We welcome Bob Dvorchak, co-author of, Game Over: Jerry Sandusky, Penn State, and the Culture of Silence.

We welcome Jessica Minahan and Nancy Rappaport and speak about The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students.

We welcome Matthew Hutson and learn about his book, The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking: How Irrational Beliefs Keep Us Happy, Healthy, and Sane.

We speaks with Charles Duhigg about his book, The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business.

We welcome Kevin Alterman and discuss his book, The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama.

Photograph: David Azia/AP

In The New Republic: A Novel, acclaimed author Lionel Shriver—author of the National Book Award finalist So Much for That, The Post-Birthday World, and the vivid psychological novel We Need to Talk About Kevin, now a major motion picture—probes the mystery of charisma in a razor-sharp new novel that teases out the intimate relationship between terrorism and cults of personali

You Are Good at Things

Apr 12, 2012

Andy Selsberg (Dear Old Love) is good at things and he knows you are, too. We speak with him here about his book, You Are Good at Things: A Checklist, published by Perigee Books.

Benjamin Busch —a decorated U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer who served two combat tours in Iraq, an actor on The Wire, and the son of celebrated novelist Frederick Busch - joins us to speak about his memoir, Dust to Dust.

He will be at Oblong Books and Music on 4/15, at The Odyssey Bookshop on 4/18, and at Vassar College on 4/19.