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Friday, September 21, 2007

On today's show: CNN legal analyst and New Yorker staff writer Jeffrey Toobin takes us behind the scenes of our nation's highest court. Then director Robin Swicord and actor Hugh Dancy discuss their new film, The Jane Austen Book Club. Also, a novelist tells the story of an amnesiac with a bizarre scheme to regain his memories. And on today's Please Explain, we'll talk about the most common mental illness in the United States: phobia.

Guests:

Hugh Dancy, Robin Swicord and Jeffrey Toobin

The Nine

CNN legal analyst and New Yorker staff writer Jeffrey Toobin conducted extensive interviews with former and current justices of the Supreme Court to write his latest book, The Nine. He reveals how our highest court has been shaped not only by the law, but by the personalities of the men ...

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The Jane Austen Book Club

Director Robin Swicord and actor Hugh Dancy discuss their new romantic comedy, The Jane Austen Book Club. It follows six friends who find that reading Emma and the rest affects their lives in unexpected ways.

The Jane Austen Book Club opens today in New York and Los Angeles. Visit the ...

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Remainder

The unnamed narrator of Tom McCarthy's impressive debut novel, Remainder, suffers a mysterious accident that erases his memory, and also earns him millions in legal damages. His prior identity lost, he is soon immersed in a bizarre plan to spend the money and find a way back to himself.

Purchase ...

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Please Explain: Phobias

The National Institutes of Health have found that anywhere from 8 to 18% of Americans are affected by phobias. Don't be afraid to send us your questions about the things that make you cringe. Our guest is Dr. Martin Anthony, Director of the Graduate Program in Psychology at Ryerson University ...

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