For our November Readers' Review: “Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant” by Anne Tyler. As we prepare for holiday gatherings, join Diane and her guests to discuss this master work from the author who has made an art of exploring family love and dysfunction.
Last month a woman in Houston gave birth to eight babies, setting a record for the largest multiple live birth. The birth was termed a success, but some said this example of the power of modern medicine is a cautionary lesson. A panel talks about the latest advances in fertility therapies and the ethical questions they raise.
- Dr. Michael Levy director of the in vitro fertilization program at Shady Grove Fertility Center
- Susan Wolfe associate professor of law and medicine at the University of Minnesota Law School and Center for Bioethics
- Dr. Leroy Walters director of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University
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