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  • emBrunelleschis Domeem
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    Brunelleschi's Dome

    Mr. King is the author of Brunelleschi’s Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture, published by Walker and Company. The book describes the life of Filippo Brunelleschi and his…

    525 views
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    The Wild Blue

    Mr. Ambrose talked about his book, The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s Over Germany, and answered audience questions. This was part of the 2001 Miami Book Fair International.…

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    Nixon: Alone in the White House

    Presidential biographer Richard Reeves talked about the Nixon presidency, from his inauguration in January 1969 to his resignation in August 1973, including the Watergate Scandal. Mr. Reeves talked…

    372 views
  • emLiving a Life That Mattersem
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    Living a Life That Matters

    Rabbi Kushner talked about his book, Living a Life That Matters: Resolving the Conflict Between Conscience and Success, published by Alfred A. Knopf. He said that there is a universal…

    252 views
  • emSecret Missions to Cubaem
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    Secret Missions to Cuba

    Robert Levine talked about his book, Secret Missions to Cuba: Fidel Castro, Bernardo Benes, and Cuban Miami. Bernardo Benes, a leader of the Cuban exile community and the subject of the…

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  • Author Discussion
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    Author Discussion

    Mr. Solomon talked about his book, Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression. Mr. Pollan talked about his book, Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World. They answered audience…

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    Author Discussion

    Mr. Barry talked about his book, Dave Barry Hits Below the Beltway. Mr. Toobin talked about his book, Too Close to Call. They answered questions from members of the audience.

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    American Patriots

    Gail Lumet Buckley talked about her book, American Patriots: The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution to Desert Storm, published by Random House. Ms. Buckley, the daughter of…

    106 views
  • Religious Books Discussion
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    Religious Books Discussion

    Mr. Miles is the author of Christ: A Crisis in the Life of God. Mr. Feiler is the author of Walking the Bible.

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    Author Discussion

    Mr. Leamer talked about his book, The Kennedy Men, 1901-1963. Mr. Baldwin talked about his book, Henry Ford and the Jews: The Mass Production of Hate. They both answered audience questions.…

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    Author Discussion

    Mr. Hiaasen talked about his book, Paradise Screwed, and Mr. Marlett talked about his book, The Bridge. After their presentations they answered questions from members of the audience.…

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