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Great Podversations features nationally-recognized writers in conversation. These candid discussions invite the listener to learn about literature, politics, history, economics, science, and culture through the voices of compelling authors and experts. NPR’s Robert Siegel introduces each pair of fascinating guests.

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    • 4.8, 37 Ratings

Great Podversations features nationally-recognized writers in conversation. These candid discussions invite the listener to learn about literature, politics, history, economics, science, and culture through the voices of compelling authors and experts. NPR’s Robert Siegel introduces each pair of fascinating guests.

    Erik Larson and Amor Towles

    Erik Larson and Amor Towles

    Best-selling authors Erik Larson and Amor Towles discuss history, research, and the craft of writing.

    • 43 min
    Franklin Foer and Malcolm Nance

    Franklin Foer and Malcolm Nance

    Writers Franklin Foer and Malcolm Nance discuss politics, the upcoming 2020 election and more.

    • 44 min
    Ann Patchett and Dani Shapiro

    Ann Patchett and Dani Shapiro

    Authors Ann Patchett and Dani Shapiro discuss books, writing, and these challenging times.

    • 38 min
    Chuck Rosenberg and David Frum

    Chuck Rosenberg and David Frum

    MSNBC political analyst Chuck Rosenberg and The Atlantic columnist David Frum discuss politics and government during these challenging times, and much more.

    • 36 min
    Coming Soon: "Great Podversations," from the Kentucky Author Forum

    Coming Soon: "Great Podversations," from the Kentucky Author Forum

    The Kentucky Author Forum podcast has a new sound, and a new name: Great Podversations.

    This interview podcast will feature carefully matched pairs of nationally recognized writers in the kind of thoughtful and candid conversations you have come to expect from Kentucky Author Forum. Our guest authors and experts will discuss literature, politics, history, economics, science, and culture, and every episode will be introduced by NPR's Robert Siegel.

    Watch for our first new episode. which features MSNBC political analyst Chuck Rosenberg in conversation with The Atlantic columnist David Frum. These two experts will
    discuss politics and government during these challenging times, and much more.

    • 1 min
    Admiral James Stavridis - Sailing True North

    Admiral James Stavridis - Sailing True North

    Today's guest is Admiral James Stavridis, a retired four-star officer in the U.S. Navy. His book, Sailing True North, explores ten famous admirals and the profound influence on history through their leadership and character. Stavridis is interviewed by NPR special correspondent Melissa Block. This conversation was recorded on December 16, 2019 at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts.

    • 1 hr 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

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Great podversation Larson and Towles

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Well done!

The two Podversasion episodes so far have been illuminating and engaging. Then I discovered there’s a whole back catalogue. Diving in!

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SO INTERESTING!!

my ears have never felt more educated. i would recommend this played at weddings, funerals, birthday parties, and family gatherings. i would rather listen to this than read! which is SAYING SOMETHING

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