This series features distinguished authors, each recognized in an area of prominence and each uniquely paired with an interviewer.
Great Conversations Previous Broadcasts
Michio Kaku/James Canton (Episode #403)
KQED World: Mon, Jan 26, 2015 -- 2:00 AM
Michio Kaku, a leader in the field of theoretical physics, and futurist James Canton discusses Kaku's book Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100.
Siddhartha Mukherjee/David Scadden (Episode #402)
KQED World: Mon, Jan 19, 2015 -- 2:00 AM
Leading cancer researchers Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee and Dr. David Scadden discuss Mukherjee's book The Emperor of All Maladies.
Pat Conroy (Episode #504)
KQED World: Mon, Jan 12, 2015 -- 2:00 AM
In a powerful new memoir, The Death of Santini, the author of The Prince of Tides shares with his legions of readers the further story of his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini.
Erik Larson/ Robert Siegel (Episode #405)
KQED World: Mon, Jan 5, 2015 -- 2:00 AM
Best-selling nonfiction author Erik Larson discusses his books In the Garden of the Beasts, Devil in the White City, and Thunderstruck with NPR's Robert Siegel.