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    Christians Against Christianity

    Columbia University visiting scholar Obery Hendricks argued that conservative evangelicals do not uphold Christian values. Book Culture bookstore in New York City hosted this virtual…

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    Tippecanoe and Tyler Too

    Jan Van Meter talked about the historical context of several catchphrases and slogans that have been used throughout American history. From the 1775 proclamation during the American Revolution to “don’t fire until you see the…

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    Role of University Presses in American Society

    Authors and editors discussed the importance of university presses and the role they play in American society.

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    Everyday Chaos

    David Weinberger talked about his book, Everyday Chaos: Technology, Complexity, and How We’re Thriving in a New World of Possibility, in which he argued that technology has enabled a more…

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    On the Press

    Former Vanity Fair media journalist Matthew Pressman examined the role of the press in the present.

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    After Coal

    Author and documentary filmmaker Tom Hansell talked about After Coal: Stories of Survival in Appalachia and Wales in which he reported on coal communities in central Appalachia and South…

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    A Fierce Glory

    Justin Martin recounted the Battle of Antietam, which took place on September 17, 1862. It was the first Civil War conflict to take place in Union territory and resulted in the deaths of…

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    Rendezvous with Oblivion

    Thomas Frank examined economic inequalities in cities across the country.

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    Insane

    Journalist Alisa Roth reported that nearly half the people in U.S. jails and prisons have a psychiatric disorder.

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    University Presses

    Representatives of Columbia University Press talked about the value of university presses and how to publish with them.

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    Bunny Mellon

    Meryl Gordon talked about her book Bunny Mellon, in which she recalls the life of the designer of the White House rose garden. In her book, the author reports that the socialite, a close…

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    The Climate Swerve

    National Book Award-winning author and psychiatrist Robert Jay Lifton argued that people have become numb to the reality of climate change.

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    The Destruction of Hillary Clinton

    Susan Bordo talked about her book The Destruction of Hillary Clinton, in which she examines Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and why she lost the election. She spoke with Katha…

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    The CEO Pay Machine

    Steven Clifford talked about his book The CEO Pay Machine: How it Trashes America and How to Stop it, in which he explains how CEO pay has escalated. In his book, Mr. Clifford examines the…

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    How to Kill a City

    Peter Moskowitz talked about his book How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood, in which he discusses the future of American cities. In his book,…

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    The Perils of "Privilege"

    Phoebe Bovy talked about her book The Perils of “Privilege": Why Injustice Can’t Be Solved by Accusing Others of Advantage, in which hse examines what it means to be "privileged” and how the word…

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    James Baldwin

    Jules Farber talked about his book, James Baldwin: Escape from America, Exile in Provence, on James Baldwin’s life and writing career as an expat in France from 1970 until his death in 1987. He…

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    Age of Folly

    Lewis Lapham talked about Age of Folly: America Abandons Its Democracy, his book of essays on America’s democracy and where it is headed. He spoke with Terry McDonell.

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    Born on Third Base

    Chuck Collins talked about his book, Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good, about inequality in…

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    The Battle for Room 314

    Ed Boland talked about his book, The Battle for Room 314: My Year of Hope and Despair in a New York City High School, about the lessons he learned while teaching for one year in a New York…

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