The author of "The Handmaid's Tale" and "The Blind Assassin" (winner of the 2000 Booker Prize) on her new collection of short fiction.
Cortney Davis, a nurse practitioner in a busy women’s clinic, writes of women’s health and women’s bodies. She tells stories based on patients she’s treated, and shares her own experiences on both sides of a medical examination.
- Courtney Davis Author
Most Recent Shows
A look at the current state of classical music in American culture, the financial health of its institutions, and new efforts to make it more accessible to millenials.
Environmental Outlook: Michele Raffin’s “The Birds Of Pandemonium: Life Among The Exotic & The Endangered” (Rebroadcast)
The act of saving an injured dove nearly 20 years ago put Michele Raffin on a path from naive bird rescuer to accomplished breeder and conservationist. In a new book, she describes how that journey resulted in a backyard aviary that houses more than 350 exotic birds, representing 40 species.
Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey: “Peter, Paul and Mary: Fifty Years in Music and Life” (Rebroadcast)
In the early 1960s, Peter, Paul and Mary helped bring folk music out of the coffeehouses and onto the airwaves. Their songs of protest and struggle helped define a generation. In a new book, they look back on a career that spanned five decades.