Today on the show:

· Political reporter Adam Reilly and Senior Editor Peter Kadzis talk local and national politics.
· Tech writer Andy Ihnatko previews major tech developments in 2019.
· Robert Woodward on his latest book, "Fear: Trump in the White House."
· Susan Orlean on her latest book, "The Library Book."
· Poet Richard Blanco for another edition of The Village Voice.
· Dorie Greenspan on her latest book, "Everyday Dorie: The Way I Cook"
· Harvard Business School’s Michael Norton researches the dark side of the inside joke.