Shakespeare's Twelfth Night; Jonathan Franzen; on Horseback through Eurasia; E-Cigarettes; Fast Evolution

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Stephen Fry as Malvolio, Paul Chahidi as Maria, Mark Rylance as Olivia in teh Shakepeare's Globe production of Twelfth Night, directed by Tim Carroll, playing at teh Belasco Theatre.

On today’s show: Mark Rylance, Stephen Fry, and Paul Chahidi discuss starring in Twelfth Night, which they’re performing in repertory with Richard III on Broadway. Jonathan Franzen joins us for the Leonard Lopate Show Book Club to talk about his debut novel from 1988, The Twenty-Seventh City. Tim Cope tells about the challenges he faced when he re-created the journey of nomadic Mongolians following the trail of Genghis Khan. We’ll learn about the fastest-evolving place on Earth, and we’ll take a look at e-cigarettes.