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  • emFalloutem
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    Fallout

    Investigative journalist Lesley Blume recounted the efforts by New Yorker writer John Hershey to report on the fatal impact, both short-term and long-term, of the American bombing of…

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  • emA Thousand Small Sanitiesem
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    A Thousand Small Sanities

    New Yorker staff writer Adam Gopnik talked about his book, A Thousand Small Sanities: The Moral Adventure of Liberalism, in which he shared his thoughts on liberalism and how it has been…

    561 views
  • emAt the Strangers Gateem
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    At the Strangers' Gate

    Adam Gopnik talked about his book, At the Strangers' Gate: Arrivals in New York.

    335 views
  • Reading of Elie Wiesels emNightem Part 3
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    Reading of Elie Wiesel's Night, Part 3

    A complete reading of the late Elie Wiesel’s Night at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. This is part three of three.

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  • emA Moveable Feastem
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    A Moveable Feast

    Sean Hemingway talked about the book he edited, A Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition (Scribner; July 14, 2009). Sean Hemingway’s grandfather, Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author…

    634 views
  • emAngels and Agesem
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    Angels and Ages

    Adam Gopnik talked about Angels and Ages: A Short Book about Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life (Knopf; January 27, 2009). The book is an examination of the lives of Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin,…

    539 views
  • PEN Reading Speech by Umberto Eco
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    PEN Reading Speech by Umberto Eco

    Umberto Eco delivered remarks at the Third Annual Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture in the Great Hall of Cooper Union. Topics included how fiction and “untruth” inform our reality, indisputable…

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  • emParis to the Moonem
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    Paris to the Moon

    Mr. Gopnik talked about his book Paris to the Moon, published by Random House. He described the cultural differences between France and America and what it was like for his family to live…

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