Fresh Air
Fresh Air

Hosted by Terry Gross, Fresh Air from WHYY is the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues. One of public radio's most popular programs, Fresh Air features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.

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MON-FRI 1pm-2pm, 7pm-8pm
7 min

If These 2 Titles Remind You Of Masterful Suspense Novels, They Should

Laura Lippman's Lady in the Lake recollects Raymond Chandler's fourth Philip Marlowe novel and Ruth Ware's The Turn of the Key recalls Henry James' The Turn of the Screw. Happily, they both live up.

Cave Diver Risks All To Explore Places 'Where Nobody Has Ever Been'

"The big picture of survival is sometimes so hard to see, but we always know what we can do to make the next best step toward survival," says cave diver, photographer and memoirist Jill Heinerth.
47 min

Fresh Air Weekend: Colson Whitehead's 'The Nickel Boys'; Quitting Opioids Alone

Colson Whitehead bases The Nickel Boys on a brutal, segregated reform school in Florida. And after a bad motorcycle crash, Travis Rieder wrote In Pain: A Bioethicist's Personal Struggle With Opioids.
36 min

'Mindhunter' Actor Jonathan Groff On His Most Life-Altering Roles

Groff told Fresh Air in 2017 that his work on HBO's Looking changed his life: "It's ... the most personal thing I've worked on." He stars in the Netflix series Mindhunter, now in its second season.
6 min

'Bernadette' Is A Stirring Tribute To A Woman Rediscovering Her True Calling

Where'd You Go, Bernadette follows a brilliant architect who, in the midst of a decades-long career slump, disappears to recapture her life's passion in the unlikeliest place imaginable.
8 min

Remembering Bob Wilber, A Standard Bearer For Traditional Jazz

The saxophonist and clarinetist, a student of Sidney Bechet and thusly a specialist in early styles, died Aug. 4 at the age of 91. He spoke with Terry Gross in 1988.
5 min

Anthology Series 'Why Women Kill' Weaves 3 Mysteries In 3 Decades

The creator of Desperate Housewives is back with a new dark comedy on CBS All Access that shifts between three different storylines. It stars Lucy Liu, Ginnifer Goodwin and Kirby Howell-Baptiste.
29 min

How Hannah Shaw, The 'Kitten Lady,' Rescues The Most Fragile Felines

The professional cat advocate and caretaker has penned a new guide, Tiny but Mighty, on how to adopt neonatal kittens, who are often too vulnerable to be housed in standard animal shelters.
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