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  • emThe Spy in Moscow Stationem
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    The Spy in Moscow Station

    Former National Security Agency research director Eric Haseltine recalled the life of NSA engineer Charles Gandy and his mission to uncover a leak in the U.S. embassy in Moscow during the…

  • emFit to Serveem
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    Fit to Serve

    Former Ambassador James Hormel talked about his memoir about growing up as an heir to the Hormel Foods fortune and his struggle to become the first openly gay U.S. ambassador. He responded…

  • emI Am Martin Eisenstadem
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    I Am Martin Eisenstad

    Eitan Gorlin and Dan Mirvish talked about their book I Am Martin Eisenstadt: One Man’s (Wildly Inappropriate) Adventure with the Last Republicans (Faber & Faber; October 27, 2009), which is…

  • emOperation Bite Backem
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    Operation Bite Back

    Dean Kuipers talked about his book Operation Bite Back: Rod Coronado’s War to Save American Wilderness (Bloomsbury USA; June 23, 2009). Mr. Kuipers provides a look inside the Animal Liberation Front, led by…

  • emChina Undergroundem
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    China Underground

    Zachary Mexico presented his semi-autobiography China Underground (Soft Skull Press; March 1, 2009). He began learning Chinese at 15 and first traveled to China at 16, eventually writing a book…

  • emMavericks of the Skyem
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    Mavericks of the Sky

    Barry Rosenberg and Catherine Macaulay talked about their book Mavericks of the Sky: The First Daring Pilots of the U.S. Air Mail, published by William Morrow. In the book they discuss the…

  • emJFK Nixon Oliver Stone and Meem
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    JFK, Nixon, Oliver Stone, and Me

    Mr. Hamburg talked about his book JFK, Nixon, Oliver Stone and Me: An Idealist’s Journey from Capitol Hill to Hollywood Hell, published by PublicAffairs Books. Mr. Hamburg worked for Senator John Kerry and…

  • emIcons of the 20th Centuryem
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    Icons of the 20th Century

    Ms. Cady talked about her book Icons of the 20th Century, published by Overlook Press. The book was a compilation of the most important people who best represent this century compiled by…

  • emPowerchicksem Speech
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    Powerchicks: Speech

    Mr. Towery talked about his book, Powerchicks: How Women Will Dominate America, published by Longstreet Press. Through statistics and interviews, the book explains why women may soon become…

  • emHow Proust Can Change Your Lifeem
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    How Proust Can Change Your Life

    Mr. DeBotton talked about his new book, How Proust Can Change Your Life: Not a Novel. The book examines how Proust’s novel Remembrance of Things Past teaches lessons which apply to life. He…