Dani Shapiro’s Family Secret

The Longest Shortest Time | 13 March 2019 | 0h 40m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Dani Shapiro about her book Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love. A moving account of uncovering her father’s identity after surprising results from a consumer DNA test.

Sean Strub on Body Counts

Thecuriousmanspodcast | 15 January 2019 | 1h 01m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Sean Strub about his book Body Counts: A Memoir of Activism, Sex and Survival. Recounts the AIDS epidemic through the lens of Sean’s life as a gay man who turned to activism to fight the discrimination and stigma attached to HIV and AIDS.

The Happiness Curve: Why Life Gets Better After 50

Cato Daily Podcast | 5 February 2019 | 0h 18m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Jonathan Rauch, author of The Happiness Curve: Why Life Gets Better After 50. Explains why life improves in your 50s, 60s, and beyond.

When Did Marriage Become So Hard?

Hidden Brain | 13 February 2018 | 0h 51m | Listen Later | iTunes
Marriage is hard – and there are signs it’s becoming even harder. Examines how long-term relationships have changed over time, and whether we might be able to improve marriage by asking less of it.

Christian the Lion

Witness | 27 July 2011 | 0h 09m | Listen Later  | iTunes
John Rendall and Anthony Bourke acquired a lion cub from the Harrods department store and raised him in London. Discusses their decision to release him into the wild in Kenya and the reunion that became a YouTube sensation.

Did Cooking Make Us Human?

Origin Stories | 29 December 2015 | 0h 18m | Listen Later  | iTunes
Did cooking make us human? Richard Wrangham, author of Catching Fire: How Cooking Made us Human and Rachel Carmody discuss the impact that cooked food had on human evolution.