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Joseph Stiglitz and Rana Foroohar (Episode #804)

KQED World: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

American economist Joseph Eugene Stiglitz, a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics and the John Bates Clark Medal, is interviewed by Rana Foroohar, assistant managing editor at TIME. Stiglitz is the author of several books, the latest being The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe. Foroohar is author of Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business.

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  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

P.J. O'rourke and Robert Siegel (Episode #803)

KQED World: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

The author of such bestsellers as Parliament of Whores and Give War a Chance, discusses his latest book, How The Hell Did This Happen?, about the 2016 presidential election. He is interviewed by Robert Siegel, senior host of NPR's "All Things Considered."

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  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Colson Whitehead and Isaac Fitzgerald (Episode #802)

KQED World: Sun, Jul 16, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Buzzfeed's Isaac Fitzgerald interviews Pulitzer Prize winner Colson Whitehead about his book The Underground Railroad, chronicling a young slave's desperate bid for freedom and a heroine's flight that serves as a powerful meditation on both history and the present day.

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  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 17, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Sebastian Junger and Joe Klein (Episode #801)

KQED World: Sun, Jul 9, 2017 -- 4:00 PM

Sebastian Junger, author of War and The Perfect Storm, talks about his book Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, an investigation of how we overcome trauma and seek something bigger than ourselves. He is interviewed by Joe Klein, TIME political columnist and a best-selling author.

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