Amanda McGowanJuly 16, 2018 04:22 PM
Poet Richard Blanco Explores The Human Urge to TravelRichard Blanco shared his favorite poems about traveling — and what going away can teach us about what it means to be home.
Amanda McGowanJune 20, 2018 04:52 PM
Poet Richard Blanco Celebrates Pride Month And Introduces 'Zip Odes'Richard Blanco shares poems celebrating Pride Month and asks you for your poems about your neighborhood.
Amanda McGowanJune 12, 2018 09:18 AM
Poet Richard Blanco Examines Fatherhood, Masculinity, And Male Role ModelsAhead of Father's Day, poet Richard Blanco shared poems about masculinity, gender, and what it means to be a role model.
Tom VitaleMay 15, 2018 11:55 AM
Tom Wolfe, Best-Selling Author And Genre-Breaking Journalist, DiesIn a career that spanned more than half a century, Tom Wolfe wrote fiction and nonfiction best-sellers including The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test and Bonfire of the Vanities. Along the way, he created a new type of journalism and coined phrases that became part of the American lexicon. Wolfe died Monday in Manhattan.
Amanda McGowanMay 7, 2018 05:02 PM
In 'Sing, Unburied, Sing,' Novelist Jesmyn Ward Tells The Story Of A Road Trip Haunted By GhostsIn her latest novel, "Sing, Unburied, Sing," Jesmyn Ward tells the story of a family’s odyssey through rural Mississippi’s past and present.
Antonio CabanApril 18, 2018 07:06 PM
Author Shines Light On Eunice Kennedy Shriver And Her Special Olympics LegacyWhen talking about the Kennedys, the names most often spoken are JFK, Bobby and Ted. But in a new biography, their sister Eunice takes center stage.
Boston Public Radio StaffApril 18, 2018 03:01 PM
BPR 04/18: Full Show PostIn the past week, two events have yet again sparked a conversation about race in our country. Two black men were arrested while waiting for a friend at a Philadelphia Starbucks, and a black Harvard student was brutally beaten by police in Cambridge. We opened the lines and asked you if we can ever get that national conversation about race right.
Colin DwyerApril 16, 2018 05:48 PM
Kendrick Lamar, 'Press Democrat' Claim Pulitzers. Here's The Full List Of WinnersUpdated at 4:44 p.m. ET
Jason TureskyApril 13, 2018 06:16 PM
Trump Lashes Out Over Excerpts From James Comey's Forthcoming BookA few excerpts from former FBI Director James Comey’s new book, "A Higher Loyalty," have caused a stir in the White House and a reason for President Trump to once again lash out on Twitter.