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.
Municipalities in many coastal areas have embraced beach "nourishment" programs to fight the erosion of their coastlines. A panel talks about beach erosion: what causes it, how and why communities try to prevent it, and who pays for recovery measures.
- Howard Marlowe of the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association
- Prof. Orrin Polkey director of the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines at Duke University
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