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  • emBuddhaem
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    Buddha

    Ms. Armstrong discussed some of the themes of her biography Buddha, published as part of the Penguin Lives series by Viking. Ms. Armstrong discussed some of the major aspects of Buddha’s life and teachings.…

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  • Writing Biographies
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    Writing Biographies

    Mr. Atlas talked about his book Bellow: A Biography, published by Random House. The book is a biography of the novelist Saul Bellow. Mr. Cramer talked about his book Joe DiMaggio: The…

    192 views
  • The Memoir Explosion
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    The Memoir Explosion

    The panelists discussed the recent popularity of memoirs in American literature and why this trend has occurred. Mr. McCourt’s memoir was recently awarded the Pulitzer Prize. The panelists…

    76 views
  • Washington Friday Journal
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    Washington Friday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail. In the…

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