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Hard to believe it’s been 50 years since Bob Dylan shocked the music world at the Newport Folk Festival by playing electric guitar.

If you are a tennis fan, how would you like to pick the brains of the world's greatest players and coaches? Want to improve your serve? Get advice from Pete Sampras. Want to know how to hit the perfect ground stroke? Ask Tracy Austin.

Author Ann B. Ross continues her popular Miss Julia series of novels with Etta Mae's Worst Bad-Luck Day, now out in paperback.

New Orleans author Laura Lane McNeal has received much praise for her latest novel, Dollbaby, and spoke recently with Lee Hay about the plot and the research she did for the book.

After three decades in the editing room of The New Yorker, Mary Norris has written a book about the challenges, fears and consternation over punctuation and grammar.

The Curious Critters book series goes under the sea

Jun 26, 2015

David FitzSimmons is an award-winning free-lance photographer and writer whose work has been featured in various magazines and his children’s book series, Curious Critters, just expanded with the release of Curious Critters: Marine.

In honor of Father’s Day, author Margaret McMullan has released a new anthology, Every Father's Daughter: Twenty-four Women Writers Remember Their Fathers, and she’s with Barbara Gray to talk about the inspiration for this collection and some of the writers involved.

  

Most people know, or think they know, the story of Wilbur and Orville Wright, the two bicycle mechanics from Dayton, Ohio who taught the world to fly.

WVXU, WMUB and NPR listeners wake up to his voice each weekday. Steve Inskeep is co-host of NPR’ Morning Edition, the most widely heard radio news program in the United States. His investigative journalism has received the Edward R. Murrow Award, the Robert F. Kennedy journalism award, and the Alfred I. Dupont award. He is also the author of a new book, “Jacksonland,” and is in town for a book signing tonight at Joseph Beth Booksellers. He was in our studio earlier to talk about the book and his career as a reporter.

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