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  • Nato Thompson Discusses emCulture as a Weaponem
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    Culture as a Weapon

    Nato Thompson talked about his book Culture as Weapon: The Art of Influence in Everyday Life, in which examines how business and government use art to influence. He spoke with art critic…

  • emDust to Dust A Memoirem
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    Dust to Dust: A Memoir

    Benjamin Busch talked about his book, Dust to Dust: A Memoir, in which he reflects on mortality. He recounted how he returned from a brutal tour of war and his young daughter did not…

  • emQuite Enough of Calvin Trillin Forty Years of Funny Stuffem
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    Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff

    Calvin Trillin, staff writer for the New Yorker and the Nation’s “deadline poet,” presented a collection of his essays from the past forty years that range from the economy to politics and…

  • emDetroit Disassembledem
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    Detroit Disassembled

    Photographer Andrew Moore presents a collection of photographs of Detroit that depict parts of the city in decay. Mr.Moore’s photographs focus on portions of Detroit that have been deserted…

  • emA Writers Lifeem
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    A Writer\'s Life

    Gay Talese talked about his book, A Writer’s Life, published by Knopf. He described his more than 50-year career as a journalist and nonfiction author, including his years as a copy boy for The New…

  • Strand Bookstore Tour
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    Strand Bookstore Tour

    Mr. Bass talked about Strand book store, which holds about 2.5 million books, most of which are used. He talked about the store’s history and the used book industry and also showed the…