Tina Brown's Must-Reads
Too much to read? Tina Brown wants to be your guide. From time to time, in a conversation Morning Edition calls "Word of Mouth," Brown joins us to share best bets from the worlds of news, commentary and literature.
The editor-in-chief of the online news and opinion hub The Daily Beast, Brown formerly served as editor of Tatler, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker and Talk magazines.
January 22, 2013 The Newsweek editor returns with a list of new reads about people with surprising lives — a CIA investigator, a successful businesswoman who started life as a child soldier, and a private-equity pioneer whose domineering personality drove his loved ones away.
September 12, 2012 The Daily Beast and Newsweek editor explores the changing role of women with recommendations that cover a groundbreaking gender discrimination lawsuit against Newsweek, a stay-at-home wife's rise through the professional ranks and the meaning behind a mother's profile picture.
February 1, 2012 Daily Beast and Newsweek Editor Tina Brown looks at writing about life under totalitarian regimes, recommending a new novel about North Korea, an article on "dictator chic," and one that chronicles and contextualizes the history of the Inquisition.