In modern society, the idea of privacy is rapidly becoming extinct. The feelings and actions we share online - intentionally or otherwise - are unthinkable to previous generations. In his second novel, The Visible Man, Chuck Klosterman explores the titillation of peeping into private lives through the story of a therapist and one of her patients, a man who uses secret government technology to make himself invisible. Klosterman is the author of Downtown Owl, Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, and Eating the Dinosaur.
Then, Peter Sokolowski returns to talk about words of the day. He is the Editor-at-Large for Merriam-Webster which recently announced new words added to their dictionary this year. [Broadcast Date: October 19, 2011]