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Masih Alinejad discusses her campaign against a law requiring that Iranian women and girls to cover their heads and necks with a hijab. Her new memoir is The Wind in My Hair.
A divorced couple reconnects after nearly 30 years apart in Stephen McCauley's new novel. Critic Maureen Corrigan says My Ex-Life is a social satire that's "suffused with generosity."
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Calypso features stories about family, aging and mortality. In his 61 years, Sedaris says he's learned two things: Be careful when you buy scented candles, and always have a joke in your back pocket.
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Gandelsman has been celebrated for playing a wide variety of music, from purely classical to the most inventive contemporary pieces. He takes on Bach's complex sonatas and partitas on his new album.
Todd Purdum's new book is about the creative partnership and strained personal relationship behind such hit shows as Carousel, South Pacific and The Sound of Music. Originally broadcast April 9, 2018.
Farrow talks about investigating the allegations against Harvey Weinstein and his new book, War on Peace. Ken Tucker reviews Courtney Barnett's new album. Ritter discusses her role as Jessica Jones.
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We listen back to excerpts from Roth's interviews about The Plot Against America and Everyman. Roth died Tuesday at age 85. He spoke with Terry Gross seven times over the years.
As the story goes, on Valentine's Day 1900, several students and their teacher slipped away from a holiday picnic and never returned. Amazon's new six-part TV miniseries explores the legend.
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The latest blockbuster from Disney and Lucasfilm tells of the early adventures of Han Solo. Critic Justin Chang says the plot somehow feels both utterly inconsequential and exasperatingly busy.
The influential novelist won almost every major literary award, but still found the writing process was full of discovery. "Each and every sentence is a revelation," he said. Roth died Tuesday at 85.
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist talks about growing up the son of famous parents, investigating the allegations against Harvey Weinstein and writing his new book, War on Peace.
Sundance TV's new six-part series centers on a family of high-billing divorce lawyers whose own private lives are as messy as the cases they're handling.
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As a first-time mother, journalist Angela Garber craved unbiased, scientific information — not just anecdotal advice. Her new book debunks myths and assumptions about pregnancy and childbirth.
Barnett sings about fame, feminism and self-doubt on her new album, Tell Me How You Really Feel. Ken Tucker says the songs are like "inner monologues, shaped and sharpened for public consumption."
Critic David Bianculli describes Amazon's Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle as a slightly more stylized — though ultimately "hit and miss" — version of the classic cartoon.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author writes about his relationship with his father, as well as his own experiences as the parent of four, in Pops: Fatherhood in Pieces.
Bening describes acting as "a fabulous way to expand your own heart." Critic Ken Tucker reviews Cardi B's Invasion of Privacy. Notaro's new Netflix special is Happy to Be Here.
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Critic Dave Bianculli says that the new TV movie "dilutes and deflates" the 1953 novel it draws from. Viewers should "skip the movie, and go back and read Bradbury's book."
St. Aubyn's semi-autobiographical novels featuring Patrick Melrose, an Englishman from a posh but monstrous family, are now the basis of a Showtime miniseries. Originally broadcast May 20, 2014.
New Yorker staff writer Evan Osnos says that hundreds of non-partisan civil servants, considered not loyal enough to the administration, have been marginalized or pushed out of government entirely.