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  • Author Discussion on Biography
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    Author Discussion on Biography

    A discussion on biography from the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books that featured Jonathan Eig, Ali: A Life; John Farrell, Richard Nixon: A Life; Andrea Barnet, Visionary…

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  • Jonathan Eig Discusses emMuhammad Aliem
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    Ali

    Jonathan Eig talked about his book Ali, in which he recounts the life and politics of Muhammad Ali. He spoke at the 2017 Southern Festival of Books.

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  • emOpening Dayem
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    Opening Day

    Jonathan Eig talked about his book Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson’s First Season, published by Simon and Schuster. The author contended that Robinson was not the best player in the Negro…

    474 views
  • Jonathan Eig on emThe Birth of the Pillem
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    The Birth of the Pill

    Jonathan Eig talked about his book, The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution. He spoke with Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich. “Jonathan Eig in…

    502 views
  • Discussion on Famous Fugitives
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    Famous Fugitives

    Authors talked about their books on famous fugitives. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Skip Hollandsworth moderated. The panelists were: Malcolm Beith, The Last Narco: Inside the Hunt…

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  • After Words Jonathan Eig
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    After Words with Jonathan Eig

    Jonathan Eig talks about his book The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution, about the birth control pill’s development, from Margaret Sanger’s…

    436 views
  • emGet Caponeem
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    Get Capone

    Jonathan Eig recounts the criminal exploits of Chicago-based Al Capone whose illegal bootlegging enterprise saw revenues on par with many of the nation’s largest companies. Utilizing newly discovered…

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  • emGet Caponeem
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    Get Capone

    Jonathan Eig talked about his book Get Capone: The Secret Plot That Captured America’s Most Wanted Gangster (Simon & Schuster, 2008) in conversation with Rick Kogan. Mr. Eig responded to…

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