Today on the show:

· Jon Meacham on his new book, "The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels."
· Lawrence O’Donnell is here to talk about his book, "Deadly Force: A Police Shooting and My Family’s Search for the Truth."
· Caitlin Moran discusses her latest novel, "How to Be Famous."
· Tom Papa on his latest book, "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas."
· Richard Blanco, the fifth presidential inaugural poet in U.S. history, joins us for another edition of Village Voice.
· Harvard Historian Nancy Koehn discusses the qualities that made George Washington an extraordinary leader.