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  • emWealth and Poverty of Nationsem
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    Wealth and Poverty of Nations

    Professor Landes talked about his book, The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor (W. W. Norton & Company, March 1998). He argued that the key to the wealth…

  • Rare Books Room
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    Rare Books Room

    Mr. Ellis talked about the rare books collection of the New York Public Library and some of the materials he used in his research on President John Adams.

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    Art of Scandal

    Mr. Shand-Tucci talked about his book, The Art of Scandal: The Life and Times of Isabella Stewart Gardner. Ms. Gardner was an art collector and friend to many artists and literary figures…

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    Life is Not a Rehearsal

    Mr. Brudnoy talked about his memoir, Life is Not a Rehearsal: A Memoir. He shared his experiences as a child in Minneapolis and as an adult who is HIV positive in the radio industry and…

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    Boston Public Library

    In the last of a series of six interviews with Boston literary figures, Mr. Kelly talked about how he became director of one of the oldest and largest public libraries in the nation. He…