Marc Levinson On “An Extraordinary Time”

Reader’s Corner | 20 October 2017 | 0h 29m | Listen Later 
Interview with Marc Levinson about the ideas in An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy. Disentangles the secular forces behind the transition from rapid post-war economic growth to the much slower growth thereafter.

Tara Westover on “Educated”

Reader’s Corner | 17 August 2018 | 0h 37m | Listen Later  | iTunes
Interview with Tara Westover about her memoir Educated. Tells the story of growing up home-schooled in a violent, anti-government, fundamentalist Mormon family. She escaped via self-education, ultimately earning a PhD at Cambridge. Valuable perspectives on managing relationships.