We hear from the authors of seven of the most interesting books being released this month. Their subjects include Phillip Roth, frozen yogurt, Helen Frankenthaler, motorcycle races, OxyContin and more.
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“Phillip Roth: The Biography” by Blake Bailey
Blake Bailey on Writing His Life of Philip Roth
“Milk Fed” by Melissa Broder
LIVE ON CROWDCAST: Melissa Broder, "MILK FED" w/ ryan o'connell
“Fierce Poise: Helen Frankenthaler & New York in the 50’s” by Alex Nemrov
Alexander Nemerov, FIERCE POISE
“The Hard Crowd” by Rachel Kushner
“Empire of Pain” by Patrick Radden Keefe
BONUS: The First Family of Opioids with Patrick Radden Keefe
“The Bomber Mafia” by Malcolm Gladwell
Presenting: The Bomber Mafia by Malcolm Gladwell
“Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie; The Founding Mothers of NPR” by Lisa Napoli
Lisa Napoli on the lessons from her new book 'The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR'