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Learning America – Ep 96 with Luma Mufleh
March 30, 2022

It was a wrong turn that changed everything. When Luma Mufleha Muslim, gay, refugee woman from hyper-conservative Jordanstumbled upon a pick-up game of soccer in Clarkston, Georgia, something compel

The Kaiju Preservation Society – Ep 95 with John Scalzi
February 27, 2022

When COVID-19 sweeps through New York City, Jamie Gray is stuck as a dead-end driver for food delivery apps. That is, until Jamie makes a delivery to an old acquaintance, Tom, who works at what he cal

The Sleep Fix – Ep 94 with Diane Macedo
January 23, 2022

Roughly thirty percent of the population is estimated to be living with insomnia, while many more suffer from other sleep disorders. ABC anchor/correspondent Diane Macedoa former insomniac herselfun

Read Until You Understand – Ep 93 with Farah Jasmine Griffin
December 14, 2021

Farah Jasmine Griffin is the William B. Ransford Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University where she also served as the inaugural Chair of the African American and African

The Power of Nothing to Lose – Ep 92 with William L. Silber
September 07, 2021

Following books by Malcolm Gladwell and Dan Ariely, noted economics professor William L. Silber explores the Hail Mary effect, from its origins in sports to its applications to history, nature, politi

Catch the Rabbit – Ep 91 with Lana Bastašić
August 07, 2021

Winner of the 2020 European Union Prize for Literature, Lana Bastais powerful debut novel Catch the Rabbit is a modern-day Alice in Wonderland set in post-war Bosnia, in which two young women plung

Ridgeline – Ep 90 with Michael Punke
July 06, 2021

Ridgeline is the thrilling, long-awaited return of the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Revenant In 1866, with the country barely recovered from the Civil War, new war breaks out on the

A Master of Djinn – Ep 89 with P. Djèlí Clark
June 16, 2021

Forty years ago in Egypt, the mystic and inventor Al-Jahiz pierced the veil between realms, sending magic into the world before vanishing into the unknown. Think steampunk meets history meets detectiv

From PA to LA – Ep 88 with Yogi Roth
May 18, 2021

From PA to LA isnt like anything youve read before. Expect this book to cut deeper than your traditional tell-all. Built around a detailed, inside look at the Pitt and USC football programs, it is a

Beloved Beasts – Ep 87 with Michelle Nijhuis
April 03, 2021

A vibrant history of the modern conservation movementtold through the lives and ideas of the people who built it. In the late nineteenth century, as humans came to realize that our rapidly industr