Emily Dufton, “Grass Roots”

Recreational use of marijuana is legal in 8 states (Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington) and decriminalized in another 14 (plus the US Virgin Islands). It's still illegal in Missouri, while Illinois is one of 29 states...

Brad Taylor, “Operator Down”

Brad Taylor spent more than two decades in the US Army, including 8 years in special forces as part of Delta Force. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel, then went on to teach military science at The Citadel. He’s also the author of the popular Pike Logan series of...

David Pogue’s Tips For iPhone 8 and iPhone X

David Pogue is the tech columnist for Yahoo Finance, writes a monthly column for Scientific American, contributes to "CBS Sunday Morning" and "Nova" on PBS, and has written or co-written over 100 books. His latest is yet another updated edition (the eleventh) of...

Stephen Davis, “Gold Dust Woman”

Stephen Davis has written books about Jim Morrison, Bob Marley, Miles Davis, and other musicians. Now he has a best-selling biography of Stevie Nicks, “Gold Dust Woman.” In my conversation with him, we talked about: How the version of "Rhiannon" we all know isn't the...

Josh Dean, “The Taking Of K-129”

Here's my conversation with Josh Dean, author of a book with a very intriguing title: "The Taking Of K-129: How The CIA Used Howard Hughes To Steal A Russian Sub In The Most Daring Covert Operation In History." No, it's not a novel -- it's a true story, and I won't be...

David Goldfield, “The Gifted Generation”

David Goldfield, a history professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, has written 16 books on southern and American history. His newest is "The Gifted Generation: When Government Was Good," which focuses on the social benefits provided to the early...

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