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.
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 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 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 - 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 - 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 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 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?
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 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.