The Big Buzz

Guest host Julie Burstein fills in for Leonard. She’ll speak with Ben Zimmer about what your e-mail writing style says about you. Then, New Yorker executive editor Dorothy Wickenden tells the story of two Smith College graduates (one of them her grandmother) who headed West in 1916. Gully Wells talks about her parents, Dee Wells and A. J. Ayer, and their inner circle in 1960s London. We’ll take a look at how Google affects our memory. Plus, we’ll learn about the difficulties and rewards of bee keeping!