This week on our Karr on Culture podcast: An NPR librarian considers all facts
Kee Malesky has spent more than 20 years answering questions for the talking heads at National Public Radio: How much junk is there in space? Which Congress had the most appointed Senators? Who first said, “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture“? She’s distilled what she’s learned into a book: “All Facts Considered: The Essential Library of Inessential Knowledge.” She says — contra David Byrne — that facts are neither simple nor straight.