A Somali-born author and activist says a reformation of Islam is needed to address extremism and mistreatment of women. Diane and guests discuss the ongoing debate over the roots of Islamic extremism and the role of women in the Muslim world.
Listeners join Diane to discuss one of the summer’s best selling paperbacks. The book explores the secrets we harbor from those we love, our ability to rationalize lies, and our fear that there will always be something unknowable about the people we love most.
- Judith Viorst author of many books for adults and children, including "Too Young to be Seventy," "Grown-up Marriage," "Necessary Losses," "Just in Case," and "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day."
- Lisa Page freelance writer who teaches creative writing at George Washington University.
- Ron Charles fiction editor at The Washington Post
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