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.
With stories of terrorism, anthrax, snipers, kidnappings and shark attacks all making recent headlines, it’s a wonder anyone bothers to get out of bed! David Ropeik of the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis talks about why it is we fear things that actually pose a very small risk, and about the things we perhaps should spend a little more time worrying about.
- Dr. David Ropeik director of risk communication for the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis
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