Mixing it Up

On today’s show, we’ll look at why only one-tenth of the executive-level chef positions in the United States are held by women. Then, on our Underappreciated summer reading series, New Yorker fiction editor Willing Davidson discusses the life and work of Henry Roth. David Rabe talks about his career as a novelist and a playwright. And Ben Zimmer, the "On Language" columnist for the Sunday New York Times Magazine, looks into words that people invent: like Sarah Palin's “refudiate.”