Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life


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NPR News: ‘Antisemitism: Here And Now’ Author Discusses Resurgence Of Public Anti-Semitism

‘Antisemitism: Here And Now’ Author Discusses Resurgence Of Public Anti-Semitism
In an interview with NPR’s Michel Martin about her new book Antisemitism: Here and Now historian Deborah Lipstadt discusses the recent resurgence of anti-Semitism on the political left and right.

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NPR News: How I Made It: A ‘Rap Dad’ on Hip-Hop and Fatherhood

How I Made It: A ‘Rap Dad’ on Hip-Hop and Fatherhood
Growing up in the 80s and 90s, Juan Vidal looked for life guidance in the lyrics of his favorite hip-hop icons.

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NPR News: A Chance Meeting Changes Lives In Sophie Kinsella’s Latest

A Chance Meeting Changes Lives In Sophie Kinsella’s Latest
The author of the bestselling Shopaholic series is back, with a new novel about a woman who’s addicted not to shopping but to fixing the lives of the people around her — at the expense of her own.

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NPR News: Former Teacher Blames Education Policymakers For Atlanta Cheating Scandal

Former Teacher Blames Education Policymakers For Atlanta Cheating Scandal
Shani Robinson was one of 11 Atlanta teachers convicted of altering standardized test results in 2015. In None of the Above, she pleads her innocence — and points a finger at systemic failure.

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NPR News: Pitchaya Sudbanthad On ‘Bangkok Wakes To Rain’

Pitchaya Sudbanthad On ‘Bangkok Wakes To Rain’
NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with author Pitchaya Sudbanthad about his novel Bangkok Wakes to Rain. It’s a collection of short stories that thread the history of Thailand with the modern world.

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NPR News: A Neuroscientist Explores The Biology Of Addiction In ‘Never Enough’

A Neuroscientist Explores The Biology Of Addiction In ‘Never Enough’
Growing up, Judith Grisel struggled with alcohol, marijuana and cocaine. Now as a neuroscientist, she’s working to understand the biological basis of addiction. Her new book is Never Enough.

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NPR News: ‘Zaitoun’: Recipes From The Palestinian Kitchen

‘Zaitoun’: Recipes From The Palestinian Kitchen
NPR’s David Greene talks to food writer and human rights campaigner Yasmin Khan about her latest cookbook, and the travels that inspired a collection of Palestinian recipes.

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