NPT’s Emmy Award-winning A Word on Words features accessible interviews with authors and poets about their latest books. Launched in 2015 with New York Times bestselling author J.T. Ellison and essayist Mary Laura Philpott as co-hosts, the series was designed to be accessible and engaging for a new generation of readers.
This season novelist Jeremy Finley joins J.T. Ellison for more discussions with writers about their work, their process and what they are reading for inspiration.
Discovering the Origins of Radical Ideas with Gal Beckerman
Chosen as one of the 100 Notable Books of 2022 by The New York Times Book Review, Gal Beckerman’s The Quiet Before examines the small moments that led to larger political and cultural revolutions. Beckerman looks at how the tools of communication are used to help create change and foster a space where people can engage with one another, imagine, debate, and begin to think up new ideas.
I grew up always with that sort of sense of there is something fungible about the way society and politics works and that there are forces that can shift things very quickly, or even slowly, but in dramatic ways. And so, that's been a real curiosity of mine.Join us as NPT host J.T. Ellison interviews author Gal Beckerman on NPT's A Word on Words.
Ruth Ware, International Bestselling Author of THE IT GIRL
Author Ruth Ware talks with host J.T. Ellison about her book THE IT GIRL.
Meet Jeremy Finley, Our New Host
Jeremy Finley discusses his new role as co-host of A Word on Words with J.T. Ellison.
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Great conversations with some great authors. I learned a lot!