We wrap up the show with an interview with Native American author, poet, and screenwriter Sherman Alexie. Sherman’s compelling new book, Blasphemy, is a collection of new and previously-published short stories.
This interview originally aired November 21, 2012.
We close out the week with a special archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show. Listen in as the famed author and broadcaster Tavis Smiley joins us for a conversation on his book The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto, which he co-wrote with Dr. Cornel West.
Marc talks to Rebecca Walkerabout her newest novel, Adé: A Love Story. She was named by Time Magazine as one of the fifty most influential American leaders under forty and she received the Woman Who Could Be President award from the League of Women Voters. Rebecca is the author of To Be Real: Telling the Truth and Changing the Face of Feminism; Black, White and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self; Baby Live: Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence; and much more.
It’s time for The Adventures of Emery Jones, Boy Science Wonder! National Book Award-winning novelist and scholar Dr.Charles Johnson will be talking about the book that he and his daughter Elisheba Johnson co-authored (and he illustrated), the first in a series, titled Bending Time: The Adventures of Emery Jones, Boy Science Wonder (Volume 1), about a Black child prodigy and scientific “whiz kid.”
Manil Suri, Mathematics professor at University of Maryland-Baltimore County and author of The Death of Vishnu and The Age of Shiva, joins us to talk about his newest novel, The City of Devi, a comedic love story that takes place on the brink of a nuclear war between India and Pakistan.
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