Book Club

In this Friday, June 8, 2012 photo, nurses walk under dimmed lighting during "quiet time" at the Newborn Family Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 12, 2013 | Book Club

In “Blankets,” an excerpt from Sherman Alexie’s new collection entitled Blasphemy, he recounts his attempts to comfort his ailing father as he recovered from surgery. Continue reading

Sherman Alexie (Credit: Alton Christensen)
April 11, 2013 | Book Club

Poet and writer Sherman Alexie joined us for a live chat earlier this year to answer your questions. Replay the chat to see him answer viewer questions about his poetry and books, his creative process and being Native American. Continue reading

February 8, 2013 | Book Club

Browse selected books by Moyers & Company guests, and let us know which ones moved and inspired you. Continue reading

February 8, 2013 | Book Club
Read the introduction from journalist Nick Turse's book about the shocking history of the American war on Vietnamese civilians.
January 17, 2013 | Book Club
Selected excerpts from his third autobiography about Lincoln, the Emancipation Proclamation and Lincoln's second inauguration
Composite image of books audiences picked for President Obama to read.
January 11, 2013 | Book Club
Bill asked what books you'd recommend Obama read as he embarks on his second term. View a list of the top suggestions.
January 9, 2013 | Book Club
Read the first chapter of Krugman's new book, End This Depression Now!.
December 20, 2012 | Book Club
From the short story "Otravida, Otravez"
December 18, 2012 | Book Club

See how the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao answered your great questions. Continue reading

President Barack Obama holds up a book that he was give by author and keynote speaker Eric Metaxas at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. February 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 17, 2012 | Book Club

What one book would you tell the president to read going into his second term? Continue reading

Chrystia Freeland
November 20, 2012 | Book Club

In a special audio chat, journalist Chrystia Freeland talks about American plutocracy and how she deals with her wealthy critics. Continue reading

Visitors tour the Bombardier Global Express XRS corporate jet during the Asian Aerospace Show in Hong Kong. March 2011. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 12, 2012 | Book Club
Chrystia Freeland's Plutocrats is the first book we're reading for our book club. Here are some questions to guide your own book club discussion of Freeland's book.
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October 26, 2012 | Book Club
What about Chrystia Freeland's Plutocrats surprises or interests you? We thought she makes an interesting distinction in Chapter Two between today's rich and those of the first Gilded Age. Join our book club discussion!
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October 19, 2012 | Book Club
We launch our new book club with what Bill calls a “definitive examination of inequality in our time.”
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October 19, 2012 | Book Club
The introduction to Freeland's new book examining the history of the richest of the rich, and how the gained political power