Full episode: John Carter Cash and Jewel, Nathan Ripley, Ronna Bloom, Junot Díaz | WBEZ
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Full episode: John Carter Cash and Jewel, Nathan Ripley, Ronna Bloom, Junot Díaz

John Carter Cash and Jewel discuss what it was like creating Forever Words, a new record of Johnny Cash's previously unpublished and unheard songs. Author Naben Ruthnum, who goes by the pen name Nathan Ripley, discusses his debut thriller and explains why he adopted a pseudonym. Mount Sinai Hospital's poet-in-residence, Ronna Bloom, talks about her work prescribing poetry for doctors and patients alike. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz discusses his debut picture book Islandborn, a project 20 years in the making.

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