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  • emThe Rabbit Effectem
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    The Rabbit Effect

    Columbia University Psychiatry Professor Kelli Harding talked about her book, The Rabbit Effect: Live Longer, Happier, and Healthier with the Groundbreaking Science of Kindness, in which…

    896 views
  • emSee Jane Winem
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    See Jane Win

    Journalist Caitlin Moscatello talked about her book, See Jane Win: The Inspiring Story of the Women Changing American Politics, in which she examined the rise in women running and winning…

    131 views
  • emMean Girlem
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    Mean Girl

    New York University Professor Lisa Duggan talked about her book, Mean Girl: Ayn Rand and the Culture of Greed, on the life and political influence of the late author Ayn Rand.

    936 views
  • emOur NonChristian Nationem
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    Our Non-Christian Nation

    Boston University Professor Jay Wexler talked about his book, Our Non-Christian Nation: How Atheists, Satanists, Pagans, and Others Are Demanding Their Rightful Place in Public Life, in…

    210 views
  • emThe Socialist Manifestoem
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    The Socialist Manifesto

    Journalist Bhaskar Sunkara talked about his book, The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality, in which he examined what a socialist system would…

    1,035 views
  • Jewish Refugee in World War II Japan
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    Jewish Refugee in World War II Japan

    Isaac Shapiro read passages from his memoir, Edokko: Growing Up a Stateless Foreigner in Wartime Japan. Mr. Shapiro talked about his family’s flight from persecution against Jews in both…

    486 views
  • em1000 Books to Read Before You Dieem
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    1,000 Books to Read Before You Die

    Bookseller and publishing executive James Mustich offered his thoughts on the 1,000 books he says people should read in their lifetime.

    1,404 views
  • emGhosts in the Schoolyardem
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    Ghosts in the Schoolyard

    University of Chicago professor Eve Ewing reported on the Chicago public schools.

    940 views
  • emDawn of the New Everythingem
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    Dawn of the New Everything

    Scientist Jaron Lanier explored the connection between the brain and the world and argued that virtual reality enhances lives.

    1,555 views
  • emUnapologeticem
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    Unapologetic

    Black Youth Project 100 director Charlene Carruthers offered her thoughts on how to shift mainstream ideas on race, gender, and class.

    387 views
  • emProudem
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    Proud

    Ibtihaj Muhammad detailed her journey to becoming the first female Muslim-American to medal at the Olympic Games.

    391 views
  • emMinority Leaderem
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    Minority Leader

    Former Georgia House Democratic Leader and gubernatorial candidate, Stacey Abrams, offered her thoughts on leadership.

    568 views
  • emSoonishem
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    Soonish

    Scientist Kelly Weinersmith and cartoonist Zach Weinersmith talked about their book Soonish, in which they detail several scientific advancements and studies being explored and the implications…

    973 views
  • Panel Discussion on Banned Books
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    Panel Discussion on Banned Books

    David Levithan, author of Two Boys Kissing, Coe Booth, author of Kinda Like Brothers, and Ariel Schrag, author of Stuck in the Middle, talked about banned books.

    517 views
  • emDo I Make Myself Clearem
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    Do I Make Myself Clear?

    Harold Evans talked about his book Do I Make Myself Clear?: Why Writing Well Matters. He spoke with Mike Barnicle, a political commentator on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.

    883 views
  • emSometimes Amazing Things Happenem
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    Sometimes Amazing Things Happen

    Dr. Elizabeth Ford talked about her book Sometimes Amazing Things Happen: Heartbreak and Hope on the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison Ward, in which she discusses her work in mental…

    964 views
  • emBlack Tuesdayem
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    Black Tuesday

    Nomi Prins talked about the current economic problems and her book, Black Tuesday, a historical novel about the 1929 economic crash. Now a journalist, she had experience working for Goldman…

    1,805 views
  • emQuite Enough of Calvin Trillin Forty Years of Funny Stuffem
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    Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff

    Calvin Trillin, staff writer for the New Yorker and the Nation’s “deadline poet,” presented a collection of his essays from the past forty years that range from the economy to politics and…

    949 views
  • emThe Cult of the Amateurem
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    The Cult of the Amateur

    Andrew Keen talked about his book The Cult of the Amateur: How Today’s Internet is Killing Our Culture (Crown Business, 2007). He debated with Lev Grossman of Time magazine the value of the…

    586 views
  • emMicrotrendsem
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    Microtrends

    Mark Penn talked about his book Microtrends: The Small Forces Behind Tomorrow’s Big Changes, published by Twelve. Mr. Penn discussed his theory that special interest groups that contain a…

    301 views
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