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Evan Osnos on Joe Biden

The New Yorker's Evan Osnos discusses his new book about the President-elect. He thought his previous book, on China, would help us sleep better. Will this?

Video & Podcast42min
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The Steward of Muskeget

You could say that Crocker Snow Jr. has been writing his latest book, about the tiny island off the coast of Nantucket called Muskeget, ever since his father flew him there some 70 years ago.

Video & Podcast42min
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A Thousand Leagues of Blue

Susan Veeder got married at 17, had her first child at 18. At 32 -- in 1848 -- she did something no Nantucket woman had ever done before. Betsy Tyler has traced the thrilling and tragic story of the Veeder family -- from Nantucket to Tahiti and back.

Video & Podcast43min
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The Vote

Elaine Weiss, author of The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight To Win The Vote, says her book "is about how change is made in a democracy....what it takes to make change, and how hard it is." One hundred years after American women won the right to vote ...

Video & Podcast37min
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Empathy on "The Uninhabitable Earth"

“It is worse, much worse, than you think,” writes David Wallace-Wells. Still, there are reasons for hope in this conversation with the author and Nantucket's Linda Loring Nature Foundation team.

Article42min
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Judging A Book By Its Cover

When Christopher Castellani was growing up, “there were no books in our house. Zero.” And then, one day, in fifth grade…

Video & Podcast30min