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    Life of Tom Horn

    Larry Ball talked the life and legacy of westerner Tom Horn, who lived from 1860 to 1903. Mr. Ball described Horn’s work as a gunman for the Pinkerton Detective Agency and…

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    Book Discussion on The Future of the Mind

    Michio Kaku talked about his book, The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind, in which he discusses the latest advances in brain science.  …

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    Open Phones with Representative James Clyburn and Peniel Joseph

    Representative James Clyburn (D-SC), author of Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black, and Peniel Joseph, author of Stokely: A Life, talked about their books and responded…

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    Book Discussion on The Sibley Guide to Birds

    David Sibley talked about his book, The Sibley Guide to Birds, a comprehensive guide to North American bird identification. He spoke in the Science Pavilion of the 2014 National Book…

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    Book Discussion on Stokely: A Life

    Peniel Joseph spoke about his book, Stokely: A Life, in which he examines the life and accomplishments of civil rights activist Stokely Carmichael. He spoke at the 2014 National Book…

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    Interview with Sandra Day O'Connor

    Sandra Day O’Connor talked about her book, Out of Order: Stories from the History of the Supreme Court. She was interviewed at the 2014 National Book Festival, which was held by the…

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    Book Discussion on Roosevelt's Second Act

    Richard Moe spoke about his book, Roosevelt’s Second Act: The Election of 1940 and the Politics of War, in which he recounts President Franklin Roosevelt’s decision to seek an…

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    Book Discussion on 1177 B.C.

    Eric Cline talked about his book, 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed. He spoke in the Science Pavilion of the 2014 National Book Festival, which was held August 30 by the Library…

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    Open Phones with Sally Satel

    Sally Satel talked about her book, Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience, in which she and co-author Scott Lilienfeld present an analysis of what she calls the…

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    Book Discussion on Sally Ride

    Lynn Sherr talked about her book, Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space, in which she recalls the life of Sally Ride, the first American woman in space. She spoke in the Science…

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    Open Phones with Michio Kaku

    Michio Kaku talked about his book, The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind, in which he discusses the latest advances in brain…

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    Book Discussion on The Lost Khrushchev

    Nina Khrushcheva spoke about her book, The Lost Khrushchev: A Journey Into the Gulag of the Russian Mind, in which she chronicles the life of Leonid Khrushchev, her grandfather and the…

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    Book Discussion on The End of Night

    Paul Bogard talked about his book, The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light. He spoke in the Science Pavilion of the 2014 National Book Festival,…

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    Interview with Ilyasah Shabazz

    Ilyasah Shabazz spoke about her book, Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X. She was interviewed at the 2014 National Book Festival, which was held by the Library of…

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    Book Discussion on Brainwashed

    Sally Satel talked about her book, Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience, in which she and co-author Scott Lilienfeld present an analysis of what she calls the…

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    Book Discussion on The Good Spy

    Kai Bird spoke about his book, The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames, in which he chronicles the life and career of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operative Robert…

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    Chicago Tribune Best-Sellers List

    The Chicago Tribune list of best-selling nonfiction books.

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    Book Discussion on The Smartest Kids in the World

    Amanda Ripley talked about her book, The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way. In her book she followed three American high-school students who each spent a year in a…

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    2014 National Book Festival, Science Pavilion

    The 2014 National Book Festival took place on August 30, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. C-SPAN programming included live event coverage from the science…

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    Book Discussion on HRC

    Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen spoke about their biography, HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton, in which the co-authors look at Clinton’s political career since her…

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