Dr. Nicholas Dodman talks animal psychology. He says animal emotions and thoughts can be treated more like our own. Why he believes we can improve the mental health of our pets, and what animals teach us about human medicine.
Novelist Jane Smiley pays tribute to one of the all-time greats of English literature in her new biography of Charles Dickens. She joins Diane to talk about how Dickens’ life and novels shaped each other.
- Jane Smiley author of four works of nonfiction and more than ten novels, including "A Thousand Acres," which won the Pulitzer Prize
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