Winter Reading Show

Guests Alan Cheuse, Robin Whitten, and Daphne Gaskins highlight some of the year’s best nonfiction, like William Kamkwamba’s and Bryan Mealer’s true story from Africa, and Robin Whitten suggests some of the year’s best audio books for those long holiday trips.

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Summer Reading Show

Guests Alan Cheuse and Barbara Hoffert offer as best bets author Lev Grossman’s fantasy novel about a magical world and Rita Dove’s latest poetry collection.

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Friday, Sep 25 2020Maryland State Sen. Will Smith (D-Montgomery County) discusses policing bills and the latest Purple Line news. And D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) talks about vision zero, voting and the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

The Many Benefits Of Getting Outdoors During A Pandemic

Thursday, Sep 24 2020How are Washingtonians finding solace in the natural world during a time of turmoil? Local naturalist Melanie Choukas-Bradley and WAMU reporter Margaret Barthel join us to discuss the many ways to get outside in the Washington region — and what it can mean for your mind and body.