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5 / 60
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Kentucky Author Forum
The Kentucky Network (KET)
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Great Conversations is a series featuring distinguished authors, each recognized in an area of prominence and each uniquely paired with an interviewer. All author interviews for Great Conversations are taped at The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville. The interviews are produced by Kentucky Author Forum, Mary Moss Greenebaum, Producer, and are sponsored by the University of Louisville, in partnership with Brown-Forman and The Humana Foundation.

#801 Sebastian Junger and Joe Klein
Sebastian Junger, author of War and The Perfect Storm, talks about his book Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, an investigation of how we overcome trauma and seek something bigger than ourselves. He is interviewed by Joe Klein, TIME political columnist and a best-selling author.

#802 Colson Whitehead and Isaac Fitzgerald
Buzzfeed's Isaac Fitzgerald interviews Pulitzer Prize winner Colson Whitehead about his book The Underground Railroad, chronicling a young slave’s desperate bid for freedom and a heroine’s flight that serves as a powerful meditation on both history and the present day.

#803 P.J. O’Rourke and Robert Siegel
The author of such bestsellers as Parliament of Whores and Give War a Chance, discusses his latest book, How The Hell Did This Happen?, about the 2016 presidential election. He is interviewed by Robert Siegel, senior host of NPR's “All Things Considered.”

#804 Joseph Stiglitz and Rana Foroohar
American economist Joseph Eugene Stiglitz, a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics and the John Bates Clark Medal, is interviewed by Rana Foroohar, global business columnist and associate editor for Financial Times and former assistant managing editor at TIME. Stiglitz is the author of several books, the latest being The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe. Foroohar is author of Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business.

#805 Thomas Friedman and Congressman John Yarmuth.
Friedman, internationally renowned author, reporter, and New York Times columnist—the recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes—talks about his book Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Acceleration with Kentucky journalist and U.S. Congressman John Yarmuth.

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