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  • Sonia Shah Discusses emPandemicem
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    Pandemic

    Sonia Shah talked about her book, Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond, about the spread of infectious diseases around the world over the past 50 years and what…

    798 views
  • Nadia Lopez Discusses emThe Bridge to Brillianceem
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    The Bridge to Brilliance

    Nadia Lopez talked about her book The Bridge to Brilliance: How Once Principal in a Tough Community Is Inspiring the World, in which she recounts her journey from starting an inner city middle school…

    645 views
  • Walter Shapiro Discusses emHustling Hitlerem
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    Hustling Hitler

    Walter Shapiro talked about his book Hustling Hitler: The Jewish Vaudevillian Who Fooled the Führer, in which he remembers his great-uncle Freeman Bernstein, who was arrested on February 18, 1937, for…

    1,190 views
  • emThe Generalsem
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    The Generals

    Winston Groom talked about his book The Generals: Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, and the Winning of World War II, in which he profiles World War II generals George Patton, Douglas MacArthur,…

    970 views
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    Hugo!

    Bart Jones talked about his biography of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, Hugo!: The Hugo Chavez Story from Mud Hut to Perpetual Revolution, published by Steerforth. In his book Mr. Jones…

    505 views
  • emThe Persistence of Povertyem
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    The Persistence of Poverty

    Charles Karelis talked about his book The Persistence of Poverty: Why the Economics of the Well-Off Can’t Help the Poor, published by Yale University Press. He explained his theory of why…

    310 views
  • emThe Places in Betweenem and emThe Prince of the Marshesem
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    The Places in Between and The Prince of the Marshes

    Rory Stewart talked about two of his books, The Places in Between, published by Harvest Books, and The Prince of the Marshes: And Other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq, published by…

    300 views
  • emGoing Dirty  The Art of Negative Campaigningem
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    Going Dirty: The Art of Negative Campaigning

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