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Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Americans spend almost as much time driving as they do eating. On today’s show: find out what our driving behaviors reveal about who we are. Also, a look at what kinds of foods are most appealing to New Yorkers. A Virginia circuit court judge talks about his new legal thriller novel. Plus, a waiter-turned-blogger tells shocking and true tales of arrogance and misbehavior by diners. He estimates that 20% of restaurant customers are psychopaths.

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What Your Driving Habits Reveal About You

Americans spend almost as much time driving as they do eating. Tom Vanderbilt, author of Traffic, explains why we drive the way we do – from road rage, to the psychology of traffic jams - and tells us what our driving habits reveal about us.

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New Yorkers’ Favorite Foods

Steve Jenkins, grocer extraordinaire at Fairway, tells us what kinds of food appeal most to New Yorkers, and how he keeps one of the best-known grocery stores in New York running smoothly. His new book is The Food Life.

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Legal Thrills

Virginia circuit court judge Martin Clark moonlights as an author of legal thrillers. His latest, The Legal Limit, is about a successful district attorney whose youthful crime comes back to haunt him.

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Waiter Rant

According to The Waiter, 20 percent of restaurant customers are psychopaths. In his new book, Waiter Rant, the waiter-turned-blogger tells shocking and true tales of arrogance and misbehavior by diners. You won't want to recognize yourself in his stories!

Event: The Waiter will be speaking and signing ...

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