An Epic Saga

The Atlantic's Don Peck tells how the Great Recession has transformed American society, from where we live to the size of our middle class. Jane Smiley joins us for our latest Underappreciated segment to discuss the Icelandic epic Egil’s Saga. Rebecca Kilgore talks about reinterpreting the Marilyn Monroe songbook. Plus, the Gurus of How-To, Alvin and Lawrence Ubell, take your calls on home repair questions.