Entries by Spencer Kombol

Sarah Wildman – Paper Love

  Sarah Wildman – Love and the holocaust Sarah Wildman is an author and journalist who has worked for the likes of the New York Times, Slate, and the New Yorker among many others online. Her new book, Paper Love, Searching for the girl my grandfather left behind, tells the story of how the holocaust split […]

Rick Bragg – Jerry Lee Lewis

Rick Bragg – Jerry Lee Lewis David talks with author and literary raconteur of the South and its peoples, Rick Bragg, about his new book on Jerry Lee Lewis. The story is filled with tales of the musical legend and its infamous excesses, his friendships with the likes of Elvis Presley and his cousin, Jimmy […]

Doug Hooker – Atlanta Regional Coalition

Douglas Hooker – Atlanta Regional Commission Doug Hooker is the Executive Director of the Atlanta Regional Commission and tells David just what that organization is and describers it mission. Hooker describes the unique challenge of Atlanta where one metropolitan area is actually divided into 10 counties and dozens of cities.

Deborah Scroggins – Pakistan School Massacre

Deborah Scroggins – Massacre in Pakistan Journalist and author, Deborah Scroggins, talks about the horrific massacre of schoolchildren by the Pakistani Taliban. Scroggins has written extensively about extremism and traveled extensively from Sudan to Afghanistan. She is the author of Emma’s War and Wanted Women: Faith, Lies and the War on Terror.

Daniel Gordis – Menachem Begin

  Daniel Gordis – Menachem Begin Gordis is an Israeli-based journalist and author who has written for the likes of The New York Times, The Republic, The New York Times Magazine, Azure, Commentary Magazine and Foreign Affairs. He discusses his new book, Menachem Begin: The Battle for Israel’s Soul.