book review podcasts

Book Review: From Russia With Love

Thomas reviews the classic British novel "From Russia With Love" by Ian Fleming, first published in 1957 with a film...

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Sunstein on Infotopia, Information and Decision-Making

Cass Sunstein of the University of Chicago talks about the ideas in his latest book, Infotopia: How Many Minds...

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Politicians

A spotlight on entrepreneurs, politicians and statesmen who changed our world. Elaine speaks with Senator Gary Hart...

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Independence Day 2015

A literary celebration of the 4th with the spotlight on our nation's capital. Elaine focuses on new fiction and...

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Favorite Authors

A look at new titles from favorite authors --just in time for our summer reading pleasure. We wanted more...and here...

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Father's Day 2015

A fitting tribute for Father's Day - a literary look at the "Strong, Silent Type." You're sure to find the perfect...

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Courtroom Thrillers

A great selection of courtroom thrillers. Which to read first? You be the judge. Elaine speaks to Steve Martini about...

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Beach Reads

A first look at "beach reads" for your early summer enjoyment - everything from Stephen King's newest to "chick lit"...

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Celebrities

A look at the new crop of celebrity bios, written by the men and women frequently in the Hollywood headlines. To add...

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Sci-Fi

Award winning Sci Fy books that explore galaxies and times far, far away - and interior worlds that are often more...

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Political Books

An "inside the Beltway" look at political books making headlines. Elaine presents a mix of new histories from...

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Mother's Day 2015

In this special Mother's Day salute, Elaine features a great mix of titles from favorite authors, memoirs by fashion...

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Binge Reading

Since "Binge Watching" is so much a part of our culture now, we explore "Binge Reading" with new titles from favorite...

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History

Fabulous new histories brimming with satisfying substance. Elaine speaks with Les Standiford about the evolution of...

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Thrillers

Preview new thrillers that are making their way up the bestseller lists. Steve Berry returns to the program to give...

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Innovators

A show that gets down to business with books from creative thinkers who innovate - in the corporate world, and in...

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The American West

A trip to the American West, where cowboys still climb into the saddle, ready for the ride. We'll preview new titles...

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Family Fiction

Family is at the core of all of our stories...yet how different they are. Today we focus on new fiction with families...

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Health and Nutrition

Spring into health with new titles on nutrition, plus fitness advice from top-tier experts. Elaine speaks with...

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Ides of March

It's the Ides of March...and with a nefarious nod toward Caesar, we've got murder on our minds. We're up for an...

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