Non-Fiction

Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner: "Super Freakonomics" (William Morrow)

October 26, 2009

The best-selling authors of "Freakonomics" return to challenge assumptions about how we make decisions, whether incentives work, and what's really good for the world.

The authors stayed after the show to [answer some of your...

Steve Roberts: "From Every End of This Earth" (Harper Collins)

October 13, 2009

Author Steve Roberts on what it means to be an immigrant in the U.S. today.

[Steve Roberts answered some listener questions that we couldn't get to on the air.](http://wamu.org/programs/dr/extra/roberts/)

Mike Farrell: "Of Mule and Man" (Akashic Books)

October 12, 2009

Former M*A*S*H star Mike Farrell on the spirit of America. The actor recounts his cross-country travels in a Prius and the conversations he had with activists, friends, and family to promote social justice in every neighborhood.

Michael J. Sandel: "Justice" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

October 7, 2009

A Harvard political philosopher applies concepts of virtue and the common good to broad economic and civic concerns.

[Michael Sandel answered some listener questions we couldn't get to on the...

William Kamkwamba & Bryan Mealer: "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" (William Morrow) (Rebroadcast)

October 4, 2009

William Kamkwamba describes dreaming of bringing light to his village in Africa and how he taught himself physics and used spare parts to build a windmill that produced electricity.

William Kamkwamba & Bryan Mealer: "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" (William Morrow)

October 1, 2009

William Kamkwamba describes dreaming of bringing light to his village in Africa and how he taught himself physics and used spare parts to build a windmill that produced electricity.

[William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer answered some of...

Diana Welch and Liz Welch: "The Kids Are All Right" (Harmony Books)

September 29, 2009

Four siblings tell their versions of becoming orphans, being separated, and finally coming back together.

Dr. Andrew Weil: Why Our Health Matters (Hudson Street Press) (Rebroadcast)

September 20, 2009

Physician and best-selling author Andrew Weil on why health-care reform needs to change the entire medical system.

Jon Krakauer: "Where Men Win Glory" (Doubleday)

September 16, 2009

Pat Tillman walked away from a multi-million dollar N-F-L contract to fight with U-S special forces. He was killed in Afghanistan two years later. How the Army tried to keep his family and the public from learning the truth about his...

Dr. Andrew Weil: Why Our Health Matters (Hudson Street Press)

September 15, 2009

Physician and best-selling author Andrew Weil on why health-care reform needs to change the entire medical system.

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