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  • Up Close: Daphne Merkin and Jim Dwyer

    by TJC Staff
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    This week on Up Close, we look at what happens when we publicize private details.

    Daphne Merkin is a well-known essayist who has built a reputation for revealing much about herself and digging deeply into the lives of others. She discusses her new book, The Fame Lunches: On Wounded Icons, Money, Sex, The Brontes, and The Importance of Handbags.

    But these days, all of us are revealing a lot more about ourselves than we ever have before, often without our knowing consent. New York Times columnist Jim Dwyer tells the story of those who would try to change that in More Awesome Than Money: Four Boys and Their Quest to Save Your Privacy From Facebook.

    Watch the complete episode of Up Close on TJC on-demand on cable in the TJC Original Series/Interviews category. You can also watch highlights from the episode in the video above, or listen to the complete audio of this episode at the top of this post or by subscribing to our weekly audio podcast at http://feeds.feedburner.com/tjcupclose or on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/tjcs-up-close/id807702211.

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