Revolutionary Thinking

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Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Playwright Tom Stoppard talks about The Coast of Utopia, his epic trilogy about would-be revolutionaries in 19th century Russia. Then, an ex-convict speaks out about prison rape. And bestselling Canadian novelist Lisa Moore stops by. Plus, David Nasaw shares his new biography on businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.

Tom Stoppard's The Coast of Utopia

Tom Stoppard tells us about the new production of his epic The Coast of Utopia. The three plays follow a cast of would-be revolutionaries for 30 years in mid 19th century Russia.


Speaking Out Against Prison Rape

When T.J. Parsell was 17 years old, he held up a Photo Mat with a toy gun and was sent to prison. On his first night behind bars, he was drugged and raped by four inmates. In his new memoir, Fish, he speaks out about sexual abuse in prison.

Fish: ...


Character Development

Bestselling Canadian novelist Lisa Moore makes her US debut with Alligator--the story of several characters struggling to find their way in the world.

Alligator is available for purchase at


The Life and Times of Andrew Carnegie

Historian David Nasaw examines the complex life of Andrew Carnegie—one of the most successful businessmen and philanthropists in American history.

Andrew Carnegie is available for purchase at

Events: David Nasaw will be reading and signing books
Tuesday, December 5 at 7 pm
The Strand ...


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