For more than three decades Anne Garrels has reported from some of the most dangerous places on earth. Fluent in Russian she began her career in Moscow for ABC News. She has covered conflicts in the Middle East, Central America, Iraq and Afghanistan. Her new book Putin Country is a study on why Putin enjoys such popularity in Russia.
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Akhill Reed Amar-The Constitution and the Balance of Powers, Dan Rather-The News-What Shouldn't Change, Deborah Richter-Healthcare for All Americans, James Hoge-The Rise of China and the Challenge to America, Jeffrey Sachs-Four Global Crises: Money, Security, Heat, Psychology, John Thornton-China: Our Partner In the World's Future, Mark Bittman-The Future of Food, Muqtedat Khan-The Future of Islam in the West, Sander Vanocur- Can Democracy Survive The Media ,Ralph Nader, Richard Blanco - Inaugural Poet, Sen. James Buckley-Saving Congress From Itself, Professor Richard Elmore-Innovations In the Process of Teaching and Learning.
Paris To the Moon, Angels and Ages, The King In the Window, and The Table Comes First: Family, France and the Meaning of Food. These are just a few of the books, magazine articles and essays to spring from the witty and whimsical mind of Adam Gopnik.