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Nicholas Epley, Professor of Behavioral Science at the University of Chicago, joins us to discuss his new book, Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel and Want.

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Author Rich Cohen joins us to talk about Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Football, his new book that captures the heart of the 1985 Monsters of Midway. Read an excerpt.

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A new book, Unthinkable: Iran, the Bomb, and American Strategy by author Kenneth Pollack, explores the advantages and potential consequences of different foreign policy approaches. Pollack joins us to discuss the book. Read an excerpt.

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Best-selling author Tom Clancy died at age 66. Back in 2002, Elizabeth Brackett interviewed Clancy on an episode of Chicago Tonight. Watch the web extra video from our archives.

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John Feinstein. Image credit: Phil Hoffman

We hear about Steve Kerr's combative relationship with Michael Jordan; plus behind-the-scenes stories about Tiger Woods, Bob Knight and more when we talk with prolific sports author, John Feinstein.

"Long Way Home"

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Laura Caldwell

Jovan Mosley spent nearly six years in prison for a crime he did not commit. We meet the author of Long Way Home: A Young Man Lost in the System and the Two Women Who Found Him.

How to Become A Scandal

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Laura Kipnis. Image credit: Julie Kaplan

Prowling politicians. Lustful golfers. Arrogant actors. Scandals and juicy gossip constantly captivate. But how and why do people get into such messes in the first place? We talk with the author of How To Become A Scandal: Adventures in Bad Behavior about this and more.

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Dan Sinker

His racy Twitter posts turned into a hilarious narrative during Chicago's mayoral campaign. Now the posts of @MayorEmanuel are all in one book, which hits the shelves today. Carol Marin has an expletive-free conversation with Dan Sinker, the author behind the tweets.

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