On today's pre-taped episode of Boston Public Radio:

— Jim And Margery talked to New York Times Magazine staff writer and lecturer at Yale Law School, Emily Bazelon whose latest book, "Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration," looks at the causes of Mass Incarceration

— Environmentalist and journalist Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org, discussed his latest book, "Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?"

— MIT economists Jonathon Gruber and Simon Johnson discussed their latest book: "Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream."

— Author TC Boyle joined Jim and Margery to talk about his latest novel, "Outside Looking In."

— Poet Richard Blanco gave a crash course on the literary tools that can make your poetry more poetic.