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.
Guest Host: Susan Page
Medical experts join us to talk about the surprisingly close connection and powerful interaction between our brain and the so-called ‘second brain’ in our gut.
- Dr. Louis Korman gastroenterologist in private practice at George Washington University Hospital and Sibley Memorial Hospital faculty member, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and board member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
- Gary Mawe professor, anatomy and neurobiology, University of Vermont
- Dr. Michael Gershon chair, department of anatomy and cell biology, Columbia University and author of "The Second Brain"
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