Jim Hensonby Brian Jay Jones
The Life and Times of Mark Twainby Michael Shelden
I Know Why the Caged Bird Singsby Maya Angelou
Art and Madness
Mark Twain: A Lifeby Ron Powers
With the the LearnOutLoud Biography podcast series we will explore the lives of notable people throughout history.
An unforgettable memoir of growing up black in the 1930s and 1940s in a tiny Arkansas town where Angelou's grandmother's store was the heart of the community and white people seemed as strange as aliens from another planet.
Arnold Rampersad discusses his new book, Ralph Ellison: A Biography. Georgia Center for the Book presents the acclaimed writer as part of the Decatur Arts Festival celebration.
The lives and music of the great composers of classical music unfold in this entertaining account, introduced by the conductor and musical personality Marin Alsop....
Salinger remains, astonishingly, an enigma. The complex and contradictory human being behind the myth has never been revealed.
Lectures on Shakespeare and readings of his best works.
Writers & Company offers an opportunity to explore in depth the lives, thoughts and works of remarkable writers from around the world. Hosted by Eleanor Wachtel.
On Sunday, December 5th, author Tom Wolfe was our guest on In Depth.
"Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth" is the first film biography of writer and activist Alice Walker. Most famous for her seminal novel "The Color Purple" for which she won a Pulitzer Prize, Walker was raised in poverty in the rural South during the violent and seismic social changes of mid-20th century America.
Wassily Kandinsky, a Russian-born artist, was one of the first creators of pure abstraction in modern painting.