Great Podversations

By Louisville Public Media

Great Podversations features nationally-recognized writers in conversation. These candid discussions invite the listener to learn about literature, politics, history, economics, science, and culture through the voices of compelling authors and experts. NPR’s Robert Siegel introduces each pair of fascinating guests. Great Podversations is produced by the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum, and distributed by Louisville Public Media. For more information and podcast show notes, please visit kentuckyauthorforum.com.

  1. 1.
    Matthew Barzun and Amy Edmondson
    34:22
  2. 2.
    Anne Applebaum and Jason Stanley
    49:09
  3. 3.
    Barton Gellman and Ellen Nakashima
    48:58
  4. 4.
    Nicholas Christakis and Rob Stein
    42:49
  5. 5.
    Elizabeth Kolbert and Kate Aronoff
    41:43
  6. 6.
    Nicole Krauss and Elizabeth Blair
    38:45
  7. 7.
    Yo-Yo Ma and Teddy Abrams
    53:40
  8. 8.
    Philip Rucker and Mara Liasson
    42:08
  1. 9.
    Jane Smiley and Eleanor Beardsley
    39:34
  2. 10.
    Terry Tempest Williams and Nathaniel Rich
    49:18
  3. 11.
    Heather Clark and Daphne Merkin
    35:13
  4. 12.
    Thomas Ricks and Danielle Allen
    40:33
  5. 13.
    Wright Thompson and Andrew Zimmern
    36:20
  6. 14.
    Amanda Little and Allison Aubrey
    41:09
  7. 15.
    Amaryllis Fox and Melissa Block
    43:12
  8. 16.
    Mary Beth Keane and Maureen Corrigan
    38:55
  9. 17.
    Elaine Pagels and Timothy Egan
    39:49
  10. 18.
    Jerome Groopman and Timothy Snyder
    42:53
  11. 19.
    Clarissa Ward and Peter Bergen
    39:23
  12. 20.
    Isabel Allende and Madeline Miller
    29:05
  13. 21.
    Michael R. Jackson and Ari Shapiro
    28:38
  14. 22.
    Erik Larson and Amor Towles
    44:24
  15. 23.
    Franklin Foer and Malcolm Nance
    44:02
  16. 24.
    Ann Patchett and Dani Shapiro
    39:25
  17. 25.
    Chuck Rosenberg and David Frum
    38:05
  18. 26.
    Coming Soon: "Great Podversations," from the Kentucky Author Forum
    1:50
  19. 27.
    Admiral James Stavridis - Sailing True North
    1:09:04
  20. 28.
    Dani Shapiro - Inheritance
    1:02:49
  21. 29.
    Doris Kearns Goodwin - Leadership in Turbulent Times
    1:05:56
  22. 30.
    Thomas Friedman - Thank You For Being Late: Thriving in the Age of Accelerations
    58:46
  23. 31.
    Robert Wright - Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment
    1:07:16
  24. 32.
    Charles Graeber - The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer
    59:51
  25. 33.
    Malcolm Nance - The Plot to Hack America
    1:01:14
  26. 34.
    John Feinstein - The First Major: The Inside Story of the 2016 Ryder Cup
    1:03:24
  27. 35.
    Casey Gerald - There Will Be No Miracles Here
    1:05:44
  28. 36.
    David Frum - Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic
    1:03:47
  29. 37.
    Alain De Botton: How Does News Shape our Thoughts and Lives?
    1:01:07
  30. 38.
    David McCraw—Truth In Our Times: Inside the Fight for Press Freedom in the Age of Alternative Facts
    1:01:07
  31. 39.
    Masha Gessen - The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia
    59:47
  32. 40.
    Joseph Stiglitz: The Euro, The Great Divide, The Price of Inequality
    58:38
  33. 41.
    P.J. O'Rourke - How the Hell Did This Happen?
    58:13
  34. 42.
    Colson Whitehead - The Underground Railroad
    57:32
  35. 43.
    Sebastian Junger - Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
    57:48
  36. 44.
    Joe Nocera - Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA
    57:45
  37. 45.
    Diane Rehm: On My Own
    1:04:12
  38. 46.
    Why the Right Went Wrong: E.J. Dionne at the Kentucky Author Forum
    1:03:00
  39. 47.
    The Avenue of Mysteries: John Irving at Kentucky Author Forum 11/10/15
    1:08:10
  40. 48.
    David Boies: Proposition 8 and the Legal Battle for Marriage Equality
    1:00:00
  41. 49.
    Jessye Norman: Stand Up Straight and Sing!
    54:30
  42. 50.
    Timothy Geithner on Stopping the Panic in a Financial Crisis
    1:03:54

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