend Emily V. Gordon: when he saw her in a coma. Ballerina Wendy Whelan fought to retire on her own terms.