Author Peter Zuckerman discusses Buried in the Sky, which focuses on a 2008 disaster when 11 climbers from around the world died near the summit of K2.
OPB | June 04, 2013 7 a.m.
On a visit to Think Out Loud, social psychologist and author Jonathan Haidt weighed in on some of the moral issues facing American politics, as well as issues specific to Oregon, including the fluoridation debate and logging.
OPB | May 24, 2013 7:15 a.m.
Author Shawn Vestal grew up in a Mormon family in Gooding, Idaho, but left the faith as a young adult. His new short story collection examines issues of faith, as well as secular takes on life and the afterlife.
OPB | May 23, 2013 6:45 a.m.
Author and illustrator Allen Say shares what it feels like to win this year's Oregon Book Award for children's literature. Plus, find out the inspiration behind his new book, The Favorite Daughter.
OPB | May 20, 2013 7:15 a.m.
Michael Pollan's latest book, Cooked, traces his journey of relearning how to cook and cooking's connection to community, spirituality and family.
NPR | June 19, 2013 12:07 p.m.
Journalist Shane Harris says that surveillance programs have a significant history in the U.S.
NPR | June 19, 2013 11:41 a.m.
Sahar Delijani's Children of the Jacaranda Tree is inspired by stories of post-revolutionary Iran.
NPR | June 19, 2013 4:03 a.m.
Maggie O'Farrell's new novel follows a troubled Irish Catholic family in London during a heat wave.
NPR | June 18, 2013 3:18 p.m.
Lauren Beukes' latest, The Shining Girls, traces the gruesome path of a time-traveling killer.
NPR | June 18, 2013 10:52 a.m.
Anonymous Sources draws onMary Louise Kelly's experiences reporting on national security.
NPR | June 17, 2013 2:11 p.m.
Journalist Charles Glass' book shows that the line between courage and cowardice is never simple.
NPR | June 17, 2013 11:30 a.m.
Writer Alexander Nazaryan says the 1938 novel is an all-too-real parody of print journalism.
NPR | June 17, 2013 10:31 a.m.
Fans of YA novelist Judy Blume have riffed on Bloomsday — a celebration of James Joyce's Ulysses.
NPR | June 17, 2013 10:13 a.m.
The Troubles and their aftermath inspire Stuart Neville's novels, including The Ghosts of Belfast.
NPR | June 17, 2013 8:06 a.m.
The author visits Alt.Latino to discuss a wide range of subjects — and play a wide range of music.