First, we listen back to a conversation with retiring novelist Philip Roth, author of such seminal works as Goodbye, Columbus and Portnoy's Complaint.
Next, Katherine Boo won the 2012 National Book Award for Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, a book that chronicles the story of people struggling to live in one of contemporary India’s most notorious slums.
Then, in our latest This I Believe essay, we’ll continue our series this month focusing on sacrifices made by military families. [Broadcast Date: November 23, 2012]
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