Just how much do different generations differ? Jean Twenge, associate professor of psychology at San Diego State University, addresses these issues in her recent book “Generation Me: Why Today’s Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled – and More Miserable Than Ever Before” (Free Press, Paperback, 2007). She’ll be our guest this hour.
Why are millions of sub-Saharan Africans dying of AIDS-related complications when antiretroviral treatment is readily available? We’ll spend this hour with South African journalist Jonny Steinberg. His new book about the crisis is “Sizwe’s Test: A Young Man’s Journey through Africa’s AIDS Epidemic” (Simon and Schuster, 2008).