Author and journalist Earl Swift illustrates America's love for the automobile by telling the story of one '57 Chevy and its 13 owners. His new book is, “Auto Biography: A Classic Car, An Outlaw Motorhead, and 57 Years of the American Dream.”
In his new memoir, "Fire Shut Up in My Bones," Blow describes growing up in poverty in segregated Louisiana, including his experiences as the victim of childhood sexual abuse. As a columnist for the New York Times, he's written about everything from the recent NFL controversies involving Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson to the Trayvon Martin murder to the GOP's disconnect with young and minority voters.
As a war correspondent with more than 50 years of experience, HDS Greenway has reported from 80 countries and has covered conflicts for Time and Life, the Washington Post and Boston Globe. In a new memoir, Greenway talks about what it's like to be on the front lines of political strife and to witness efforts, good and bad, to employ U.S. power abroad.
Najla Said’s memoir begins, “I am a Palestinian-Lebanese-American Christian woman, but I grew up as a Jew in New York City. I began my life, however, as a WASP.” Said’s coming-of-age tale, “Looking for Palestine: Growing up Confused in an Arab-American Family,” details her struggle to understand and accept her multifaceted identity.
With production help from Midday intern Marjie Goodman