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Thursday, July 17, 2008
PAST: BOOK TALKS this week at Politics and Prose, THURS, July 17th - WED, July 23rd at 7:00pm, Free
All talks are at 7 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.
7/17, Thursday: Yale Law professor and novelist Stephen L. Carter will read from and talk about his latest thriller, PALACE COUNCIL.
7/18, Friday: Immigration is one of the issues under debate this election year; join us as Margaret Sands Orchowski helps put it into perspective with her book, IMMIGRATION AND THE AMERICAN DREAM
7/19, Saturday, 1 p.m.: The Cold War is over, but not all the attitudes it engendered. Hilton L. Root, a professor of public policy, presents some new ideas for foreign policy in his book, ALLIANCE CURSE
Saturday, 6 p.m.: Take A NUCLEAR FAMILY VACATIONto the nation’s top-secret weapons sites with defense reporters Sharon Weinberger and Nathan Hodge.
7/21, Monday: University of Chicago law professor Cass Sunstein will present NUDGE, his new study of how decision making can improve one’s life.
7/22, Tuesday: In OUT OF MAO’S SHADOW, former Washington Post Beijing bureau chief Philip Pan tells the stories of eleven individuals who have made a difference in China. For a recent New York Times review, click here.