The Nobel prize-winning author talks about her new book, "A Mercy," a prequel to "Beloved," which many say is the single best work of fiction in the last 25 years.
The story of the first real presidential press secretary, Stephen T. Early, who came to the White House with Franklin Roosevelt in 1933.
The acclaimed bassist and current author joins Bob for a wide ranging conversation and performs some of his best loved songs.
Investigating labor rights violations at factories that produce some of the hottest electronic gadgets this season.
Bob talks to climbers Erik Weihenmayer and Sabriye Tenberken, 'Rolling Stones' Anthony DeCurtis, and essayist Laura Boswell.
How the Colorado River -- one of the defining elements of the American West -- has changed over the past 80 years.
Writer and book critic Jay Parini scanned American bookshelves and identified the seminal works in the birth and growth of the nation.
Bausch's "Peace" is the story of a company of American soldiers sent to confirm the retreat of the Germans at the end of WWII.
Bill Bishop on how politics, race, religion, and social values play into the divisions among Americans.
Allende returns to the world of historical fiction with "Island Beneath the Sea," the story of a slave girl in 19th Century Haiti.