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Lisa Napoli with Susan Stamberg and Linda Wertheimer

A group biography of four beloved women who fought sexism, covered decades of American news, and whose voices defined NPR. Timed to the 50th Anniversary of NPR’s first transmission and the debut of All Things Considered.

Lisa Napoli has had a long career in journalism, including staff reporting jobs at public radio’s Marketplace, the pioneering New York Times CyberTimes, and as a columnist/correspondent at MSNBC. She is the author, most recently, ofUp All Night: Ted Turner, CNN, and the Birth of 24-Hour News. Her previous books include a biography of NPR benefactor, the McDonald’s heiress, Joan Kroc, Ray & Joan, and a memoir about media’s impact on the tiny kingdom of Bhutan, Radio Shangri-La. She lives in Los Angeles.

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Sen. Tammy Duckworth in conversation with Bradley Whitford, April 5 at 6pm PDT/9pm EDT

Join us for another conversation at Live Talks Los Angeles Sen. Tammy Duckworth with Bradley Whitford discussing her memoir, “Every Day Is a Gift.” April 5, 6pm PDT/9pm EDT All tickets include a signed book. Purchase tickets here. ($39 includes shipping) More about the event.   Links to news stories about Sen. Tammy Duckworth and her…

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Walter Isaacson with Doris Kearns Goodwin

Walter Isaacson with Doris Kearns Goodwin “The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race”

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Patricia Cornwell with Jamie Lee Curtis

Patricia Cornwell with Jamie Lee Curtis — listen to the podcast discussing her new Captain Chase novel, “Spin”

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Curated videos for your #curfewtainment

We thought you’d appreciate some fun videos to watch while you take the advice to stay home and help slow down the spread of the coronavirus.  In some cities and states there are curfews, hence these curated videos for your #curfewtainment.   And you can buy signed copies of the featured authors from our online…

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Janet Evanovich with Lisa Scottoline

Janet Evanovich with Lisa Scottoline discussing her novel, “Fortune and Glory.”

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Pete Souza with David Kennerly

Pete Souza in conversation with David Kennerly discussing his book, “Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents.”

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Doris Kearns Goodwin with Frank Buckley

Doris Kearns Goodwin with Frank Buckley discussing her book, “Leadership: In Turbulent Times”

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Dan Rather with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Dan Rather in conversation with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar discussing his book,  “What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism“

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Book Talks for Children with R.L. Stine, Henry Winkler and Bill Nye!

We are excited to add new programming for children at Live Talks Los Angeles!  All three of these events take place on Sunday afternoons at 3pm PST. Parents, we’re here for you!

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