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.
Investigating labor rights violations at factories that produce some of the hottest electronic gadgets this season.
Bill Bishop on how politics, race, religion, and social values play into the divisions among Americans.
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.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author talks about his new book about the origins of Osama bin Laden.
"New York Times" labor and workplace issues reporter Steven Greenhouse examines the decline in the status and treatment of American workers in his book, "The Big Squeeze."
Allende returns to the world of historical fiction with "Island Beneath the Sea," the story of a slave girl in 19th Century Haiti.
Writer Philip Roth, who claims his two closest friends are "sheer playfulness" and "deadly seriousness," talks about his new book.