May 4, 2014: ABC’s Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts discusses her inspirational new memoir Everybody’s Got Something. She shares her story of overcoming breast cancer only to learn five years later that she would need a bone marrow transplant to combat a rare blood disorder, the grief and heartbreak she suffered when her mother passed away, her return to Good Morning America, and the tremendous support she received from her family and friends.
Feb. 6, 2014: Television journalist and best-selling author Jane Pauley talked about her new book, Your Life Calling: Reimagining the Rest of Your Life. It's about how baby-boomers are discovering new and exciting possibilities for the future. She also shares practical ideas and motivating advice from people she interviewed for her book, as well as her own personal story of reinvention. Introduced by WSHU Development Director Gillian Anderson; interviewed by WSHU News Director Naomi Starobin. (58:07)
Jan. 29, 2014: Pulitzer Prize-winner and New York Times best-selling author Anna Quindlen returns to WSHU's Join the Conversation series to discuss her new novel, Still Life with Bread Crumbs. It's a portrait of a woman whose career as a photographer made her an unlikely heroine for many women. Joining Quindlen on stage for the conversation is best-selling author and radio host Ann Leary. Introduced by WSHU Development Director Gillian Anderson. (57:50)
November 13, 2013: New York Times best-selling author of Tuesdays with Morrie, Mitch Albom talks about his new novel, The First Call From Heaven. It’s the story of a small town that gets attention when it starts receiving phone calls from people in the afterlife. Greatest miracle ever or a massive hoax? Introduced by WSHU Development Director Gillian Anderson, interviewed by WSHU News Director Naomi Starobin. (1:21:03)
October 18, 2013: #1 New York Times best-selling author of Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert. talks about her new novel, The Signature of All Things. It’s the story of an irrepressible woman, determined to satisfy her most powerful urges for both love and knowledge, and a mysterious painter searching for purity and communion. Interviewed by Trevor Crowe, author, radio host and licensed marriage and family therapist. (1:04:16)