Books by Chris Morrow
NPR stories about Chris Morrow
Nonfiction rules the week with humorist Nora Ephron on aging, Simon Winchester on the history of the Atlantic Ocean, Brian Greene on the parallel universes that surround us, rapper Jay-Z on his life and lyrics, and entrepreneur Russell Simmons on what it means to be rich.
These days, Reverend Run and his wife, Justine, are best known for their MTV reality show, Run's House. The couple has written a book together, titled Take Back the Family: A Challenge to America's Parents. They join NPR's Tony Cox.
News & Notes kicks off a monthlong series on hip-hop with a free-wheeling and, at times, combative interview with music mogul Russell Simmons. He joins Farai Chideya for a heated discussion about spirituality, business principles and negative language in rap music.