Revolution is sweeping across northern Africa and the Middle East, and, in recognition of these revolutions, Patrik Henry Bass, senior editor at Essence Magazine, shares his favorite revolutionary books.
It's likely you've heard about 'O: A Presidential Novel.' The book is a fictional account of the Obama administration. Patrik Henry Bass, senior editor at Essence Magazine reviews the book.
We're joined by Patrik Henry Bass, senior editor for Essence magazine and Karen Holt, former deputy editor of Publishers Weekly. Both offer their book recommendations.
Americans don't know enough about their own histories. Experts weigh in on what they should know and why.
The books we read as adolescents can have a huge influence on our lives. We talk about the ones that matter to us and the evolution of the young adult novel over the years with Patrik Henry Bass and S.E. Hinton.
What makes a film adaptation of a book work, and what makes it fail? The Takeaway talks with Patrik Henry Bass, senior editor of Essence magazine and Ben Sherwood, author of 'The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud.'
The popularity of Laura Ingalls Wilder goes well beyond her books. What is it about 'Little House on the Prairie' that we love, and why does it seem to be more popular than ever?
Today, in honor of To Kill a Mockingbird's anniversary, we talk with Mary Badham about her Oscar-nominated role in the film. Patrik Henry Bass, senior editor for Essence magazine, also joins us to talk about the book's influence. From The Takeaway.