Holding Sway

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The New York Public Library flagship building on 5th Avenue is turning 100 years old. NYPL president Dr. Paul LeClerc discusses the centennial and the role of the library over the next 100 years. Plus: New Yorker writer and Harvard historian Jill Lepore is back with a cautionary tale about the parrot fever panic of 1930; author Francise Prose on her new novel; and On the Media's Brooke Gladstone is back with another tale from her new book.