As the makeup of the Supreme Court shifts, a timely new book examines how the court has influenced America’s public schools.
A new book tells the story of how a showman saved thousands of premature babies in the early 20th century.
In honor of her late son, Elizabeth Gerlach wrote a children’s book featuring a protagonist who uses a wheelchair. “I would like to be able to reduce the stigma of kids with disabilities,” she said.
Ronald Kitchen met former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge in 1988. He would go on to spend two decades in prison – including a dozen years on death row – before his exoneration in 2009.
Meet the author and illustrator behind the new “Rad Girls Can” book about young women who are “bold, brave and brilliant.”
Some have called the Leopold and Loeb case “the murder that wouldn’t die.” A new book fans the flames of our obsession with this baffling and sensational crime. A conversation with author Nina Barrett.
How a state that hadn’t voted for a Republican presidential candidate in more than 30 years helped elect Donald Trump. Author Dan Kaufman discusses his new book “The Fall of Wisconsin.”
Jamie Bernstein on her new book and Ravinia performance remembering her famous father, Leonard Bernstein.
Renowned paleontologist and University of Chicago graduate Steve Brusatte tells us about his new book, “The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World.”
Was the 2011 sale of Chicago’s Goose Island Beer Co. to the Anheuser-Busch InBev company a great American success story, or an epic sellout? We talk barrel-aged beer with Chicago Tribune reporter Josh Noel.
How professor Joe Wilkins went from a University of Illinois at Springfield classroom to exploring the dangerous wilds of the Gates of the Arctic National Park in Alaska.
In her new book “The Monarchy of Fear,” Martha Nussbaum explores the role that fear may have played in the election of President Donald Trump.
The Chicago-based, bestselling author of “Gone Girl” talks about her newly adapted HBO miniseries and more.
From Supreme Court justices to crusading journalists, the stories of the people who made the U.S. Constitution what it is today.
Vicki Huddleston, a former U.S. ambassador, shares stories from her new memoir, “Our Woman in Havana.”
The professor and political analyst joins us to discuss his new book “What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America.”