Monday, Sep 30 12 p.m. (ET)

U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen

Kojo chats with U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), the ranking member of the House Budget Committee, about the debate over federal spending and whether Congress will avert a federal government shutdown.

Monday, Sep 30 1:27 p.m. (ET)

Dara Horn: “A Guide For The Perplexed”

A brilliant software developer, Josie, creates a program to record and archive everything we do and say. A 19th-century scholar discovers a treasure trove of ancient documents in a Cairo "genizah," or synagogue's repository for holy items that cannot be discarded. The narratives in Dara Horn's new novel intersect when Josie is kidnapped in Egypt, raising questions about what it means to remember the past.

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