Daniel Mallory Ortberg on 'Something That May Shock and Discredit You' : It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders Daniel Mallory Ortberg is the writer behind Slate's Dear Prudence advice column. But now in his new book, Something That May Shock and Discredit You, Ortberg writes about something closer to home: his journey of transition from Mallory to Daniel. He talks to Sam about his relationship with religion, the power of self-knowledge and being able to fully own who you are.

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Daniel Mallory Ortberg on 'Something That May Shock and Discredit You'

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Daniel Mallory Ortberg on 'Something That May Shock and Discredit You'

Daniel Mallory Ortberg on 'Something That May Shock and Discredit You'

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Daniel Mallory Ortberg is the author of Something That May Shock and Discredit You.

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Daniel Mallory Ortberg is the writer behind Slate's Dear Prudence advice column. But now in his new book, Something That May Shock and Discredit You, Ortberg writes about something closer to home: his journey of transition from Mallory to Daniel. He talks to Sam about his relationship with religion, the power of self-knowledge and being able to fully own who you are.

Email the show at samsanders@npr.org.