In our first hour, writer Crawford Kilian talks about the ten novels he warns "can be more hazard than inspiration."
In this photo taken Thursday April 5, 2012 and provided by the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Google co-founder Sergey Brin wears Google's Project Glass prototype publicly for the first time while attending the Dining in the Dark charity function in San Francisco. We'll talk about 'Google Glasses' in our second hour.

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In today's first hour, Sam Anderson joins us to talk about his piece from the New York Times Magazine on the "great stupid games" we play.
This Sept. 13, 2011, photo shows a house for rent and for sale sign in front of a home in Portland, Ore. In our second hour, NPR's Chris Arnold gives an update on the state of housing markets across the nation.
State Attorney Angela Corey holds a news conference to announce second degree murder charges to be brought against defendant George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin shooting April 11, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida. In our first hour, a prosecutor and defense attorney each explain what both sides in the case need to prove in court.
In this Friday, Jan. 6, 2012 photo, Tai Sung, a master tax advisor for H&R Block, center, consults with clients about their taxes at his office in Rockville, Md. In our second hour, listeners talk about the lessons they've learned over years of filing.
In today's second hour, a look at teachers and online privacy. Should teachers be held to a higher standard?
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the first neighborhood watch program. In our first hour, guests explain the do's and don'ts of neighborhood watches.
In our second hour, guests talk about how the bad behavior of some bicyclists could present a road block on how cities adapt to them.
Lauren Goss of Knoxville, Tennessee, uses a self check-in machine to issue her boarding pass in front of an Independence Air ticketing counter at Dulles International Airport May 2, 2005 in Centreville, Virgina. In our second hour, Marketplace special correspondent David Brancaccio talks about his series, Robots Ate My Job, and how technology is becoming a bigger part of our lives.
Sybrina Fulton (C) and Tracy Martin (L), parents of Trayvon Martin, listen while their friend and lawyer Benjamin Crump speaks to the press after a forum of Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill March 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. In the second hour, we'll talk about how the news media is covering the Trayvon Martin case.
A cheerleader for the Kentucky Wildcats stands between the mascots for Kentucky and the Louisville Cardinals as they sing "My old Kentucky Home" after the game at Rupp Arena on December 17, 2005 in Lexington, Kentucky. In our second hour, die hard fans talk about long standing team rivalries in their town.
JetBlue flight 191 from New York makes its descent after passengers tackled the pilot to the ground when he behaved erratically during the flight. In today's first hour, we'll talk with pilots about the relationship in the cockpit.