Did you know that she's been the host of your favorite public-radio interview program for more than 35 years? Or that she reads, on the average, a book a day in order to do her job? Or that she's married to Francis Davis, a noted author and jazz critic? This short interview appeared in the 7/22/12 edition of The New York Times Magazine.
You've been hosting "Fresh Air" for 37 years. Is there an endpoint? Or do you hope to drop dead at the microphone? No, when you put it that way. That sounds so horrible in every way. Too graphic? I was picturing decades hence. I still really like my work.