Guest:  Pat Thomas is a counterculture historian and archival music producer. He is the author of such books as Listen, Whitey!: The Sights & Sounds of Black Power 1965–1975, Did It! Jerry Rubin: An American Revolutionary; and his latest Material Wealth: Mining the Personal Archive of Allen Ginsberg. KPFA Special Combo $450.  Includes: “Allen Ginsberg … Continued


Guest: Emily Wilson who is a professor of classical studies at the University of Pennsylvania and translator of both The Iliad and The Odyssey. Mitch Jeserich reads from Emily Wilson’s translation of the Iliad.   Book Combo: Epic Verses 3-Pack  $400  Contains: The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Translated by Juan Cole. The Iliad by Homer, Translated by … Continued


Guest: Emily Wilson is a professor of classical studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She has been named a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome in Renaissance and early modern scholarship, a MacArthur Fellow, and a Guggenheim Fellow. In addition to Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, she has also published translations of Sophocles, Euripides, and Seneca. Epic Verses Pack $320 … Continued


Guest: Juan Cole is a public intellectual, prominent blogger and essayist, and the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He is the translator of The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam: A New Translation from the Persian. Omar Khayyam (1048 – 1131) was a Persian astronomer and mathematician born in Nishapur … Continued


Guest: William Dalrymple is the author of The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire. The Anti-Colonial Pack $475 Includes: A History of Modern Palestine by Ilan Pappe The Rebel’s Clinic by Adam Shatz The Wretched of the Earth  (60th Anniversary Edition) by Frantz Fanon The Anarchy by William Dalrymple … Continued


Guest: Dr. Keisha N. Blain is an award-winning historian of the 20th century United States with broad  interests in African American History, the modern African Diaspora, and  Women’s and Gender Studies. She is an Associate Professor of History at the University of  Pittsburgh and the president of the African American Intellectual History Society.  She is the author of … Continued


Part I. Biden Continues Supporting the War on Gaza Guest: Stephen M. Walt is the Robert and Renée Belfer professor of international relations at Harvard University.  He is the author and coauthor of several such books, including The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy; and  The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy co-authored with John J. Mearsheimer. He is … Continued


Guest: Gregg Mitman is the Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History, Medical History, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. An award-winning author and filmmaker, his recent films and books include The Land Beneath Our Feet;  Breathing Space: How Allergies Shape Our Lives and Landscapes; and his latest, Empire of Rubber: Firestone’s Scramble … Continued