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    Behave

    Robert Sapolsky talked about his book Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst, in which he attempts to answer what drives human behaviors such as racism, xenophobia, tolerance,…

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    The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution

    Professor Ganesh Sitaraman talked about his book The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution: Why Economic Inequality Threatens Our Republic, in which he says that the Founders didn’t…

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    The Imagineers of War

    Sharon Weinberger talked about her book, The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World, about the history, successes, and failures of DARPA,…

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    Brad Graham and Lissa Muscatine on Donald Trump

    Brad Graham and Lissa Muscatine, co-owners of Washington, D.C.'s Politics and Prose Bookstore, talked about their bookstore’s events and reading lists created in reaction to the election of…

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    The House of Truth

    Professor Brad Snyder talked about his book, The House of Truth: A Washington Political Salon and the Foundations of American Liberalism, about a group of Washington professionals interested in…

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    Urban Forests

    Jill Jonnes talked about her book Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape, in which she examines the natural history of trees and their impact on…

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    At Mama's Knee

    April Ryan talked about her book At Mama’s Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White, in which she examines the issues surrounding race and police shootings in America from the perspective…

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    Settle for More

    Megyn Kelly talked about her book Settle for More, in which she discusses her life and career as a journalist. She spoke with Katty Kay. This program contains language that some viewers may…

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    Grace and Justice on Death Row

    Brian Stolarz talked about his book Grace and Justice on Death Row: The Race against Time and Texas to Free an Innocent Man, in which he reports on his client, Alfred Dewayne Brown, who…

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    Letters to a Young Muslim

    Ambassador Omar Saif Ghobash talked about his book, Letters to a Young Muslim, about the dangers of Islamic extremism and what it means to be a good Muslim in the world. He spoke with…

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    Bill Clinton

    Michael Tomasky talked about his book Bill Clinton: The American Presidents Series: The 42nd President, 1993-2001, in which he recalls the presidential tenure of Bill Clinton.

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    The Word Detective

    John Simpson talked about his book The Word Detective: Searching for the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary, in which he remembers his close to forty years at the Oxford…

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    Forty Autumns

    Nina Willner talked about her book Forty Autumns: A Family’s Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall, in which she recalls her mother’s decision to leave her family and…

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    Tears We Cannot Stop

    Professor Michael Eric Dyson talked about his book Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America, in which he looks at the racial divide in America. Professor Dyson argued that racial…

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    Writing to Save a Life

    John Edgar Wideman talked about his book Writing to Save a Life: the Louis Till File, in which he discusses the execution of Louis Till by the U.S. Army in 1945 and the impact that it had on the legal…

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    Thank You for Being Late

    Thomas Friedman talked about his book Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations, in which he discusses how technology and globalization is…

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    Book Discussion The Nazis Next Door

    Eric Lichtblau talked about his book, The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men, about the influx of Nazis who entered the United States following World War II.…

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    Unprecedented

    CNN contributors and reporters talked about journalist Thomas Lake’s book, Unprecedented: The Election That Changed Everything. They also spoke about the 2016 campaign, it’s historical…

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    First Women

    Kate Andersen Brower talked about her book First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies, in which she profiles the ten First Ladies since 1960.

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    The Gene

    Siddhartha Mukherjee talked about his book The Gene: An Intimate History, in which he details the history of genetic code and how it will influence the future.

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