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    Book Discussion on The Case for Socialism

    Alan Maass, author of The Case for Socialism (Haymarket Books; 3rd edition, 2010), talked about his book.
    He was interviewed in the Digitally Lit Room II of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row…

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    In Depth with Eric Posner

    Eric Posner talked about his life, work, and career. He is the Kirkland and Ellis Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. He responded to telephone calls and…

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    Book Discussion on China, Inc.

    Ted Fishman talked about his book China, Inc.: How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World, published by Scribner. He was interviewed by video remote from…

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    Technology Panel

    Authors talked about their books about how technology is changing life in conversation with Owen Youngman. They also responded to questions from members of the audience.
    The panelists…

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    Revolutionary War Panel

    Two authors talked about their books about the founding of America in conversation with Gary Johnson.
    T.H. Breen is the author of American Insurgents, American Patriots: The Revolution of…

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    Book Discussion on The End of Anger

    Ellis Cose talked about his book The End of Anger: A New Generation’s Take on Race and Rage in conversation with Bruce Dold. He responded to questions from members of the…

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    In Depth with Bill Ayers

    Bill Ayers talked about his life and work. Mr. Ayers was joined later in the program by his wife and collaborator Bernardine Dohrn. They both responded to telephone calls and…

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    Book Discussion on The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism

    Deborah Baker talked about her book The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism, in conversation with Karen Long. The book is about the life of Margaret Marcus, a secular Jewish woman…

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    Book Discussion on After Mandela

    Douglas Foster talked about his book, After Mandela: The Struggle for Freedom in Post-Apartheid South Africa. He spoke with Alex Kotlowitz, author of Never a City So Real: A Walk in…

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    Book Discussion on Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Letters and Papers from Prison

    Martin Marty talked about his book Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s "Letters and Papers from Prison": A Biography in conversation with Owen Youngman. The book is the first in a series from…

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    Book Discussion on Whitey Bulger

    Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy talked about their book, Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice. They spoke with Phil Rosenthal,…

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    Jane Addams

    Authors Louise Knight and Katherine Joslin discussed the life and work of Nobel Peace Prize winner Jane Addams, founder of the Settlement House Movement. The event was moderated by…

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    Book Discussion on Bachelors and Bunnies

    Carrie Pitzulo talked about her book Bachelors and Bunnies: The Sexual Politics of Playboy in conversation with Kimberly Yuracko. She responded to questions from members of the…

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    President Truman at War in the Pacific Panel

    Michael Pearlman, author of Truman and MacArthur: Policy, Politics, and the Hunger for Honor and Renown (Indiana University Press, 2008), and D.M. Giangreco, author of Hell to Pay:…

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    Book Discussion on Anti-Judaism

    David Nirenberg talked about his book, Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition.
    This event took place in the University Center’s Lake Room at the 2013 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest…

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    Book Discussion on "I Am a Man"

    Joe Starita talked about his book "I Am a Man": Chief Standing Bear’s Journey for Justice (St. Martin’s Press; January 20, 2009). In 1879, Ponca Chief Standing Bear…

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    Book Discussion on The Other Wes Moore

    Wes Moore talked about his book The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates (Spiegel & Grau, 2010). In 2000, Wes Moore had recently been named a Rhodes Scholar in his final year of college at…

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    Book Discussion on Jane Addams

    Louise Knight talked about her forthcoming book Jane Addams: Spirit in Action (W. W. Norton & Company, 2010). In the only recent full-length biography of Jane Addams (1860-1935) she tells…

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    Book Discussion on At the Edge of the Precipice

    Robert Remini talked about his book At the Edge of the Precipice: Henry Clay and the Compromise that Saved the Union (Basic Books, 2010) in conversation with Gary Johnson. He responded…

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    The Wagon, and Other Stories from the City

    Martin Preib talked about his book The Wagon, and Other Stories from the City (University of Chicago Press, 2010) in conversation with Billy Lombardo. He responded to questions from…

    638 views
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