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Norwegian memorial
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In 2011, nearly 70 teenagers were shot and killed in Norway. The gunman was a white supremacist named Anders Breivik. Journalist Asne Seierstad spent years trying to figure out how someone could do something so evil. More

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10:59
Still from "My Friend Dahmer"
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So can we empathize with people who become monsters? Derf Backderf — whose teenage self appears in Meyers' film — certainly thinks so.More

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Eyes everywhere
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The personal devices we live with and depend on — our computers, tablets, smartphones and more— all share information about us. Randolph Lewis tells more stories about how we’re being watched in a book called “Under Surveillance.”More

The Trial of Saddam
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The young American soldiers who protected Saddam Hussein during his trial spent hours alone with the “Butcher of Baghdad” and unexpectedly grew to like him. They were devastated by his execution and its violent aftermath. More

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"That guy" at the office
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Robert Sutton talks with Anne Strainchamps about his book, "The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't."More

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What makes a man turn asshole?
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Aaron James talks to Steve Paulson about his book, "Assholes: A Theory."More

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Tracing the linguistic history of A-hole.
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Geoffrey Nunberg talks to Jim Fleming about his book, "Ascent of the A-Word: Assholism, The First Sixty Years."More

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16:06
A portal to the future
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Science journalist Claudia Hammond unlocks the weirdness of how we experience time — including our fixation on the future — in a book called "Time Warped."More

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12:58
Geoff Dyer
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Geoff Dyer talks about his book, "Zona: A Book About A Film About a Journey to a Room."More

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11:00
A serious backbar
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Prohibition gave us speakeasies, jazz clubs and bathtub gin. But a new revisionist history uncovers a more disturbing legacy: campaigns against immigrants, the War on Drugs ,and the rise of America's "incarceration nation," says historian Lisa McGirr.More

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