Maureen Corrigan, book critic for NPR's Fresh Air, is The Nicky and Jamie Grant Distinguished Professor of the Practice in Literary Criticism at Georgetown University. She is an associate editor of and contributor to Mystery and Suspense Writers (Scribner) and the winner of the 1999 Edgar Award for Criticism, presented by the Mystery Writers of America. In 2019, Corrigan was awarded the Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing by the National Book Critics Circle.
Changes in routine continue as Covid recedes as a primary focus in day-to-day life around the islands. That includes the retail sector on Oʻahu. Pacific Business News editor in chief A. Kam Napier has more.
The United States continues to enforce an embargo against Russian oil, along with a number of other western countries. But one U.S. ally in the Asia-Pacific is considering an energy deal with Russia. HPRʻs Bill Dorman has more in this Asia Minute.