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Actor Tom Hanks talks to host Linda Holmes about his new short story collection Uncommon Type, the cosmos, David S. Pumpkins, Nora Ephron, men dancing in shrimp costumes, and how the film industry is changing.

Actor Tom Hanks attends the premier of Larry Crowne at the Westfield Shopping Centre in London. Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Actor Tom Hanks attends the premier of Larry Crowne at the Westfield Shopping Centre in London.

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