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    The Genius Factory: The Nobel Prize Sperm Bank

    David Plotz talked about his book The Genius Factory: The Curious History of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank, published by Random House. The Repository for Germinal Choice, nicknamed the Nobel…

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    Closed Chambers: The Modern Supreme Court

    Edward Lazarus talked about his book Closed Chambers: The Rise, Fall, and Future of the Modern Supreme Court, published by Penguin. It is a new edition of his 1998 book about the inner…

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    Apple's America: The Discriminating Traveler's Guide

    R.W. Apple, Jr. talked about his book Apple’s America: The Discriminating Traveler’s Guide to 40 Great Cities in the United States and Canada, published by North Point. In it, Mr. Apple…

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    The Long War for Freedom: The Arab Struggle

    Barry Rubin talked about his book The Long War for Freedom: The Arab Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East, published by Wiley. He argued that radical dictators in the Middle East, even…

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    My Detachment: A Memoir

    Tracy Kidder talked about his book My Detachment: A Memoir, published by Random House. It chronicles his experience as an intelligence officer in Vietnam. In it, he writes about how as a…

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    How Republicans Stole Christmas

    Bill Press talked about his book How the Republicans Stole Christmas: The Republican Party’s Declared Monopoly on Religion and What Democrats Can Do to Take it Back, published by Doubleday.…

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    Return to Greatness

    Alan Wolfe talked about his book Return to Greatness: How America Lost Its Sense of Purpose and What It Needs to Do to Recover It, published by Princeton University Press. He examined America’s…

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    Election 2004

    Mr. Thomas talked about his book Election 2004: How Bush Won and What You Can Expect in the Future, published by PublicAffairs. Along with several members of his Newsweek staff, including…

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    The Pro-Growth Progressive

    Former Deputy National Economic Advisor Gene Sperling talked about his book, The Pro-Growth Progressive: An Economic Strategy for Shared Prosperity, published by Simon and Schuster. In it,…

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    Hurricane Katrina Panel

    At a fundraising event for Hurricane Katrina relief, Mr. Barry and Mr. Tidwell discussed why the storm was so devastating and what could be done now. They discussed the relevance of their books to…

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