Luis Alberto Urrea humorously draws audience members into his personal journey to connect with his own history. After growing up listening to family folklore about his great aunt Teresita, and her magical healing powers, he knew he had to keep her memory alive. He spent 26 years researching before he felt that he could properly tell the tale of this young Mexican Joan of Arc. Urrea's efforts magnificently culminated in "The Hummingbird's Daughter" and the sequel, "Queen of America."
Author and renowned psychiatrist Mark Epstein talks about how understanding and accepting trauma can lead to personal growth and change.
Jean Kwok ("Girl in Translation") returns to the secretive worlds of ballroom dancing and Chinatown in her new novel, "Mambo in Chinatown".
Author Daniel James Brown tells us how he discovered all the informational “treasures” throughout his heartwarming nonfiction "The Boys in the Boat."
Author Austin Kleon discusses "Show Your Work! 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered,” an illustrated guide to working in the digital age.
Humorist Dave Barry talks with us about everything from Justin Bieber to his wife's role in the popularity of the book "The Kite Runner."
Henrietta Lacks died from ovarian cancer in 1951, but her cells live on today. This interview explores Henrietta's influence and the book and soon to be movie about her.
Diamond draws on four decades of experiences with tribal people in New Guinea to bring us lessons from the past to be used today.
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|DATE||Wednesday March 30th 2013|