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Barenboim and Said

NPR's Scott Simon talks to conductor Daniel Barenboim, an Israeli, and Professor Edward Said, a Palestinian, about their new book, Parallels and Paradoxes: Explorations in Music and Society They discuss the connections between music, peace and the Middle East. (Published by Pantheon Books).

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.