Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life


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NPR News: Reporter John Carreyrou On The ‘Bad Blood’ Of Theranos

Reporter John Carreyrou On The ‘Bad Blood’ Of Theranos
NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou about his new book, Bad Blood, which takes a deep look at the Theranos scandal.

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NPR News: A 18th Century, Gender-Bending Mystery: What Did ‘The Fox’ Say?

A 18th Century, Gender-Bending Mystery: What Did ‘The Fox’ Say?
Jordy Rosenberg’s debut novel, Confessions of the Fox, is a speculative retelling of The Threepenny Opera as a queer love story.

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NPR News: In The Event Of Attack, Here’s How The Government Plans ‘To Save Itself’

In The Event Of Attack, Here’s How The Government Plans ‘To Save Itself’
In Raven Rock, Garrett Graff describes the bunkers designed to protect government leaders and the roles for various agencies in the event of catastrophe. Originally broadcast June 21, 2018.

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NPR News: ‘Born Trump’ Examines The ‘Emotional Hold’ The President Has On His Family

‘Born Trump’ Examines The ‘Emotional Hold’ The President Has On His Family
Journalist Emily Jane Fox focused on Trump’s three marriages and five children when writing her new book. “His presence is overwhelming,” she says of the president’s role in the family.

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NPR News: Novelist Stephen McCauley Embraces Life On A ‘Small, Everyday Scale’

Novelist Stephen McCauley Embraces Life On A ‘Small, Everyday Scale’
McCauley’s novel, My Ex-Life, is a comedy about a couple whose marriage ended years ago when the husband came out as gay. “All relationships evolve — even for people who stay together,” he says.

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NPR News: Remembering Jill Ker Conway, The First Female President Of Smith College

Remembering Jill Ker Conway, The First Female President Of Smith College
The women’s history scholar, who died June 1, grew up on a remote Australian sheep farm and later went on to write three memoirs, including True North. Conway spoke to Fresh Air in 1989, ’94 and ’98.

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