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    Panel Discussion on the World Wars

    Wil S. Hylton, author of Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II, and John Ross, author of Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed,…

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    City of Scoundrels

    Gary Krist talked about his book, City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago. He talked about a series of disasters in 1919 that threatened the dream of…

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    To End All Wars

    Adam Hochschild talked about his book, To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918, which focuses on the now largely-forgotten opposition to World War I. He showed slides…

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    Secret Soldiers

    Philip Gerard discussed his latest book, Secret Soldiers: The Story of World War II’s Heroic Army of Deception, published by Dutton. In it, Mr. Gerard writes about a once top-secret elite…

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    State of the Book Panel

    Panelists discussed the state of the book publishing industry and future of the book as a medium and prospects for those seeking publication. The panelists responded to questions from members of the…

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    Memorial for Carla Cohen

    A memorial service was held for Carla Cohen, founder and co-owner of Washington DC’s Politics and Prose Bookstore, who died Monday, October 11, 2010, at the age of 74. Ms. Cohen started the…

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    In Search of Willie Morris

    Mr. King talked about his biography, In Search of Willie Morris: The Mercurial Life of a Legendary Writer and Editor, published by PublicAffairs. Mr. King, who has been a contributing editor at Harper’s, described the life of…

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    The Fall Of Baghdad

    Mr. Anderson talked about his book The Fall Of Baghdad, published by Penguin Press. Mr. Anderson gave an eyewitness account of the U.S. invasion of Iraq while reporting for The New Yorker.…

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    The Master of Disguise

    Mr. Mendez talked about his book The Master of Disguise: My Secret Life in the CIA, published by William Morrow. The book describes the author’s twenty-five year career in the CIA, from his…

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    Israel and the Bomb

    Mr. Cohen spoke about his book Israel and the Bomb, published by Columbia University Press. He focused on the Israeli nuclear Program and the problems associated with construction. He also…