Liz Saint John interviews three guests every Sunday morning covering a variety of issues and topics. She talks with representatives from Bay Area non-profit organizations, documentary filmmakers, authors, and professors.

1. Journalist and editor Mark McClusky investigates what goes into the making of an elite athlete and what role genetics, training, chemistry, pharmacology, technology and equipment play. His new book is Faster, Higher, Stronger: How Sports Science is Creating a new Generation of Superathletes–and What We Can Learn From Them.  Listen to the podcast here.

2. New York Times bestselling author of the Longmire mystery books, Craig Johnson, explains how a one-time gift of a holiday a Longmire short story to his social media fans turned into an annual new short story. His new book of those short stories is Wait for Signs: Twelve Longmire Stories.   Listen to the podcast here.

3. Bike Sharing Programs in North America. Are these programs working? Who is using the service? Dr. Susan Shaheen, Co-director of UC Berkeley’s  Transportation Sustainability Research Center, talks about the study she did for the Mineta Transportation Institute focusing on the bike sharing programs in five North American cities. She also talks about the new Bay Area Bikeshare program.  Listen to the podcast here.