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Isabel Allende on Her Courageous Characters


In this CBS Sunday Morning interview, renowned Chilean author Isabel Allende discusses her family history, the inspiration behind her courageous and passionate characters, and her latest novel, The Wind Knows My Name (Ballantine Books, 2023), translated from the Spanish by Frances Riddle.

The Fight Over Banning Books


In this CBS Sunday Morning video, correspondent Martha Teichner speaks with the founders of the activist group Moms for Liberty, library officials, a teacher removed from her classroom for giving her students access to banned books, and Art Spiegelman, the author of Maus, about the fight over banning books. This week, the American Library Association released its annual list of the Top 10 Most Challenged Books.

Reginald Dwayne Betts on Freedom Reads


In this CBS Sunday Morning video, Reginald Dwayne Betts speaks about founding Freedom Reads, a nonprofit organization that designs, builds, and places mobile libraries in prison housing units. For more, read “Freedom Reads” in the November/December issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.


Today, I Am Grateful For


In this CBS Sunday Morning video, David Begnaud interviews Teddy Droseros, who began a project leaving journals in coffee shops and classrooms around the country for people to write down what they were grateful for and has collected entries and created a book with hundreds of messages of gratitude.

Jason Reynolds on Friendship and Storytelling


“To me, reading becomes a lot more palatable if young people realize that the stories, the books that exist within them are as valuable as the books that exist on the outside of them.” In this CBS Sunday Morning interview, Jane Pauley speaks to Jason Reynolds, award-winning author and National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, about lifting up children through storytelling, his journey as a writer, and the importance of friendship.

Michelle Zauner on Crying in H Mart


“Suddenly I wasn’t thinking about my mom losing her hair, or my mom losing weight, I was thinking about us in Korea eating patbingsu,” says Michelle Zauner in this CBS Sunday Morning interview about her best-selling memoir, Crying in H Mart (Knopf, 2021), and finding comfort in the Korean-owned supermarket chain after losing her mother to cancer.

Summer Book Report


In this CBS Sunday Morning video, Washington Post book critic Ron Charles gives his book report on new recommendations for the summer, including Sanjena Sathian’s debut novel, Gold Diggers (Penguin Press, 2021), Great Circle (Knopf, 2021) by Maggie Shipstead, and The Man Who Lived Underground (Library of America, 2021) by the late Richard Wright, which is featured in Page One in the May/June issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.


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