For our November Readers' Review: “Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant” by Anne Tyler. As we prepare for holiday gatherings, join Diane and her guests to discuss this master work from the author who has made an art of exploring family love and dysfunction.
An adoptee tells the story of her quest to find her birth mother. She’s joined by two women who surrendered their babies in the decades before Roe v. Wade.
- Margaret McMorrow director of case management, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore; surrendered her son at age 17
- Ann Hughes President, Gateway Press; Author, "Soul Connection: Memoir of a Birthmother's Healing Journey;" surrendered her daughter in 1961 at age 21
- Ann Fessler a professor of photography at the Rhode Island School of Design and a specialist in video-installation art.
Most Recent Shows
The Food and Drug Administration will require movie theaters, chain restaurants and pizza parlors to include calorie counts for food and beverages – including alcohol. Please join us to discuss costs and benefits of the new rules.
Actress, model, and author Brooke Shields on her relationship with her mother and the childhood that made Shields the woman she is today.
After months of tension, a St. Louis County grand jury decides not to indict Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown. Diane and her guests discuss reaction to the verdict from civil rights groups, protesters and law enforcement.