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Friday, October 05, 2007

Nobel Prize-winning novelist Orhan Pamuk discusses his new collection of essays, Other Colors. Then the creators of Showtime's "Weeds" and HBO's "The Wire" share the secrets of television success. And on today's Please Explain, we'll take a bite out of apples.

True Colors

In his first book since winning the Nobel Prize in 2006, Orhan Pamuk has proven that his reflections on life and work can be as richly imagined and vividly recounted as any of his fiction. The essays in Other Colors cover everything from getting mugged in New York to surviving ...

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The Revolution Will Be Televised

If you watch a program from David Simon or Jenji Kohan, you'll never think of television as "the boob tube" again. She's the creator and executive producer of the Showtime series "Weeds" about a suburban widow who becomes a pot dealer, and he's the creator of the HBO's "The Wire", ...

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Please Explain: Apples

We'll get straight to the core of autumn's favorite fruit on today's Please Explain. Send your questions on all things apple-related to Steve Clarke of Prospect Hill Orchards and Dorothy Hinshaw Patent, author of A is for Apple, Apple Trees, and An Apple a Day.

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