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  • emBetween Silk and Cyanideem
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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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  • emBefore The Windem Speech
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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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  • emBryon Child of Passion Fool of Fameem
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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…

    102 views
  • emThe Essential George Washingtonem
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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…

    34 views
  • emSeparate  Unequalem
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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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  • emWhat Our Mothers Didnt Tell Usem
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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…

    122 views
  • Monica Lewinsky Book Sales
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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…

    109 views
  • emA Monk Swimmingem
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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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  • emMargaret Chase Smithem
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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,…

    63 views
  • emFruitful A Real Mother in the Modern Worldem
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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…

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