University of Maine and author of “Childfree by Choice”
Professor of sociology at the University of Maine and author of “Childfree by Choice.”
There's one inevitable question for married couples: When are you going to have a baby? If you answer "never," people start raising their eyebrows.
Jun. 13, 2019
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Joan Silber writes about life's strange surprises in her new book, “Secrets of Happiness."
Ximena Vengoechea wants to teach us how to listen again with her new book “Listen Like You Mean It,” but is that even possible in a capitalist world?
from Scheer Intelligence
A tribute to the co-founder of the highly influential independent bookstore and publisher City Lights, renowned poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
Domenico Ingenito speaks about his book, “Beholding Beauty: Saʿdi of Shiraz and the Aesthetics of Desire in Medieval Persian Poetry.”
KCRW’s Jonathan Bastian talks with acclaimed nature writer Terry Tempest Williams about the art and beauty of language, rebirth, and rediscovery.
from Life Examined
David Duchovny speaks about his new novel, “Truly Like Lightning,” and its plot that matters.
Actor and writer Gabriel Byrne on the joke from childhood that still makes him laugh
from The Treatment
Carol Edgarian’s “Vera” is the story of a strong, capable, and independent girl whose voice is the voice of the book.
Not a comicbook, but literally illustrated text, “Street Cop,” written by Robert Coover and inhabited by Art Spiegelman.