Carrie Nahabedian

Chef Carrie Nahabedian has visited 75 countries, principalities and islands. She says journeys have helped her elevate her cooking. Often times she finds ways to give back to people in other countries through philanthropy and mentoring.

Carlos Gaytan

Born in Mexico, Chef Carlos Gaytan spent time on the Pacific coast, where he learned to scuba dive at 17 years old. He grew up foraging for seaweed along the shore, lobster on reefs and tiny regional shrimp. He is passionate about protecting the reefs for future generations.

Tony Priolo

Growing up, Tony Priolo had two passions: cooking and playing baseball. To this day, both remain close to his heart. As chef and co-owner of three Chicago restaurants, Tony loves pleasing people with food … while baseball feeds his soul. For the past twelve years, Tony has been playing with the Braves in the Midwest Suburban League.

Five Extraordinary Conversations from the Studs Terkel Radio Archive

Daniel Hautzinger
Studs Terkel talked to everyone, from people down on their luck to people at the top of their career. Now many of his insightful conversations are available through the Studs Terkel Radio Archive – discover five exceptional conversations with remarkable people here.

Era-Defining Journalist and Novelist Tom Wolfe Has Died

Daniel Hautzinger
Tom Wolfe, who wrote The Right Stuff and Bonfire of the Vanities and gave us the terms "'Me' decade" and "radical chic," died yesterday at the age of 88. Watch him discuss his trademark white suit and the similarities between counterculture and evangelicalism in this archival interview.

Wuthering Heights

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Wuthering Heights

by Emily Brontë

White Teeth | The Great American Read

White Teeth cover

White Teeth

by Zadie Smith

Where the Red Fern Grows | The Great American Read

Where the Red Fern Grows cover

Where the Red Fern Grows

by Wilson Rawls

The Wheel of Time | The Great American Read

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The Wheel of Time (series)

by Robert Jordan / Brandon Sanderson

Watchers | The Great American Read

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by Dean Koontz

A “superior thriller” (akland Press) abouta man, a dog, and a terrifying threat that could only have come from the imagination of #1 New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz.


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