Truth and Fiction, Wine and Words

4 segments
On today’s show, we’ll learn about a former high level Taliban official from the two translators of his autobiography. Then, we’ll find out which inexpensive wines scored higher in taste tests than really high-priced bottles. And Adam Haslett talks about his critically acclaimed debut novel Union Atlantic. Plus, word-maven Patricia T. O’Conner joins us to discuss the complexities of our mother tongue.