The author of "The House on Mango Street" talks about her seminal work, one of the most beloved and critically acclaimed books of the 20th century.
Bob talks to former Poet Laureate Sharon Olds about about her writing, her teaching, and her refusal to dine with First Lady Laura Bush.
Kate DiCamillo, who has written four young adult novels which have received some of the genre's most prestigious honors, talks about "The Tale of Despereaux."
Author Susan Jacoby talks about anti-intellectualism and singer David Wilcox plays selections from his new CD.
It's the 50th anniversary of the book that defined the Beat movement -- the importance and lasting effects of "On the Road."
Director Terry Gilliam talks about his 'Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus,' Heath Ledger's death, and what eventually saved the film.
Bob Edwards interviews legendary guitarist and inventor Les Paul; together, they tour the Gibson guitar factory.
Bob talks to the former double agent about his experiences in the late 1990s, spying for both the Russians and the US.
In a new collection of essays, "Me of Little Faith," comedian Lewis Black has turned his critical eye towards religion.
The Family Medical Leave Act protects the rights of workers, but many opt not to take it because they cannot afford to.