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Title: A. Meleagrou-Hitchens, "Incitement: Anwar al-Awlaki’s Western Jihad" (Harvard UP, 2020)

Michael Burlingame, “Abraham Lincoln: A Life” (Paperback; Johns Hopkins UP, 2013)

June 12th, 2013

What can be gained from another biography of Abraham Lincoln? A lot, it turns out. Michael Burlingame has been researching the life and times of Abraham… Go to Episode

Jonathan Rauch, “Denial: My 25 Years Without a Soul” (The Atlantic Books, 2013)

June 7th, 2013

Nature or nurture? Inborn or learned? Genetic or extra-genetic? Humans are so complicated that in many cases we can’t really know what is “in… Go to Episode

Jonathan Rauch, “Denial: My 25 Years Without a Soul” (The Atlantic Books, 2013)

June 7th, 2013

Nature or nurture? Inborn or learned? Genetic or extra-genetic? Humans are so complicated that in many cases we can’t really know what is “in… Go to Episode

Kathryn Livingston, “Lilly: Palm Beach, Tropical Glamour, and the Birth of a Fashion Legend” (Wiley, 2012)

June 2nd, 2013

It’s rare that a person’s name comes to represent an object, but such is the case with Lilly Pulitzer. Just say ‘Lilly’ and it… Go to Episode