Penelope Lively's other books include A Stitch In Time, Astercote and The Road To Lichfield. Robbin Matthew Photography/Courtesy of Viking hide caption

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Author Penelope Lively Shares 'The View From Old Age'

In Dancing Fish And Ammonites, the British writer reflects on growing older. She tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross about adjusting to her husband's death and losing the desire for new things.

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'Fresh Air' Remembers Comedian David Brenner

Brenner appeared on The Tonight Show more than 150 times, often as the substitute host. The comic died Saturday at 78. He spoke to Fresh Air in 1990.

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