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Wednesday, June 04, 2008

Long-time counterterrorism agent Fred Burton on how America’s anti-terror efforts have evolved since the 1980s. Also: two explorers, recently returned from a dogsled expedition in Canadian Arctic. Andrew Sean Greer on his new novel. And Daily Show regular and bestselling author Lewis Black searches for the funny side of religion!

Guests:

Lewis Black, Fred Burton and Andrew Sean Greer

Counterterror Confessions

Veteran counterterrorism expert Fred Burton talks about how America’s anti-terror efforts have evolved since the 1980s, when the idea of defending the U.S. from terrorism was still fairly new. Burton’s new book is Ghost: Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent.

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Dogsled Expedition to the Canadian Arctic

Explorer Will Steger completed the first confirmed dogsled journey to the North Pole without re-supply in 1986. Now, with Sam Branson, he’s just returned from the Global Warming 101 Expedition, a dogsled journey across the Canadian Arctic to study the effects of global warming on polar ...

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The Story of a Marriage

Andrew Sean Greer’s new novel, The Story of a Marriage, is about a woman dealing with the sexual, racial, and class constraints of 1950s America.

Event: Andrew Sean Greer will be speaking and signing books
Wednesday, June 4 at 7 pm
Barnes & Noble Tribeca
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Lewis Black, Man of Little Faith

Daily Show regular and bestselling author Lewis Black finds the funny side of religion. He writes about his own religious experiences – including Hebrew school, drug-induced visions, and psychics – in his new book, Me of Little Faith.

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