A New Understanding Of Addiction

This hour, we’ll talk about the possibility that alcoholics, drug abusers and compulsive gamblers may actually suffer from a learning disorder with Maia Szalavitz, author of “Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction.”

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The Politics Of Pain

This hour, we’ll talk about how our inability to agree on this most basic feeling has led to differences of opinion on legal issues with Keith Wailoo, vice dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

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The Right To Forget

This hour, we’ll explore the question of whether memorials may keep us from healing in the wake of tragedy with David Rieff, author of “In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and Its Ironies.”

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Attitude Is Everything

This hour, we’ll talk with comedian Zach Anner about not letting a disease stand in the way of pursuing a full life, which he writes about in his memoir “If at Birth You Don’t Succeed: My Adventures with Disaster and Destiny”.

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