Taking Chances

4 segments
Hold on to your lucky charms, because Leonard Mlodinow believes that randomness and chance play a greater role in our everyday lives than we may think. Also, our Underappreciated summer reading series looks at arguably the best Catalan novel of all time. And the poetry of major Filipino writer José Garcia Villa. Plus, Congresswoman Diana DeGette on her fight against the Bush administration's politicization of science.