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    Between Silk and Cyanide

    Mr. Marks talked about his book Between Silk and Cyanide: A Codemaker’s War 1941-1945 published by Free Press. The book details his wartime experiences as a codemaker for Great Britain. Mr.…

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    Before The Wind: Speech

    Ms. Fels talked about the book she edited, Before the Wind: The Memoir of an American Sea Captain, 1808-1833, published by Viking Press. She focused on her great, great grandfather’s diary…

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    Bryon: Child of Passion, Fool of Fame

    Ms. Eisler talked about her book Byron: Child of Passion, Fool of Fame, published by Knopf. She examined the life of Lord Byron, from his well-publicized love affairs and alleged political…

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    The Essential George Washington

    Mr. Hannaford talked about his book, The Essential George Washington: Two Hundred Years of Observations on the Patriot, the Myth, and the Man, published by Images from the Past. He focused on his…

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    Separate & Unequal

    Mr. Hutman talked about his book Separate and Unequal: The Inside Story of Israeli Rule in East Jerusalem, published by Harvard University Press. The book examines the behind the scenes…

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    What Our Mothers Didn't Tell Us

    Ms. Crittenden talked about her book, What Our Mothers Didn’t Tell Us: Why Happiness Eludes the Modern Woman, published by Simon & Schuster. The book is about how feminism does not provide…

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    Monica Lewinsky Book Sales

    Ms. Kollias talked about when the book store received Monica’s Story and that she ordered 35 copies. She said that eight copies had already sold that day. She mentioned that reporters had…

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    A Monk Swimming

    Mr. McCourt discussed his book A Monk Swimming, published by Hyperion, which provides a comedic memoir of his youth. The book begins with his arrival to the U.S. in 1952 and chronicles his…

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    Margaret Chase Smith

    Professor Schmidt talked about her new book, Margaret Chase Smith: Beyond Convention. It chronicles the life and political career of the first female U.S. senator, Margaret Chase Smith,…

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    Fruitful: A Real Mother in the Modern World

    Ms. Roiphe talked about her new book, Fruitful: A Real Mother in the Modern World. It focuses on the tensions, both real and imagined, between the roles of a political feminist and a…