A refugee’s harrowing escape from war-torn Yemen is also a remarkable story of interfaith cooperation.
Grace Kennan Warnecke, the daughter of legendary American diplomat George Kennan, talks about her new memoir.
The first woman to be president of the University of Chicago, who is also a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, talks about her extraordinary life.
A reporter researching his family history tells an intimate story of China’s modernization. Scott Tong discusses his new book “A Village with My Name.”
A new book by author and photographer Larry Broutman highlights headstones, monuments and memorials at more than 30 area cemeteries.
The award-winning actor and director talks about her new book, a collection of personal essays that explore her journey as a feminist.
That storied and unstoppable Cubs double-play combination of “Tinker to Evers to Chance” is chronicled in a new book. We talk Cubs history with author David Rapp.
There are 3,149 different types of plants in the Chicago region. A massive new book details every single one.
From the constitution to the courts to the ballot box, how corporations boosted their legal standing in the U.S. A conversation with author Adam Winkler.
A new book on changing attitudes towards love and marriage in India from an author with a local connection.
What it’s like to practice medicine in Jerusalem, one of the most religiously and politically complicated cities on Earth. A discussion with Dr. Elisha Waldman about his new memoir.
Why President Donald Trump’s election wasn’t an outlier, but part of a worldwide surge in populism. A discussion with author and scholar Yascha Mounk.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, director and screenwriter joins us to talk about his new book – and the city that inspired it.
How hiring and promoting women can help businesses succeed, and how men can make that happen. We speak with author Joanne Lipman about her new book.
Could a new space race led by private entrepreneurs take humans to Mars and beyond? Futurist and best-selling author Michio Kaku talks about humanity’s destiny to colonize the solar system and reach for the stars.
Amanda Lucidon talks about finding candid moments in formal settings. In her new book, she gathers some of her favorite images of then-first lady Michelle Obama.