We speak with Steven Johnson about his new book Wonderland. He is the bestselling author of 10 books, including How We Got to Now, Where Good Ideas Come From, The Invention of Air and Everything Bad Is Good for You.
We speak with director, screenwriter and novelist Martyn Burke about his new novel Music for Love or War. In 2012, his feature documentary Under Fire: Journalists in Combat won a Peabody and he was short-listed for an Academy Award. His many novels include The Truth About the Night, Ivory Joe, Laughing War and Tiara.
We speak with Jim Walsh about Bar Yarns and Manic-Depressive Mixtapes, which details 30 years of pop, funk, and rock and roll, up close and personal. We also talk with him about Gold Experience: Following Prince in the 90s. Both books are currently available from the University of Minnesota Press. Jim Walsh was a reporter for many years with the Pioneer Press.