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Book Talk Radio is hosted by Joe Conason and is a project of the Progressive Book Club. PBC works with some of the biggest authors, activists, and thinkers in progressive politics. Listen in, call in, and join our community.

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The celebrated youth organizer, grafitti artist, and writer on his vision for the movement young people will create in the new decade.

The Tweezerman founder and socially conscious entrepreneur talks to host Joe Conason about how he failed his way to success.

Columnist and Book Talk Radio host Joe Conason talks with renowned activist and author Gloria Feldt about her powerful new book and its message for American women.

Join Will Bunch, author of The Backlash: Right-Wing Radicals, High-Def Hucksters, and Paranoid Politics in the Age of Obama, in conversation with Peter Montgomery, a senior fellow at People For the American Way, for a discussion... more

Join us tonight for an exploration of the social and political implications of the growing phenomenon of “Whitopias”—small towns and exurbs without diversity. Our guest tonight is Rich Benjamin, author of the new book Searching for... more

In his latest book, Jim Wallis argues that Americans should not seek out a return to "economic normalcy." Rather, we need to create a new "normal" that radically alters the behaviors and ways of thinking that lead to the current economic... more

As American wars in Afghanistan and Iraq continue, join us for a conversation with Andrew Bacevich, author of The Limits of Power. Bacevich identifies a profound triple crisis facing America: The economy, in remarkable disarray, can... more

Even as America celebrates the 1 year anniversary of Barack Obama's inauguration, race remains a dominant factor in our society. In her book, The New Jim Crow, legal scholar Michelle Alexander argues that our current reliance on... more

Join Book Talk Radio and host Joe Conason for a discussion with Moshe Adler about how contemporary economic thinking has rigged the system in favor of Wall Street at the expense of Main Street. Professor Moshe Adler of Columbia... more