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Arts, Culture & Media

Steve Coll

Faith talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll about his new book "The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century."

Global Politics

President Jimmy Carter

Faith talks to former President Jimmy Carter about his recent negotiations with Hamas leaders in Syria and Gaza and his new book about his mom, "A Remarkable Mother."

Global Politics

President Jimmy Carter

Faith talks to former President Jimmy Carter about his recent negotiations with Hamas leaders in Syria and Gaza and his new book about his mom, "A Remarkable Mother."

Environment

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, a neuroanatomist at the University of Indiana in Indianapolis, talks about her experience having a stroke and her new book.

Global Politics

Matthew Yglesias

Faith talks to Atlantic Monthly blogger Matthew Yglesias about his new book Heads in the Sand: How the Republicans Screw Up Foreign Policy and Foreign Policy Screws Up the Democrats.

Conflict & Justice

Mat Johnson

Award-winning novelist Mat Johnson talks about his new graphic novel Incognegro, which tells the story of a light-skinned black man who goes undercover among southern whites to investigate lynchings.

Arts, Culture & Media

Oliver Sacks

Not many neurologists can say they were played by Robin Williams in a movie. But Oliver Sacks can. Dr. Sacks will be here with a new book about music and the mind, "Musicophilia."

Environment

Diet for a Dying Planet

Environmental activist and physicist Vandana Shiva talks global food politics with Living on Earth's Steve Curwood. Shiva is editor of the new book, "Manifestos on the Future of Food and Seed," which advocates local, organic and diverse food production.

Environment

Population versus consumption

We often blame rising population for the depletion of natural resources, but Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond tells host Bruce Gellerman that we should really be more concerned about increased rates of consumption, especially in affluent Western societies.