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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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    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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    No Dream Is Too High

    Astronaut Buzz Aldrin talked about his book No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon, in which he recalls his life and career as well as the lessons he’s learned…

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    The World According to Star Wars

    Cass Sunstein talked about his book The World According to Star Wars, in which he discusses what can be learned about history, presidential politics, law, economics, and culture from the…

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    Take a Stand

    Jorge Ramos talked about his book, Take a Stand: Lessons from Rebels, about some of the interviews he has conducted over the past 30 years, including with President Obama, Justice Sonia…

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    Gloria Steinem

    Gloria Steinem talked about her book Gloria Steinem: My Life on the Road, in which she discusses her early life encounters with social activism, politics, and journalism during the equality…

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    Greening the Global Economy and Climate Change

    Robert Pollin, author of Greening the Global Economy, and Joseph Romm, author of Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know®, talked about how to best reduce carbon emissions around the…

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    War Dogs

    Rebecca Frankel talked about her book, War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love, in which she discusses the history of canine warriors going back to 1942. She also describes the…

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    A Fighting Chance

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) talked about her book, A Fighting Chance, in which she discusses her life, interactions with Washington over the years, and experiences as a U.S. Senator.…

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    Off the Sidelines

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) talked about her book, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World, in which she recounts her life in politics and calls for women to rise up and…

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    No Place to Hide

    Glenn Greenwald talked about his book, No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State, in which he discusses his meetings with National Security Agency (NSA) contractor…

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    Sliver of Light

    Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal, and Sarah Shourd talked about their book, A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran, in which they tell their story of being captured and imprisoned…

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    American Small Towns and Cities

    James Fallows and his wife Deborah Fallows talked about their travels to small towns around the U.S. to meet people and hear their stories. They talked about their observations, including the cultural…

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    The Pope and Mussolini

    David Kertzer, former provost of Brown University, talked about his book, The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Facism in Europe, in which he examines the…

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    And the Mountains Echoed

    Khaled Hosseini talked about his book, And the Mountains Echoed, in which he chronicles his travels around Afghanistan and the relief work he had been doing there with the United Nations…

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    The Metropolitan Revolution

    Bruce Katz and Jennifer Bradley talked about their book, The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economies, in which they argue that American…

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    To Repair the World

    Dr. Paul Farmer talked about his book, To Repair the World, a collection of his speeches on global health and social justice issues. The event was hosted by the Sixth and I Historic…

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    The Autistic Brain

    Temple Grandin talked about her book, The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum, in which she presents autism research from the fields of neurology and psychology, and shares her own…

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    In the Body of the World

    Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues, talked about her memoir, In the Body of the World, in which she recounts her time working on women’s rights issues in the Democratic Republic of…

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    Out of Order

    Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor talked about her book, Out of Order: Stories from the History of the Supreme Court, in which she presents a history of the High Court and…

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