Interviews By Topic

Reasons of the State

Stanley Crouch bookmarks "Reasons of State" by Alejo Carpentier.More

Kafka was the Rage

Jonathan Lethem bookmarks "Kafka Was the Rage" by Anatole Broyard....More

"Dark Reflections" by Samuel R. Delany

Junot Diaz bookmarks "Dark Reflections" by Samuel R. Delany.

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Bob Hansmen

One professor crosses St. Louis’ racial divide.More

Nicole Paris

A father-daughter duo take vocal percussion from the cradle to the stage.More

Kameel Stanley and Tim Lloyd of "We Live Here"

Two St. Louis podcasters take the conversation about race to a national level. More

Bobby Norfolk

A master storyteller brings the Negro League’s iconic players to life.More

Sam Coster

 How a brush with cancer inspired three brothers to build a bigger game.More

Marina Abramovic

For more than 40 years, Marina Abramovic has been testing what’s permissible — and physically possible — in art.More

violin

Composer William Brittelle's music crosses so many boundaries, it's hard to categorize.More

Li

Yiyun Li on leaving behind her health and native language to write.More

John Waters

John Waters might not be an ideal role model— so why let him give a commencement address?More

microphone

Novelist Hari Kunzru on the line between cultural appreciation and appropriation.More

Woman staring into the distance

Thordis Elva reached out to the man who raped her, ultimately setting her on a journey towards forgiveness.More

woman holding a flower

TTBOOK summer intern Caryn McKechnie spoke to a few people about how they felt the last time they forgave someone.More

Spoken word with Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre

Hip hop artist and poet Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre has his own set of responses to being told to man up. Ten to be exact.   More

meditation

Andrew Newberg is a pioneer in neurotheology. He says brain scans can show the neural signature of spiritual experience.More

A boy in crisis.

The father of the men’s rights movement is Warren Farrell, author of the core text of the movement, “The Myth of Male Power.” Steve Paulson sat down with Farrell for a candid talk about men’s rights and masculinity in America.More

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