Morning Edition Extra, July 12, 2013

Today on Morning Edition Extra: how the rising interest rate on one type of student loan is acting as a lightening rod for a conversation about student debt. Also our summer reading series continues with a look at a new novel about a German immigrant who takes on an American identity as a teenager  and keeps it as an adult. Commentator Robert Chipkin on the frequency of the unthinkable. Plus in the Last Bite, a look at a long running play in London, “A Woman in Black” on stage at the Shea Theater this weekend and next in Turners Falls, Mass.