Posted: 2019-12-04 18:42:15
"Your average thrift store in the United States only sells about one-third of the stuff that ends up on its shelves," Adam Minter says. His book explores what happens to the things that don't sell.
Posted: 2019-12-03 20:12:00
In 1990, BJ Miller was electrocuted by a train. That accident during college took most of his limbs, but the event and his recovery inspired him to pursue a career as a palliative care physician.
Posted: 2019-12-02 23:10:00
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Kate Bennett about her new book, Free, Melania, that looks at a multitude of questions swirling around the first lady.
Posted: 2019-12-02 10:06:00
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Michael Eric Dyson about his book which examines hip-hop's Jay-Z as a cultural icon. The book is called: JAY-Z: Made in America.
Posted: 2019-12-01 22:03:00
NPR's Don Gonyea speaks with musician Booker T. Jones about his life in music and his new memoir, Time is Tight: My Life, Note by Note.