This week on Up Close, the the lives we live, the stories we tell, and the difference between the two.
What happens when we speak to the people we aren’t “supposed” to speak to, and do the things we don’t normally do? Best-selling author Tova Mirvis opens up about her new novel, Visible City, her recent non-fiction piece in The New York Times about leaving her marriage and leaving Orthodox Judaism, and the joys of writing fiction.
But when it comes to spinning stories to specific ends, perhaps no one is better than Fox News president Roger Ailes. Reporter Gabriel Sherman discusses his new book, The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News — and Divided a Country, and what made Ailes such a fascinating figure to write about.
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