This series features distinguished authors, each recognized in an area of prominence and each uniquely paired with an interviewer.
Great Conversations: Diane Rehm and Ann Patchett (#703) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Public radio talk show host Diane Rehm talks about her life and career, from growing up in Washington, D.C. as the sheltered daughter of Arab immigrants to her new memoir, On My Own, which recounts how her husband's death influenced her own ideas on mortality and the right to die. Rehm is interviewed by award-winning writer Ann Patchett, author of the novels Bel Canto and State of Wonder, along with many other essays and works of fiction. The program was recorded in March 2016 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.
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Great Conversations: Joe Nocera and Buzz Bissinger (#704) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Joe Nocera, long-time writer for the New York Times, discusses his book Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellions Against the NCAA. The book was sparked by a Times story he wrote in 2011, "Let's Start Paying the Players." Nocera talks with Buzz Bissinger, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Friday Night Lights and contributing editor at Vanity Fair. The program was recorded in April 2016 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.
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