Jad Abumrad

Jeffrey Brown

PBS NewsHour Senior Correspondent

Timothy Egan

National Book Award-winning Author of
The Worst Hard Time and Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

Anne Fadiman

Award-winning Writer, Essayist, Editor, and Author of
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Ira Glass

Radio Producer and Host, This American Life

Terry Gross

Award-winning Host of National Public Radio’s Fresh Air

Elizabeth Kolbert

Journalist and Author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe
& The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Erik Larson

Award-winning Author of The Devil in the White City
In The Garden of Beasts

Joyce Carol Oates

National Book-Award Winning Novelist, Poet, Playwright and Essayist

Michael Pollan

Bestselling Author & Journalist
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
& Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation

Frank Rich

Author & Journalist, Featured Essayist
for New York Magazine

Orville Schell

Author and Journalist, Expert on China and Tibet

Eric Schlosser

Bestselling Author of Command and Control and Fast Food Nation

Scott Simon

Host, Weekend Edition Saturday on NPR
and Need to Know on PBS, Writer & Novelist