12/4/2012 Write On! Radio

 

What a show -- we speak with two bestselling authors -- Steven Johnson and David Cay Johnston. Steven Johnson discusses his new book Future Perfect: The Case for Progress in a Networked Age. He is also the author of Everything Bad is Good for You and Where Good Ideas Come From, among other titles.

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Cay Johnston discusses his new book The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use "Plain English" to Rob You Blind. He is also the author of Perfectly Legal and Free Lunch, and was a reporter for The New York Times for thirteen years.

Playlist Tracks: 
Bobby McFerrin - Bang! Zoom
Album: Bang! Zoom; Label: BlueNote
T. Tykwer, J. Klimek, R. Heil - Running One
Album: Run Lola Run; Label: TVT Soundtrax
Bobby McFerrin - Bang! Zoom
Album: Bang! Zoom; Label: BlueNote
Steven Johnson - Future Perfect: The Case for Progress in a Networked Age
Topics: non-fiction literature
David Cay Johnston - The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use "Plain English" to Rob You Blind
Topics: non-fiction literature