Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • ESPN’s Howard Bryant discussed his new book, "The Heritage: Black Athletes, a Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism."
  • Michael Eric Dyson discussed his new book, “What Truth Sounds Like: RFK, James Baldwin, And Our Unfinished Conversation About Race In America."
  • Harvard’s Stephen Greenblatt discussed his book, "Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics."
  • Sy Montgomery, journalist and naturalist joined the show to talk about her book "The Hyena Scientist."
  • John Hodgman talked about his book, "Vacationland: True Stories From Painful Beaches."
  • Actor and activist George Takei discussed the musical "Allegiance," which is based on his real life experience of living in a Japanese-American internment camp.

This episode of Boston Public Radio was previously taped.