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October 2018

Solved!
Julie Hyzy
Virtual Sabotage

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Virtual Sabotage

Julie Hyzy brings Virtual Sabatoge to Solved! Libby Hellman hosts. Kenna Ward, is an envoy for a virtual reality company. Their implants bring fantasy to reality.  It all happens in your head. But, when the human brain mistakes virtual situations for real life it's her job to pull the humans back. Then, a key envoy goes rogue, Ward finds a sinister conspiracy to launch a take over of both worlds. Can she stop it? Or will there be no independent minds…

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A House Divided
Janet Elizabeth Croon
The War Outside My Window

October 25 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The War Outside My Window

The War Outside My Window, edited by Janet Elizabeth Croon, is our next featured book on A House Divided. Bjorn Skaptason hosts. Croon brings us the journal of LeRoy Wiley Gresham. His unique manuscript of the demise of the Old South—lauded by the Library of Congress as one of its premier holdings—is published here for the first time.

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A House Divided
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Leadership In Turbulent Times

October 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Daniel Weinberg interviews Pulitzer Prize winning author and friend of the show Doris Kearns Goodwin about her newest look at the American Presidency, Leadership In Turbulent Times.  Perhaps no other writer has more to tell us about the qualities that make an ordinary man into an exemplary, and world-changing, leader. Inspired by the four Presidents she has studied the most: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson (for his work in Civil Rights). Watch the live interview…

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Stranger Than Fiction
Robert Bruegmann
Art Deco Chicago

October 31 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Art Deco Chicago

Art Deco Chicago  looks at the city's influence on Art Deco design. From the Carbine and Carbon building to Alphonso Iannelli's work for Sunbeam home electronics and beyond, the city plays an important role in creating and bringing Art Deco to the masses. The editor of Art Deco Chicago: Designing Modern America, Robert Bruegmann,  visits Stranger Than Fiction to talk about this beautiful and very well-researched volume. Lovers of Art Deco should tune in! Watch Live here and on Facebook too...…

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