The best of the week’s interviews and reviews, as well as brand new segments designed with the weekend in mind, are featured on Fresh Air Weekend. Interviews with authors, directors, actors, and musicians are the focus of our weekend program, which also features performances recorded in our studio.
In honor of the late Hilary Mantel, author of the Wolf Hall series and winner of the Man Booker Prize: The British author, who passed away on September 22nd, wrote three highly regarded historical novels about the life of Thomas Cromwell, one of Henry VIII’s closest advisors. Initially aired back in 2012.
Andrew Sean Greer’s new comic novel, Less is Lost, is just as funny and touching as his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “Less,” but it also has more to offer. In contrast, hilarity can spring from tragedy, and Greer makes a seamless transition into the profound.
It is important for the editor-in-chief of “British Vogue” that his publication accurately portray the world as he sees it.
Edward Enninful learned the tailoring trade from his mother in Ghana. “Fashion has always been such a beautiful, open-hearted expression of expression for me,” he says.
A Visible Man is his autobiography.