Maureen Dowd on the Derangement of American Politics, Ann Patchett on 'Common Wealth'

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This combination of file photos shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (L) on June 15, 2016 and presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on June 13, 2016.

New York Times opinion columnist and author Maureen Dowd discusses her latest book, The Year of Voting Dangerously: The Derangement of American Politics, which she tackles the bizarre reality of the 2016 presidential election. Renowned ballet dancer Sergei Polunin stars in "Dancer," directed by Steven CantorAnn Patchett talks about her seventh novel, CommonwealthBen Zimmer explores the weird and wonderful regional slang of America.