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The Transformative Power of Physical Activity

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 26, 2016

Geoff Norcross talks to three different authors about how athletic obsession can help us and hurt us.

Investigation Into LaVoy Finicum's Death | 'Everybody Reads' Author Cristina HenrĂ­quez

OPB | Broadcast: March 8, 2016

We hear about the investigation into the death of LaVoy Finicum. Then we talk to the author of "The Book of Unknown Americans" in front of a live audience at Literary Arts.

Malheur History | PERS Update | Growing Up In Polygamy

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 6, 2016

We look at the history of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, discuss the impact of rising pension costs on schools, and talk to Ruth Wariner about her childhood growing up in a polygamist Mormon community.

Live At Literary Arts With Jane Smiley

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 5, 2015

Pulitzer-Prize winning author Jane Smiley joins Think Out Loud to talk about her new trilogy.

Ann Patchett Talks About Writing And Life

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 21, 2013

Ann Patchett, the author of many award-winning novels, joins us to discuss her latest nonfiction book, This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage. Reserve your free tickets here.