I was fortunate enough to be able to interview a number of authors at this year’s Miami Book Fair, so I thought I’d take advantage of Thanksgiving and the day after to share some of them with you.

Today, the guy who probably could have predicted the outcome of our presidential election better than most others, as Ari Berman has been telling us about the whittling away and destruction of the Voting Rights Act for years with his book, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America.


Wesley Lowery was Tweeting from a McDonald’s in Ferguson, MO, and I was hung on every word as everything seemed to be unraveling. That event helps lay the foundation for Lowery’s first book, They Can’t Kill us All: Ferguson, Baltimore and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement.



And former  two-term Florida Governor and three-term US Senator from Florida Bob Graham joined me to talk about the newest edition of America, The Owner’s Manual: You Can Fight City Hall and Win.  Of course, as long as I had him on the phone, I asked about Saudi Arabia, the 28 pages and what else is out there incriminating them,  Trump, and a lot more.

I’ll be back with a new live show Tuesday. But if you’re a music fan, come check out my new project, Nic’s Cafe — a musical journey every Sunday from noon-3 ET/ 9-noon PT at