With Good Reason

The Virginia Book Festival
March 26th, 2011 - (1 Comments)

With Good Reason brings you highlights from the 2011 Virginia Festival of the Book.  Producer Thomas Pierce interviews Scott Simon – host of NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday – about his newest book, Baby, We Were Meant For Each Other.  It shares the story of how he and his wife found true love by adopting two […]

The Future of the Book
February 12th, 2011 - (2 Comments)

Some say that books – that is, the printed, non-digital variety – are destined for the trash heap.  Call it the Age of the Kindle.  Ralph Cohen (James Madison University) spent a lifetime collecting books, many of them very rare.  But recently, after 70 years book collecting, he decided to give away thousands of them.  […]