Fast Company Magazine has called author and consultant David Allen ‘one of the world’s most influential thinkers’ on productivity. We talk to Allen about the best ways to organize our desks, inboxes and the information in our heads to make for a more stress-free work environment.
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Author Dave Eggers joins us to discuss his new book "Zeitoun," which tells the story of Abdulrahman Zeitoun, a Syrian-American man who chose to stay in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. Eggers’ previous books include "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius" and "What is the What." He’s the editor of McSweeney’s and co-editor of the Voice of Witness series which is designed to illuminate contemporary human crises through oral history.
English scientist, philosopher and theologian Joseph Priestley conducted experiments that led to the discovery of oxygen. But he was also central in the politics and religious life of England and early America. We talk about Priestley with author Steven Johnson.