Roy Scranton & Matt Gallagher

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Politics & Prose
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Editors Roy Scranton and Matt Gallagher discuss Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War, their new collection of works about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Friday, April 17 at 7 p.m.
The author, who previously published the novels All Saints and The Cloud Atlas, reads from his new collection of observant short stories, Listen & Other Stories.
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Saturday, April 18 at 1 p.m.
The journalist and historian traces the American obsession with saving money and general thriftiness from the temperance movement to today's push for increased sustainability in his book Thrift: The History of an American Cultural Movement.
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Saturday, April 18 at 3:30 p.m.
The treatment of presidents and politicians is questioned in Walsh's new book Celebrity in Chief: A History of the Presidents and the Culture of Stardom.
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Saturday, April 18 at 6 p.m.
In Moss' new novel The Language of Paradise, a pregnant artist in 19th century New England struggles with her husband while he obsesses over creating a perfect greenhouse.
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Sunday, April 19 at 1 p.m.
NPR reporter Simon describes his fond relationship with his late mother in Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime, which originated as a series of tweets.
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Sunday, April 19 at 5 p.m.
The author, a popular local tour guide and historian, reads and discusses his latest offering, Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C.: The Civil War and America's Great Poet.
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Monday, April 20 at 7 p.m.
The longtime New Yorker staff writer and novelist collects her early political writing and current reflections in her new volume, After the Tall Timber.
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Tuesday, April 21 at 7 p.m.
Dwyer tells the story of Chucky Taylor, the son of former Liberian president Charles Taylor who went from a normal Florida teenager to a war criminal after visiting his father, in American Warlord: A True Story.
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Wednesday, April 22 at 7 p.m.
Radio host and editor Signorile reads from his latest book about the fight for gay rights, It's Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, Defeating Homophobia, and Winning True Equality.
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Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m.
The author, a popular journalist in Sweden, chronicles his father's emigration from Poland to Sweden during World War II in A Brief Stop on the Road From Auschwitz.
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Saturday, April 25 at 6 p.m.
Daum appears to discuss Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed, a collection of essays from different authors about not having children, which she edited.
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Tuesday, April 28 at 7 p.m.
The National Book Award-winning poet reads from his new collection, How to Be Drawn.
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Thursday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m.
Albee explains fashion to children in her new volume, Why'd They Wear That?: Fashion as the Mirror of History .
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