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Friday, Nov. 13, 2009

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This week, we speak with Barbara Ehrenreich, author of "Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America," and Bruce Feiler, author of "America's Profit: Moses and the American Story."

Archives
Nov. 7, 2009: Robert M. Poole ("On Hallowed Ground"), Francine Prose ("Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife")
Oct. 30, 2009: Stephen Asma ("On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears"), Toby Lester ("The Fourth Part of the World")
Oct. 23, 2009: Mitch Horowitz ("Occult America: The Secret History of How Mysticism Shaped Our Nation"), Timothy Egan ("The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America")
Oct. 16, 2009: John V. Fleming ("The Anti-Communist Manifestos: Four Books That Shaped the Cold War", Wil Haygood ("Sweet Thunder: The Life and Times of Sugar Ray Robinson")
Oct. 9, 2009: Dr. Lise Eliot ("Pink Brain, Blue Brain: How Small Differences Grow Into Troublesome Gaps -- And What We Can Do About It"), Tad Friend ("Cheerful Money: Me, My Family, and the Last Days of Wasp Splendor")
Oct. 2, 2009: Taylor Branch ("The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History With the President"), Jason Kersten ("The Art of Making Money: The Story of a Master Counterfeiter")
Sept. 25, 2009: James Ellroy ("Blood's a Rover"), T.R. Reid ("The Healing of America: A Global Quest For Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care")
Sept. 18, 2009: Candace Fleming ("The Great and Only Barnum: The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P.T. Barnum"), David Owen ("Green Metropolis: Why Living Smaller, Living Closer, and Driving Less Are the Keys to Sustainability")
Sept. 11, 2009: Anita Diament ("Day After Night") and Nicholas Thompson ("The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, And the History Of the Cold War")
Sept. 04, 2009: Kay Redfield Jamison ("Nothing Was the Same: A Memoir"), Michael Schuman ("The Miracle: The Epic Story Of Asia's Quest For Wealth")
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