Astrophysicist and host of the Emmy Award winning COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey. Taking you on a fantastic journey through our universe. Explore the Cosmos and beyond!
Authors & Community Reads
Authors, Community Reads, First Year Reads
Charles Mann offers valuable insights into the most important event of the last 500 years – the European discovery of the Americas — in his award winning books 1491 and 1493
National Book Award winner for Middle Passage, Charles Johnson has also written the novels Oxherding Tale, Dreamer, and Faith and the Good Thing.
Internationally renown anti-fracking activist and biologist, Steingraber reveals the harm unsafe chemicals in our environment have on our health…and our children’s health
Called “the Father of Environmental Justice,” Dr. Bullard has been the leading voice against environmental racism for decades, including the recent Flint water crisis.
Author of How to Survive a Robot Uprising, roboticist Dr. Daniel Wilson offers an entertaining look at ‘killer robots’, while offering insights into robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and cyber security.
Equal pay for equal work! Crusader for women’s rights in the workplace and namesake of the Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act.
What will the next new virus look like? Will it be drug-resistant? Where will it happen next? These are the questions Sonia Shah addresses in her newest book, Pandemic.
“Rape Culture” has become a critical issue for communities across the nation. Harding, author of Asking For It, tackles this topic with practical ideas about eliminating sexual assault.
Hernandez writes about the intersections of gender, race, and feminism, and the media representations of women of color, most recently in her memoir A Cup Of Water Under My Bed
New York Times best-selling author of The Finest Hours, Tougias shares incredible survival stories, and shares lessons about decision-making, goal attainment, and resilience.
An award–winning, thought provoking writer, hailed in The Washington Post as “one of the most eloquent and probing public intellectuals in America”.
One of Ms. Magazine’s “21 Feminists to Watch”, Sen is President and Executive Director of Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation and publisher of Colorlines.
Award winning poet, novelist, and essayist. Recipient of many awards including the Pushcart Prize and the Peabody Award. Long-time NPR contributor
Award winning American poet, essayist, short story writer, and novelist. Winner of the P.E.N. Discovery Prize and a Whiting Writer’s Award.
New York Times bestselling author with a new ABC series, entitled Resurrection, based on his writing.
Author of Stealing Democracy: The New Politics of Voter Suppression, President of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, and former Justice Department official.