Featuring essays, photographs and art from Curtis Sittenfeld, Katie Laur, David Falk, Over the Rhine, Rebecca Morgan Frank, and many more, The Cincinnati Anthology tells the story of our city and why we'’re proud to call it home. Mark Perzel recently spoke with the anthology’'s editor, Zan McQuade, about the included works and how they allow us to look at Cincinnati’'s future and what we want it to mean. Zan McQuade is taking part in a discussion and signing of The Cincinnati Anthology Thursday evening, June 12, at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Rookwood Pavilion.

Mark Perzel and Senior Editor Jesse Cohen discuss the process and collaboration with Guest Editor Michio Kaku on creating this year’s volume of The Best American Science Writing. Jesse dives into the history and inspiration for creating the series and elaborates on some of the choices made for the 2012 edition.