This series features distinguished authors, each recognized in an area of prominence and each uniquely paired with an interviewer.
Great Conversations Previous Broadcasts
Rosanne Cash/Nick Spitzer (Episode #401)
KQED World: Mon, Jun 29, 2015 -- 2:00 AM
Singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash sings several songs and discusses her book Composed: A Memoir with National Public Radio host Nick Spitzer.
Billy Collins and Garrison Keillor (Episode #308)
KQED World: Mon, Jun 22, 2015 -- 2:00 AM
Billy Collins, former United States Poet Laureate (2001-2003) and author of nine collections of poetry, including the forthcoming Horoscopes for the Dead: Poems, talks with Garrison Keillor, host and writer of A Prairie Home Companion and The Writer's Almanac.
Arianna Huffington and Howard Fineman (Episode #302)
KQED World: Mon, Jun 15, 2015 -- 2:00 AM
The co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post talks with MSNBC analyst Fineman.
Ahmed Rashid/Clarissa Ward (Episode #404)
KQED World: Mon, Jun 1, 2015 -- 2:00 AM
Leading Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid discusses ramifications of the US exit from Afghanistan, possibilities of negotiating with the Taliban, and his book Pakistan on the Brink with CBS News Foreign Correspondent Clarissa Ward.