Spiritual teacher Master Charles Cannon and two dozen of his associates were at the Oberoi Hotel in Mumbai when terrorists attacked in 2008. This book recounts their experience, as the basis for teaching about real spiritual forgiveness.
It is the last book in the Bible, probably the most interpreted, and certainly the most controversial. Elaine Pagels talks about her book “Revelations,” a new examination of the New Testament Book of Revelation.
Her birth name was Peggielene Bartels, but for the past four years she has been known as King Peggy, after a fairy-tale-like turn of events made her the king of a small fishing village in her native Ghana. She talks about her new book “King Peggy.”
From 2011 - Career diplomat Peter Van Buren‘s career appears to be over. His bosses at Foggy Bottom are taking steps to fire him, in part for writing “We Meant Well,” a scathing account of U.S. rebuilding efforts in Iraq — which he discusses here.
U.S. Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) talking about his book “The Greatest Hoax.” Global warming is, indeed, a hoax, he says, whose perpetrators have, as their goal, more government regulation, more control over our daily lives, more power.
Writer and editor, and transplanted Londoner, Craig Taylor talks about his acclaimed new book “Londoners,” a Studs Terkel-like smorgasbord of perceptions of London, collected in oral history form from dozens of people who know London. Hear the complete interview at EYE ON BOOKS.
From 1987 - Douglas Adams would have turned 60 this weekend. The genius behind the “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” was a warm and witty man, whom I interviewed three times in all, including a 1987 conversation about his then-brand-new book “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency.” Here’s a sample of that interview, which you can hear more of at EYE ON BOOKS CLASSIC.
Indie author S.C. Cunningham turned a personal horror story into a thrilling work of fiction. Here she talks about her book “The Penance List.” David is a serial killer with deep psychological wounds. It’s American Psycho meets Sex and the City. Hear the complete interview at THE BOOKCAST.
From 2009 - He is now a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, having won the Republican nomination in Ohio’s 9th District Tuesday. But in 2009 when we talked with him, Sam Wurzelbacher was just “Joe the Plumber,” the iconic figure from the 2008 presidential campaign. Here he talks about his book “Joe the Plumber: Fighting for the American Dream.” Hear the complete interview at EYE ON BOOKS.
From 2006 - Playwright and author Larry L. King talks about his close friend Willie Morris, and the biography he wrote, “In Search of Willie Morris.” Hear the complete interview on EYE ON BOOKS CLASSIC.
Renowned Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson talks about his book “America the Beautiful,” which puts our nation’s recent events in historical perspective to show how much trouble the nation is in, and what we need to do to turn it around. Hear the complete interview at EYE ON BOOKS.