The Somali-born Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Pakistani Aafia Siddiqui offer a striking contrast in the issue of Islamic women's rights and the often-overlooked place of women in that society. In her new book, Wanted Women: Faith, Lies, and the War on Terror, award-winning journalist Deborah Scroggins offers a comprehensive dual biography of these two women who, despite their divergent ideological paths, share similarities in their backgrounds, age and education.
Then, disgust is a complex human emotion. What we find nasty, gross, and outright nauseating, is psychologically connected to what attracts, excites, and motivates us. Rachel Herz discusses whether these predilections are innate or learned. Her book on the subject is titled That's Disgusting. [Broadcast Date: March 19, 2012]