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  • emSaving Capitalismem
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    Saving Capitalism

    Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich talked about his book Saving Capitalism, in which he examines America’s current economic system. He spoke at the 2015 Wisconsin Book Festival, held at…

    6,658 views
  • Mary Norris on emBetween You and Meem
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    Between You and Me

    Mary Norris talked about her book Between You and Me, in which she offers her solutions to some of the most common grammatical problems. She spoke at the 2015 Wisconsin Book Festival, held…

    1,788 views
  • emSecular Faithem
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    Secular Faith

    Professor Mark Smith talked about his book Secular Faith, in which he argues that religion often mirrors shifts in the political landscape rather than remains an unchanging institution. He…

    1,170 views
  • David Maraniss on emOnce in a Great Cityem
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    Once in a Great City

    David Maraniss talked about his book, Once in a Great City, about the people and the events that defined the city of Detroit in 1963. He spoke at the 2015 Wisconsin Book Festival, held at…

    798 views
  • Adam Benforado on emUnfairem
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    Unfair

    Adam Benforado talked about his book Unfair, in which he argues that America’s criminal justice system is flawed. He spoke at the 2015 Wisconsin Book Festival, held at the Central Branch of the…

    713 views
  • emHand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive Peopleem
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    Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People

    Cartoonist Matthew Diffee talked about his book, Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People, and shared several of his cartoons. He appeared at the 2015 Wisconsin Book Festival, held at…

    697 views
  • Wayne Wiegand on emPart of Our Livesem
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    Part of Our Lives

    Wayne Wiegand talked about his book Part of our Lives, in which he provides a a history of America’s public libraries. He spoke with Greg Mikkels, director of the Madison Public Library, at…

    656 views
  • emBeing Nixonem
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    Being Nixon

    Evan Thomas talked about his book, Being Nixon, about the life of America’s 37th President Richard Nixon. He spoke with journalist David Maraniss at the 2015 Wisconsin Book Festival, held…

    632 views