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How indexes help organize our world

A page from an index at the back of a non-fiction book.
Jonathan McNicol
Connecticut Public

Chances are you’ve used an index at the back of a book. But how much thought have you given to their creation, their function, their history?

This hour: more than you ever thought to wonder about the role of indexes in our world.

Plus, we get mixed up in the world of cookbook indexes.


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Colin McEnroe, Eugene Amatruda, and Jonathan McNicol contributed to this show, which originally aired March 2, 2022.

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Lily is the senior producer for 'The Colin McEnroe Show'. She first worked at Connecticut Public as an intern, in 2014. She has previously worked for WBUR, KUNC, and as a producer for the New England News Collaborative's weekly show 'Next.'
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