Haroon K. Ullah

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in The Bargain from the Bazaar: A Family's Day of Reckoning in Lahore, Ullah tells the story of Awais Reza, a second-generation vendor in Lahore, Pakistan's Anarkali Bazaar.

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The author explores the reasons behind internment camps in his new chronicle Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese-American Internment in World War II.
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The Egyptian-American journalist reads from her latest examination of Middle East policy, Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution.
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The award-winning media critic and host explains how the first year of the 1920s came to define the decade in 1920: The Year That Made the Decade Roar.
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The two historians and Civil War scholars read from their new books, Lincoln's Last Speech: Wartime Reconstruction and the Crisis of Reunion and The War That Forged a Nation: Why The Civil War Still Matters.
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The author chronicles various recent violations of free speech in Freedom of Speech: Mightier Than the Sword.
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The photographer, whose work is in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum, the Hirshhorn Museum, and MoMA, shares stories from her life in Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs.
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The acclaimed contemporary composer reads from his new memoir, Words Without Music and discusses his career with NPR's Bob Boilen.
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The author, a literature professor at London's University of Roehampton, reads from the first part of his two-volume biography, The Life of Saul Bellow: To Fame and Fortune, 1915–1964.
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The author and NPR host explains President Jackson's rise to power and the expansion of the United States in Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab.
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The former author of the Washington Post's "On Love" column shares the knowledge she gained by spending the majority of her weekends at other people's weddings in The Real Thing: Lessons on Love and Life from a Wedding Reporter's Notebook.
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The activist and noted curmudgeon shares examples from a decade of unanswered correspondence in his latest volume, Return to Sender: Unanswered Letters to the President, 2003–2015.
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When a young woman's body is discovered in a lake, her family must patch together a story. Ng's debut novel, Everything I Never Told You, shows how their seemingly close relationship winds up unraveling due to stress and secrets.
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The author relies on her experience as an educator and ethicist to explain our moral obligation to the 2.6 million returning home in her latest book, Afterwar: Healing the Moral Wounds of our Soldiers.
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