July 11, 2001

Beryl Bender Birch, yoga instructor at the New York City Runner's Club, tells us about power yoga. She talks about exercises for beginners, and the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of "power yoga". Her book is "Beyond Power Yoga: 8 Levels Of Practice For Body And Soul".

Francis Kiernan, biographer, discusses the life of journalist and author Mary McCarthy. Kiernan goes through McCarthy's early career as a writer, her candid voice, and her influence on other women. Kiernan's book is "Seeing Mary Plain: A Life Of Mary McCarthy".