Category Archives: Media Appearances

The New New National Book Awards

[All Things Considered] This morning on NPR, I got to talk about the National Book Awards. The story details some of the changes to this year’s nomination process, but I was there to talk about the Awards’ history. I wrote … Continue reading

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No, seriously: Why do people run for president?

[Talk of the Nation] I was on NPR’s Talk of the Nation yesterday, talking about my op ed on why presidents run. You can listen here, and you can read the original piece here. The best caller was an older … Continue reading

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The Bengals are on the radio

[91.7 WXVU] On Sunday’s Cincinnati Edition, I had a nice conversation with Mark Perzel about my feature on the Bengals, the county, and their ruinous stadium lease. You can listen to it here.

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David Markson, Part III

[ABC’s The Book Show] Sunday night (Monday morning in Australia), I appeared on ABC’s The Book Show to talk about authors’ libraries with Anita Barraud. If you want to listen to the interview, click here. And if you’ve found this … Continue reading

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Talking David Markson on NPR’s All Things Considered

[NPR] On this weekend’s All Things Considered, I got a chance to talk with Guy Raz about David Markson and the surprising fate of many authors’ libraries. The segment was based on my story for the Boston Globe‘s “Ideas” section … Continue reading

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Bob Woodward’s New Book

On Monday, Bob Woodward’s latest book, Obama’s War, will hit stores in Washington, D.C., and everywhere else. As so often happens with high-profile political releases — in fact, I talked about this in my recent story on the digital leaking … Continue reading

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Earlier tonight, I appeared on WICC’s “Talk of the Town,” where Jim Buchanan interviewed me about my story on the Cheshire case and Brian McDonald’s book. Click here to listen to an mp3. This was my first radio interview, and … Continue reading

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