January 6, 2010 Daily Beast Editor-in-Chief Tina Brown shares with NPR's Steve Inskeep the three best things she has read lately: An ordinary man's first-person account of the Great Depression, a profile of the newest justice on the U.S. Supreme Court and a surprising change of heart about how to prosecute terrorists.
November 10, 2009 Host Steve Inskeep invites the editor of The Daily Beast back into the NPR studios for another installment of Word of Mouth. Brown's picks this week: articles on a budding media celebrity, on the possibility of "fuzzy math" in foreign policy, and on whether the Internet is killing storytelling. Plus: the "raw and compelling" story of a Harlem girl.
October 29, 2009 On the Internet, it helps to be an omnivorous reader — like Tina Brown, who scours the Web for compelling, well-written articles. In an interview, Brown discusses three recent pieces that caught her eye. Among the topics: Vladimir Nabokov's last novel and Martin Scorsese's favorite scary movies.