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  • emThe Odyssey of Echo Companyem
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    The Odyssey of Echo Company

    Doug Stanton talked about his book The Odyssey of Echo Company: The 1968 Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle to Survive the Vietnam War, in which he looks at the Vietnam War’s Tet Offensive through…

  • emMadame Presidentem
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    Madame President

    Helene Cooper talked about her book, Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, about the life of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, leader of the Liberian women’s movement…

  • emThe Sovereignty Warsem
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    The Sovereignty Wars

    Stewart Patrick talked about his book, The Sovereignty Wars, about the debate over whether the U.S. should continue to be a part of international institutions and agreements.

  • emRealism and Democracyem
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    Realism and Democracy

    Elliott Abrams talked about his book Realism and Democracy, in which he argues that, despite the outcome of the Arab Spring, the U.S. should push for the expansion of democracy in the…

  • emOne Long Nightem
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    One Long Night

    Andrea Pitzer talked about her book One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps, in which she provides a history of concentration camps that covers four continents and two…

  • emCode Girlsem
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    Code Girls

    Liza Mundy talked about her book, Code Girls, about the contributions of women code breakers during World War II. She spoke at the 2017 Southern Festival of Books.

  • After Words with Alan Beattie
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    After Words with Alan Beattie

    Alan Beattie talked about his book False Economy: A Surprising Economic History of the World (Riverhead; April 16, 2009). In his book he combines economic history, psychology, and political…

  • emA Force So Swiftem
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    A Force So Swift

    Kevin Peraino talked about his book A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949, in which he recalls President Harry Truman’s response to Mao Zedong’s takeover of…

  • emGangs in the Militaryem
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    Gangs in the Military

    Carter Smith talked about his book Gangs in the Military , in which he examines the recruitment of active and nonactive military into street and motorcycle gangs and domestic terrorist and…

  • emThe Lost City of Zem
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    The Lost City of Z

    David Grann talked about and showed slides from The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon (Doubleday, 2009). In the book he recalls the journey of British explorer Percy…

  • Open Phones with Kris Paronto and Mark Geist
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    Open Phones with Kris Paronto and Mark Geist

    Kris Paronto and Mark Geist, authors of 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi, talked about their book, and responded to viewer telephone calls and comments. They…

  • emStriking Powerem
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    Striking Power

    John Yoo and Jeremy Rabkin, co-authors of Striking Power, talked about how military technology was changing the way we fight wars and defend ourselves against old and new threats.…

  • emNew York Review of Booksem Contributors on Immigration
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    New York Review of Books Contributors on Immigration

    Contributors to the New York Review of Books talked about immigration. Panelists included Masha Gessen, author of The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia; Yasmine El…

  • emThe AntiIsrael Agendaem
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    The Anti-Israel Agenda

    Alex Ryvchin talked about his book, The Anti-Israel Agenda: Inside the Political War on the Jewish State, about the anti-Israel agenda that he says is being pushed by the United Nations,…

  • emRogue Spooksem
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    Rogue Spooks

    Dick Morris talked about his book, Rogue Spooks: The Intelligence War on Donald Trump, about the Russia investigation and the Trump campaign.

  • emCircle of Treasonem
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    Circle of Treason

    Sandra Grimes talked about her book, Circle of Treason: The CIA Account of Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed, in which she chronicles the hunting down and capture of CIA mole…

  • emLittle Soldiersem
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    Little Soldiers

    Lenora Chu talked about her book, Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve, about her experience with public education in China. Ms. Chu enrolled her son…

  • Panel Discussion on Refugees
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    Panel Discussion on Refugees

    Panelists talked about refugees. Panelists included Deborah Campbell, author of A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War, and Oscar Martinez, author of A…

  • emRogue Heroesem
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    Rogue Heroes

    Ben Macintyre talked about his book, Rogue Heroes: The History of the SAS, Britain’s Secret Special Forces Unit that Sabotaged the Nazis and Changed the Nature of War. He spoke at the 17th…

  • emBonesem
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    Joe Tone talked about his book Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream, in which he reports on the lives of the Trevino brothers and their rise and fall in the Zeta drug…

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