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  • Face Time

    This hour, we talk to sociologist Heather Laine Talley about those affected by facial disfigurement and the politics of appearance.

  • Wrongfully Accused

    We’ll talk to Michael Morton this hour about what it was like to spend a quarter century in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, which he writes about in his memoir, Getting Life: An Innocent Man’s 25-Year Journey from Prison to Peace.

  • Words And Pictures

    We’ll talk this hour about how we imagine what we read with Peter Mendelsund, Associate Art Director for Alfred A Knopf Books. He writes about the topic in “What We See When We Read.”

  • Navigating The Data Dump

    One of the downsides of the Internet Age is that all of that information can be overwhelming. We’ll talk this hour about how our brains can better process all of the data available to us with Daniel J. Levitin, whose new book is The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload.

  • Arctic Adventure

    On July 8, 1879, the USS Jeannette set sail from San Francisco with the hopes of reaching the North Pole. We’ll talk this hour about what happened to the crew with Hampton Sides, who tells their story in his new book.

  • Dealing With Confrontations

    When we’re slighted, offended or worse in our daily lives, many of us choose to just suck it up. We’ll talk this hour about why we’re better served by working out our differences with others the author of “The Power of Positive Confrontation: The Skills You Need to Handle Conflicts at Work, at Home, Online, and In Life.”