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February 17, 2014
Sherman Alexie

Blasphemy: Native American Author, Poet & Screenwriter Sherman Alexie

February 17, 2014 - Hour 2 - 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.
December 2, 2013
Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley’s “The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto”

November 29, 2013 - Segment 3 - 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.
November 27, 2013
Eslanda Robeson

Barbara Ransby’s “Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson”

November 25, 2013 - Hour 2 - Scholar, activist, and author Barbara Ransby will talk about her latest book, Eslanda:The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson, a biography on the wife of famed actor and activist Paul Robeson.
November 19, 2013
Rebecca Walker

Rebecca Walker’s “Adé: A Love Story”

November 15, 2013 - Segment 3 - Marc talks to Rebecca Walker about 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.
November 7, 2013
Wil Hylton's Vanished

Wil Hylton’s Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II

November 7, 2013 - Segment 4 - We close out the show with Wil Hylton, journalist and contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, whose new book is Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II.
October 31, 2013
Emery Jones

Bending Time: The Adventures of Emery Jones, Boy Science Wonder

October 31, 2013 - Segment 3 - 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 co-authored, 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.”
September 30, 2013
King Peggy

King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village

September 27, 2013 - Hour 2 - King Peggy is the King of Otuam, a village in Ghana, and author, with Eleanor Herman, ofKing Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village, which is the Maryland Humanities Council's One Maryland One Book choice for 2013.
September 29, 2013
Author Terry McMillan

Author Terry McMillan: Who Asked You?

September 27, 2013 - Hour 1 - Author Terry McMillan joins us. Famous for her novels such as Waiting to Exhale, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, and Getting to Happy, McMillan talks to Marc about her latest book, Who Asked You?
July 19, 2013
Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley’s “Little Green: An Easy Rawlins Mystery”

July 19, 2013 - Segment 3 - Bestselling and award-winning novelist Walter Mosley joins us in-studio to talk about his new book "Little Green: An Easy Rawlins Mystery."
June 14, 2013
The Champion Father

Kashaun Cooper’s The Champion Father

June 14, 2013 - Segment 5 - Kashaun Cooper joins us to discuss his book The Champion Father, which focuses on the qualities that turn ordinary fathers into champion fathers.
June 4, 2013
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 22: Writer Jeremy Scahill poses for a portrait during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival at the WireImage Portrait Studio at Village At The Lift on January 22, 2013 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Jeff Vespa/WireImage)

Jeremy Scahill’s Dirty Wars: The World Is A Battlefield

June 4, 2013 - Segment 1 - We talk with investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill, Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute, about his new book on the U.S. drone wars, Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield.
March 15, 2013
Manil Suri, author of City of Devi

Manil Suri’s City Of Devi

March 14, 2013 - Segment 1 - Manil Suri, Mathematics professor at UMBC, 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.