Maya Angelou was the first African-American to write a poem for a presidential inauguration in 1993. On Monday it was the turn of Richard Blanco, the first openly gay poet and the first Cuban-American to receive the honor.
Kevin Powers debut novel about the Iraq war, The Yellow Birds was one of the most notable works of fiction in 2012. Powers talks with host Marco Werman about a soldier's experience sorting through the brutality of the Iraq war.
George Steinmetz is the photographer behind a new book of aerial photographs called "Desert Air." Steinmetz took all the shots while riding a motorized paraglider, capturing unique views of desert landscapes from above.
An impressive collection of historic letters from international artists, scientists, and writers is being put up for auction. The collection includes a letter that Dutch artist Vincent Van Goph sent to the owner of a cafe in southern France.