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Monday, October 07, 2002

Nadine Gorimer won the Nobel Prize for literature for a body of work that captured apartheid and its lingering effects in South Africa. She discusses her latest novel, The Pickup. Historian, Helen Lefkowir Horowitz talks about sex. She shares her new book, Rereading Sex. Plus, a conversation with editor Robert Siegal and writer John Krewson of the satire newspaper, The Onion. And Leonard takes listeners calls about what they find funny these days.

Nadine Gordimer

Nadine Gordimer won the Nobel Prize for literature for a body of work that captured apartheid and its lingering effects in South Africa. She discusses her latest novel, The Pickup.

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Helen Lefkowir Horowitz

Helen Lefkowir Horowitz talks about sex. She shares her new book, Rereading Sex: Battles Over Sexual Knowledge and Suppression in 19th-Century America. Read an excerpt in the Reading Room

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Robert Siegal and John Krewson

A conversation with editor Robert Siegal and writer John Krewson of the satire newspaper, The Onion.

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Open Phones: What's So Funny?

Leonard takes listeners call about what they find funny these days.

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