Carr, media columnist for The New York Times, died Thursday after collapsing in the newsroom. He was 58. Carr talked with Fresh Air in 2008 about his memoir and in 2011 about the future of journalism.
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Reading Lives Podcast, #1: Clive Thompson
Reading Lives is interview podcast with interesting people who love books. My guest on this episode is Clive Thompson, a longtime contributing writer for The New York Times, writer for Wired, and author of Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Lives for the Better. This episode is sponsored by TryAudiobooks.com and Matched by Ally Condie.
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Books discussed in this episode:
Danny Dunn, Invisible Boy by Jay Williams & Raymond Abrashkin
Grief Lessons by Ann Carson
The Journals of Susanna Moodie by Margaret Atwood
Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust
Middlemarch by George Eliot
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
The Clouds by Aristophanes
An Essay on Man by Alexander Pope
Anatomy of Criticism by Northrop Frye
Flame and Shadow by Sarah Teasdale
Articles discussed in this episode:
How a 1974 sci-fi novel for teens eerily predicted the rise of personal drones by Clive Thompson
Presentation from SXSW 2011.
When the New York Times banned the word "Tweet" from it’s pages, it marked the first time a major publication had formally rejected a Internet-born branded verb. As new behaviors are created online, our culture struggles with ways to define them and often settles on flawed nomenclature. In this hour we will take a look at some of the most misleading words from the digital lexicon and try to pick a few to banish forever.