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    The House of Truth

    Professor Brad Snyder talked about his book, The House of Truth: A Washington Political Salon and the Foundations of American Liberalism, about a group of Washington professionals interested in…

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    Urban Forests

    Jill Jonnes talked about her book Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape, in which she examines the natural history of trees and their impact on…

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    At Mama's Knee

    April Ryan talked about her book At Mama’s Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White, in which she examines the issues surrounding race and police shootings in America from the perspective…

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    Grace and Justice on Death Row

    Brian Stolarz talked about his book Grace and Justice on Death Row: The Race against Time and Texas to Free an Innocent Man, in which he reports on his client, Alfred Dewayne Brown, who…

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    Letters to a Young Muslim

    Ambassador Omar Saif Ghobash talked about his book, Letters to a Young Muslim, about the dangers of Islamic extremism and what it means to be a good Muslim in the world. He spoke with…

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    Bill Clinton

    Michael Tomasky talked about his book Bill Clinton: The American Presidents Series: The 42nd President, 1993-2001, in which he recalls the presidential tenure of Bill Clinton.

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    The Word Detective

    John Simpson talked about his book The Word Detective: Searching for the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary, in which he remembers his close to forty years at the Oxford…

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    Forty Autumns

    Nina Willner talked about her book Forty Autumns: A Family’s Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall, in which she recalls her mother’s decision to leave her family and…

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    Tears We Cannot Stop

    Professor Michael Eric Dyson talked about his book Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America, in which he looks at the racial divide in America. Professor Dyson argued that racial…

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    Writing to Save a Life

    John Edgar Wideman talked about his book Writing to Save a Life: the Louis Till File, in which he discusses the execution of Louis Till by the U.S. Army in 1945 and the impact that it had on the legal…

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    Thank You for Being Late

    Thomas Friedman talked about his book Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations, in which he discusses how technology and globalization is…

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    Book Discussion The Nazis Next Door

    Eric Lichtblau talked about his book, The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men, about the influx of Nazis who entered the United States following World War II.…

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    Unprecedented

    CNN contributors and reporters talked about journalist Thomas Lake’s book, Unprecedented: The Election That Changed Everything. They also spoke about the 2016 campaign, it’s historical…

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    First Women

    Kate Andersen Brower talked about her book First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies, in which she profiles the ten First Ladies since 1960.

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    The Gene

    Siddhartha Mukherjee talked about his book The Gene: An Intimate History, in which he details the history of genetic code and how it will influence the future.

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    Pandemic

    Sonia Shah talked about her book, Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond, about the spread of infectious diseases around the world over the past 50 years and what…

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    The Industries of the Future

    Alec Ross talked about his book The Industries of the Future, in which he looks at what he believes are the primary fields that will drive change, both nationally and globally, over the…

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    Without Fidel

    Ann Louise Bardach talked about Fidel Castro’s health problems, his role in the Cuban government today, and his decades long battle with the United States. She also discussed Castro’s…

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    Drinking in America

    Susan Cheever talked about her book Drinking in America: Our Secret History, in which she provides a history of alcohol consumption in America. In her book, she describes the Pilgrims who imbibed…

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    City of Sedition

    John Strausbaugh talked about his book City of Sedition: The History of New York City during the Civil War, in which he recalls New York City during the Civil War. In his book, the author…

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