Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.
When Steve Almond came in to talk about some great summer reads that were also beautifully written, a couple of the books on his list were also featured on our show: Elizabeth Gilbert’s “The Signature of All Things” and Jess Walter’s “Beautiful Ruins.”
That reminded me that there were other good reads that we featured over the past year that you might have missed, and now that summer’s here, you might want to check them out. Here are some suggestions:
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.