This week, public radio stations are exploring the concept of democracy. Talk of the Nation has an assignment for you. We're building a library of democracy and need your suggestions. From science to philosophy, history to children's literature, which books should go on our shelves? Join host Neal Conan and guests.
Gov. Mario Cuomo
*Former governor of New York
*Children's book editor of The New York Times
*Author, The New York Times Parent's Guide to the Best Books for Children
*1999 National Book Award Winner for Waiting
*Author, The Crazed (coming out in paperback in January, Vintage)
*Professor of English and creative writing at Boston University
*Historical sociologist and professor at Harvard University
*Author, Freedom and the Making of Western Culture (1991 National Book Award winner)
*Inventor, futurist and technology guru
*CEO of Kurzweil Technologies, Inc.
*Author, The Age of Spiritual Machines (Penguin)