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  • emThe Wild Blueem
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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.…

    446 views
  • emNixon Alone in the White Houseem
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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…

    370 views
  • emSailing the WineDark Seaem
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    Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea

    Mr. Cahill talked about his book, Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter, published by Doubleday. The book is the fourth in his series, “The Hinges of History.” He described the…

    418 views
  • Terrorism and Iraq War Panel
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    Terrorism and Iraq War Panel

    Ms. Garrels and Ms. Stern talked about the war in Iraq and terrorism. Ms. Garrels is the author of Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq war as seen by NPR’s correspondent, published by Farrar, Straus, and…

    103 views
  • Politics and the Media Panel
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    Politics and the Media Panel

    Mr. Goldberg and Mr. Carlson talked about politics and the media. Mr. Goldberg is the author of Arrogance: Rescuing America From the Media Elite, published by Warner Books. In the book, he argues that…

    130 views
  • Historical Books Panel
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    Historical Books Panel

    Mr. Maraniss talked about his book, They Marched into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam and American, October 1967. Mr. Kidder talked about his book, Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of…

    71 views
  • Literary Lives
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    Literary Lives

    The panelists talked about their experiences in writing, book collecting, and related fields. Following their prepared remarks, they responded to questions from the audience. Nicholas A.…

    110 views
  • Religious Issues
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    Religious Issues

    The authors talked about religious issues. Following their prepared remarks, they responded to questions from the audience. Mr. Feiler is the author of Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of…

    119 views
  • Legacy of Work
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    Legacy of Work

    The authors talked about the experiences of the working classes in America. Following their prepared remarks, they responded to questions from the audience. Mr. Carlebach is the author of…

    44 views
  • Historical Facts
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    Historical Facts

    Tony Horwitz talked about his book Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before, published by Henry Holt and Company. In this book he follows the path of one of the last…

    146 views
  • emTricky Businessem and emReversible Errorsem
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    Tricky Business and Reversible Errors

    Mr. Barry and Mr. Turow talked about their respective novels. Following their prepared remarks, they responded to questions from the audience. Mr. Barry is the author of Tricky Business,…

    99 views
  • emThe Lobster Chroniclesem
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    The Lobster Chronicles

    Ms. Greenlaw talked about her most recent book, The Lobster Chronicles: Life on a Very Small Island, published by Hyperion. She first drew national attention when Sebastian Junger described…

    139 views
  • emTowards Commitment A Dialogue About Marriageem
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    Towards Commitment: A Dialogue About Marriage

    John and Diane Rehm talked about their book Toward Commitment: A Dialogue about Marriage, published by Knopf. In the book the couple, who have been married forty-two years, offered a…

    295 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…

    240 views
  • 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…

    142 views
  • Author Discussion
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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.

    139 views
  • Author Discussion
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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.…

    86 views
  • Author Discussion
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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.…

    61 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.

    100 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…

    152 views
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