Archive for January, 2012

Heather Donahue, Walter Mosley

January 31 . 2012

Actress Heather Donahue, who appeared as the lead character in The Blair Witch Project talks about her time as a medical marijuana grower in Grow Girl. Then, best selling author Walter Mosley with his latest novel, All I Did Was Shoot My Man.


Lori Andrews

January 30 . 2012

A leading expert on social networks and privacy Lori Andrews shows, through in-depth research and stories of abuses, as we work and chat and shop and date over the Web how we are opening ourselves up to increasingly intrusive and anonymous surveillance in I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did.

Gail Collins

January 27 . 2012

William Henry Harrison died just thirty-one days after taking the oath of office in 1841. Today he is a curiosity in American history, but NY Times columnist, Gail Collins shows in this entertaining and revelatory biography, he and his career are worth a closer look.

Katherine Stewart

January 26 . 2012

The Good News Club came to the public elementary school where journalist Katherine Stewart sent her children, but she soon discovered that the Club’s real mission is to convert children to fundamentalist Christianity.

John Woestendiek

January 25 . 2012

John Woestendiek takes readers behind the scenes of the emerging dog cloning industry in Dog, Inc., a fascinating look at how our emotional needs are bending the reaches of science and technology.

Scott Alarik

January 24 . 2012

Scott Alarik‘s Revival celebrates America’s renewed passion for folk music as well as a May-December romance with a young female songwriter and older male songwriter.

Jonathan Moreno

January 23 . 2012

Jonathan Moreno explains the most contentious biopolitics issues in The Body Politic, offering an engaging history of the intersection between science and democracy in American life.

Kayt Sukel, Dr. Amir Levine

January 20 . 2012

What does the brain have to say about the way we carry our hearts? Kayt Sukel made herself a guinea pig in the labs of some unusual love experts to find out in Dirty Minds. Then, co-author Dr. Amir Levine reveals in Attached how an understanding of the attachment theory can help us find and sustain love.

Jack Balkin

January 19 . 2012

Jack Balkin‘s Living Originalism shows why modern conceptions of civil rights and civil liberties, and the modern state’s protection of national security, health, safety, and the environment, are fully consistent with the Constitution’s original meaning.


John C. Tibbetts

January 18 . 2012

The Gothic tradition continues to excite the popular imagination and  John C. Tibbetts presents interviews and conversations with prominent folks as they trace the mode across three centuries in The Gothic Imagination.