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Neurosurgeon Henry Marsh on 'Do No Harm'
Terry Gross talk with British neurosurgeon Henry Marsh about brain surgery, the mystery of consciousness and dealing with triumphs and failures as a surgeon. His new book is "Do No Harm."

Tue, May 26, 2015 -- 1:00pm


Recently on Fresh Air:

May 25, 2015
Philip Glass On Legacy: 'The Future ... It's All Around Us'

For the composer, life is how the past and the future connect. Glass' memoir, Words Without Music, looks back on his childhood, travels and music. Originally broadcast April 6, 2015.

May 23, 2015
Fresh Air Weekend: Marc Maron Interviews Terry Gross, Letterman's Producer

WTF host Marc Maron asks the Fresh Air host about her childhood, her start in radio and her record-strewn apartment; Rob Burnett recounts the silly and somber moments of his tenure with the Late Show.

May 22, 2015
The Future Is Bright In The Time-And-Space Twisting 'Tomorrowland'

Brad Bird's new sci-fi adventure film features George Clooney, Britt Robertson and an endless sense of possibilities. David Edelstein says the film makes a "near-hysterical case" against pessimism.

May 22, 2015
How 'Gatsby' Went From A Moldering Flop To A Great American Novel

In So We Read On, Maureen Corrigan looks at the story behind The Great Gatsby, from F. Scott Fitzgerald's life to the era in which it's set. Originally broadcast Sept. 8, 2014.

May 21, 2015
Letterman Signs Off, With A Heartfelt Guest-Filled Finale

Last night, after 33 years on TV as a late-night talk show host, David Letterman presented his final program. David Bianculli says Letterman's final show was a strong end to an illustrious career.

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