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What goes wrong in conversations between men and women: REBECCA SOLNIT explains. She writes for TomDispatch and Harper’s and the London Review of Books; her new book is Men Explain Things to Me.
Also: The CIA has done many bad things, but it had one agent who might have brought some justice to the Palestinians: Robert Ames. KAI BIRD, a Pulitzer-Prize winning author and contributing editor of The Nation, talks about THE GOOD SPY: The Life and Death of Robert Ames.
Plus: China is the biggest story of the century : why does a government with more success lifting people out of poverty than any other civilization in history operate in such a repressive and dictatorial way? EVAN OSNOS will explain – he’s been The New Yorker’s China correspondent, and his new book is Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China.