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Monday, April 05, 2010

On today’s show, Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi discusses her imprisonment in Iran and how she was eventually released. Then, the great-great-great-great granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt tells us about her quirky family. And Deborah Eisenberg talks about her latest story collection. Plus, we’ll learn how other nations around the world put terrorism suspects on trial.

Between Two Worlds

Journalist Roxana Saberi discusses being arrested and imprisoned, accused of espionage, while she was reporting in Iran last year. She was sentenced to eight years in prison, but international pressure led to her released on appeal last May. In Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran, Saberi ...

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Dead End Gene Pool

Wendy Burden, talks about growing up the great-great-great-great granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt. Her memoir Dead End Gene Pool is a glimpse into one of the wealthiest families in New York that, by the time of her birth, were seen as doomed bluebloods in financial and moral decline.

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Deborah Eisenberg's Collected Stories

Deborah Eisenberg, discusses her writing career and her latest book, The Collected Stories, which brings together in one volume her story collections.

Deborah Eisenberg will be reading and signing books
Wednesday, April 14, at 7:00 pm
192 Books
192 10th Avenue at 22nd Street


Terrorism Trials around the World

Kim Lane Scheppele, Yale Law School visiting professor, discusses how terrorism suspects are tried around the world.

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