1,287Oct 9, 2012
Book Discussion on The New Religious Intolerance
Martha Nussbaum talked about her book, The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age, in which she examined anti-Muslim bigotry in the West since the ...
843Feb 18, 2003
Book Discussion on The Devil in the White City
Mr. Larson talked about his book, The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America, published by Crown Publishers. In the book ...
309Dec 1, 1999
Book Discussion on Building a Bridge to the 18th Century
Professor Postman talked about his book, Building a Bridge to the 18th Century: How the Past Can Improve Our Future, published by Knopf. He focused on current societal problems that ...
169Sep 28, 2006
Book Discussion on Mao's Last Revolution
Roderick MacFarquhar talked about the book he wrote with Michael Schoenhals, Mao’s Last Revolution, published by Belknap Press. The book recounts China’s Great Proletarian ...
143Sep 25, 2008
Book Discussion on American Lightning
Howard Blum talked about his book, American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century (Thorndike Press; January 2, 2009), which recounts the bombing of ...
114Apr 8, 1999
Book Discussion on The Cost of Rights
Mr. Sunstein talked about his book, The Cost of Rights: Why Liberty Depends on Taxes, published by W. W. Norton, which defends the idea of taxation as a means of supporting governments ...
52May 17, 2000
Book Discussion on Ordinary Resurrections
Mr. Kozol talked about his book Ordinary Resurrections: Children in the Years of Hope, published by Crown Publishers. The book is based on his experiences interacting with children ...
51Jun 2, 1998
Book Discussion on Afrolantica Legacies
Mr. Bell discussed his book, Afrolantica Legacies. He took questions from the audience. Mr. Madhubuti introduced him. He addresses issues of race.