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by Wil Haygood
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Eugene Allen worked as the White House butler for thirty-four years, serving eight presidents. Wil Haygood, author of acclaimed biographies of Sugar Ray Robinson, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Adam Clayton Powell, published a front-page feature on Allen in The Washington Post.

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by Michio Kaku
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Michio Kaku discusses his new book at Politics & Prose bookstore in Washington, D.C. This event was recorded live on March 28, 2014.

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by Simon Winchester
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Taking the words of the Pledge of Allegiance literally, Winchester explores how fifty states became "one nation."

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by David B. Agus
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With medical advice constantly changing, it can be hard to tell fads from sound practices.

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by Joby Warrick
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In his second book, Warrick, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post journalist and author of The Triple Agent, follows up his suspenseful story of Jordanian al-Qaeda agent Humam Khalil al-Balawi with this equally dramatic chronicle of the rise of ISIS.

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by Matt Taibbi
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Matt Taibbi discusses his book at Politics & Prose bookstore in Washington, D.C. This event was recorded on April 21, 2014.

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by Henry A. Crumpton
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Crumpton joined the CIA in 1981 and spent twenty-four years working undercover around the world, from Africa to Afghanistan.

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by Anthony Marra
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Marra's first novel is a vivid evocation of the heartbreak and resilience of war-torn Chechnya. Unfolding over five days in 2004, with generous flashbacks through the preceding decade, the narrative charts the literal and emotional minefield that is the village of Eldár, a place of missing fathers, missing sisters, and missing limbs.

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by Megan McArdle
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Failure, however devastating, is not the end. In fact, as McArdle, a journalist and blogger who has charted the fall and rise of a variety of ventures shows, failure can be just the teacher you need to push you forward to greater success.

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by Sheri Fink
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Fink combines the sharp eye of a Pulitzer-winning journalist with the hard-won experience of a disaster-relief doctor to chronicle the events at New Orleans's Memorial Medical Center during Hurricane Katrina, and to raise questions about the country's handling of disaster.

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