Summer reading

9:23am

Thu July 31, 2014
Arts & Culture

What books should thoughtful people be reading this summer?

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.

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12:00am

Thu July 17, 2014
Arts & Culture

Your Call: What are you reading this summer?

Children at Oakland Public Library in California participate in the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign.


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12:00am

Wed July 3, 2013
Arts & Culture

Today on Your Call: What's on your summer reading list?

Marcus Books

  

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7:52am

Mon June 4, 2012
Arts & Culture

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

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 feedback@yourcallradio.org and tune in to learn about great books you’ve never heard of.  It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.

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