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In Constant Digital Contact, We Feel 'Alone Together'

In her book Alone Together, psychologist Sherry Turkle explains how digital devices are affecting our communication and relationships. "What is so seductive about texting, about keeping that phone on, about that little red light on the BlackBerry, is you want to know who wants you," Turkle says.


Actor Michael Caine

He has made over 70 films, including Alfie, Sleuth, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Hannah and Her Sisters. Caine has worked with such directors as Brian DePalma, John Huston and Woody Allen. He's starring in the new film The Quiet American, based on the Graham Greene murder mystery centered on a love triangle set in the early 1950s, during the rebellion against French control of what is now Vietnam. This interview first aired November 17, 1992.


Writer Richard Bausch.

Writer Richard Bausch. His new novel, "Violence," explores that subject from several points of view,...among then an adult man's memory of child abuse, his wife's earlier experience with an abusive husband, and a violent robbery. (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)


Women and Friendships.

Susie Orbach and Luise Eichenbaum discuss their new book Between Women: Love, Envy and Competition in Women's Friendships. Ohrbach and Eichenbaum are psychotherapists and best friends.


James Kirkwood's Writing Career

Kirkwood wrote the book for the musical A Chorus Line and has just published a new novel, P.S. Your Cat Is Dead! He talks about his approach to his craft and the impact various love affairs have had on his life.

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