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Researcher Helps Put the Fact in Fiction

Researcher Dan Starer provides bestselling authors with all manner of background information for their novels. Starer has dug up historical and scientific tidbits to give the ring of truth to more than 100 bestsellers. He speaks with NPR's Steve Inskeep.

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Steve Inskeep is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.