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City Arts & Lectures

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

March 29 at 1:00pm

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's recent novel "Americanah" was awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award and was named one of The New York Times Ten Best Books of the year. She appears in conversation with Dave Eggers.

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On the Media

The Effects of Skewed Media Depictions of Cancer

Today at 2:00pm

The latest cancer cures, fundraising campaigns and miraculous survival stories are ubiquitous in the news. But cancer coverage rarely reflects real-world cancer incidence rates.

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Latino USA

El Telefono

Today at 3:00pm

Seventy-two percent of Latinos over 18 own smartphones -- almost 10 percent more than the national average. The show tries to answer why Latinos use phones at higher rates and what mobile technology could mean for health, finances and democracy.

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