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Why Do We Create Stereotypes?

Psychologist Paul Bloom explains why prejudice is natural, rational and even moral — the key is to understand why we depend on it, and recognize when it leads us astray.

Author Richard Ford Says 'Let Me Be Frank' About Aging And Dying

The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer's new book centers on Frank Bascombe, a 68-year-old man dealing with his aging body, a dying friend and his ex-wife, who has Parkinson's.

Bush 41 And 43 Share Common Enemy: Saddam Hussein

Former President George W. Bush discusses with NPR's David Greene how both he and his father, former President George H.W. Bush, waged war against Saddam Hussein, and the state of Iraq today.

George W. Bush's Book Reflects On Moscow, Ukraine's Revolution

Former President George W. Bush discusses how his father dealt with the fall of the Soviet Union, and how his own policies toward former Soviet republics affected the U.S. relationship with Moscow.

In Father's Biography, George W. Bush Say He Didn't Inherit Iraq

George W. Bush also uses the new book to reflect on his own legacy. On Wednesday's Morning Edition you can hear his thoughts about his decisions on Iraq and the current situation there.

43 On 41: A President Traces The Life Of His Father

Former President George W. Bush sits down with host David Greene to discuss his new book, 41, a biography of his father and fellow former President George H.W. Bush.

Preview: George W. Bush Talks About Politics And His New Book

Former President George W. Bush sat down with NPR's David Greene to discuss a book he's written about his father, the other ex-President Bush. This week, we'll hear their conversation.

If Literature's Great Characters Could Text, They'd Charm Your Pantalets Off

Texts from Jane Eyre imagines a Mr. Rochester who worries over his "attic wife" and a super flirty Scarlett O'Hara: "did you know that pantalets are out this year[?] that's why I'm not wearing any :)"

A 3-Star General Explains 'Why We Lost' In Iraq, Afghanistan

In his new book, a former Army lieutenant general compares the war on terrorism to Alcoholics Anonymous: "Step one is admitting you have a problem."

'The Black Horn': Blowing Past Classical Music's Color Barriers

Robert Lee Watt, the first black French horn player to join a major U.S. symphony, spent 37 years with the LA Philharmonic. He faced a lot of resistance along the way, as his new memoir recounts.