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    Dangerous Ambition, Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson

    In a dual biography, Susan Hertog recounts the life of American journalist Dorothy Thompson (1893-1961), the first female chief of a European news bureau and Rebecca West (1892-1983) a…

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    Margaret Fuller: A New American Life

    Megan Marshall talked about her book Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, a biography of the 19th century editor, war correspondent and front-page columnist for the New York Tribune. Ms. Marshall…

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    2012 Presidential Campaign

    Reporters and political analysts talked about about the final two months of the 2012 presidential campaign. They focused on the state of the race coming out of the conventions and what the two…

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    Reading Jackie: Her Autobiography In Books

    William Kuhn recalls the publishing career of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, who worked as an editor for Doubleday and Viking. Mr. Kuhn reports that although Ms. Onassis never authored a memoir, her…

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    The World on Sunday

    Nicholson Baker talked about a book he co-wrote, The World on Sunday: Graphic Art in Joseph Pulitzer’s Newspaper (1898-1911), published by Bulfinch. The book was co-written with his wife, Margaret…

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    Wodehouse: A Life

    Robert McCrum talked about his biography Wodehouse: A Life, published by W.W. Norton and Company. The book covers the life of 20th century British comic novelist P.G. Wodehouse. The son of a…

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    Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

    Mr. Lynch talked about the book he edited, Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary: Selections from the 1755 Work that Defined the English Language, published by Walker and Company. Mr. Lynch argued that…

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    Book Preservation

    Mr. Cushing demonstrated the philosophy and methods of preserving rare books.

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