Breaking the Rules

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On today’s show: On the Media’s Brooke Gladstone gives us a rundown of the News International phone hacking scandal. Then, our Underappreciated summer reading segment looks at Theodor Fontane, considered by many to be Germany’s greatest novelist before Thomas Mann. Also, we’ll mark the New York Public Library’s centennial! Plus, we’ll find out why the arts flourished in 1960s Los Angeles.