Summer reading

On the June 8th edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about the growing movement to increase diversity in publishing and get your recommendations for great summer reading that reflects a broad range of identities and experiences. How divers is your summer reading? Join the conversion on the next Your Call, with Hana Baba, and you.


John McMurtrie, book editor of the San Francisco Chronicle

Kevin Hunsanger, co-owner of green apple books and music in San Francisco

What books should thoughtful people be reading this summer?

Jul 31, 2014

What philosophers, philosophies, or philosophical issues would you like to read up on over the summer? John and Ken discuss one of this year's most talked-about books, Capital in the 21st Century by Thomas Piketty, with political scientist Shannon Stimson. They also get summer reading suggestions from author Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, whose new book is Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away, and Yale University philosopher Jason Stanley, author of the forthcoming Why Propaganda Matters.

Your Call: What are you reading this summer?

Jul 17, 2014


Today's Your Call: What are you reading this summer?

Jun 4, 2012

On the next Your Call, we’ll open the lines to get your recommendations for reading while on vacation or enjoying a long summer evening. Have a book you’re looking forward to reading right now?  Something you just discovered or an all-time favorite everyone should know about?  And if you’re a parent, what are the books you’ve found your kids can’t put down?  E-mail your picks to and tune in to learn about great books you’ve never heard of.  It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.