Author and animal rights advocate Jeffrey Masson has long written about the emotional life of animals. In his new book, "Beasts:
What Animals Can Teach Us About the Origins of Good and Evil," Masson examines human behavior in comparison with other animals,
and considers why humans are the most violent predators on earth. He joins us in the studio.
Following the success of "Love, InshAllah: the Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women," editors Ayesha Mattu and Nura
Maznavi got a flood of responses from American Muslim men wanting to share their side of the story. In "Salaam, Love: American
Muslim Men on Love, Sex and Intimacy," 22 Muslim American men share their experiences with sex, love, and intimacy. The contributors
come from diverse backgrounds and the stories range from comic to tragic. The editor and contributors to "Salaam, Love" join
The birds and bees are back at it, so why not you? Check out this selection of racy tomes with suggestions on romantic local
spots in which to read them.
New documentary chronicles the struggles women faced to play the instruments they loved.
Award-winning and best-selling comic novelist Gary Shteyngart explores the often cruel humor in the American immigrant experience.
The gourmet food truck craze was hot-wired back in 2008 by a then out-of-work chef from Los Angeles. Roy Choi transformed
the L.A. food world with his fleet of Kogi taco trucks. He writes about his tumultuous road trip to food celebrity in his
new book, "L.A. Son: My Life, My City, My Food."