Historian and author Adrian Miller has studied how food can be weaponized to create stereotypes and stigmatize certain communities.
Jul. 10from Good Food
The Carpathian Mountains are an imposing presence in Romania’s landscape. It intertwines many cultures to create a distinct cuisine.
Chef Sami Tamimi is a partner of the Ottolenghi empire in London. Tamimi discusses salads and dips that complement summer grilling.
History, autobiography, travelogue—a hybrid form—"Young Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Memoir and a Reckoning", by Alex Halberst.
Jul. 9from Bookworm
Eatonville was the first all-Black city to be incorporated into the state of Florida.
Jul. 3from Good Food
“ The Negro Motorist Green Book ” was considered the "Bible of Black Travel," a guide that clued African Americans into safe roadside stops during Jim Crow.
Ninety-five percent of America’s farmers are white. Natasha Bowens left a job as a public health advocate in Washington, D.C.
One of the nation's most distinctive and varied regional cuisines comes from the American South.
John C. Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.
Jul. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Scott Spencer’s new novel, “ An Ocean Without a Shore,” is about a life seeped in unfulfilled desires.
Jul. 2from Bookworm
During the coronavirus pandemic, people seem to be doing more puzzles, including jigsaws, crosswords, and the New York Times’ Spelling Bee.
Jun. 29from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Grilling is part of Southeast Asian home cooking repertoire, according to cookbook author Leela Punyaratabandhu.
Jun. 26from Good Food
“Dishoom” is a Bollywood term — when the hero lands a punch on the villain’s face. It’s the equivalent of “Pow!”
Brit Bennett pushes questions of race and color to their extremes in her new novel, The Vanishing Half.
Jun. 25from Bookworm
“Will He Go? Trump and the Looming Election Meltdown in 2020" is a new book by Amherst College Law Professor Lawrence Douglas.
Jun. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Mohammed bin Salman (known across the world by his initials, MBS) is the de-facto leader of Saudi Arabia. His father, King Salman, is 84 and not in the best of health.
Jun. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Casey Schreiner is out with the new book called “Discovering Griffith Park: A Local’s Guide.” He talks about the park’s history and gives recommendations for the least-crowded trails.
Jun. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The co-producer of Bookworm, Shawn Michael Sullivan, was able to rebroadcast one of his favorite shows, between Michael Silverblatt and Horacio Castellanos Moya, regarding …
Jun. 18from Bookworm
When Klancy Miller published, “ Cooking Solo ,” 31 million Americans were living alone, a statistic marking more single than married people in the U.S.
Jun. 12from Good Food
Fowzia Karimi speaks about the art of the novel, and designing Above Us the Milky Way.
Jun. 11from Bookworm