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    • Kathryn Black interview, 1996

    • Black, Virginia, d. 1956 - Health; Poliomyelitis - Patients - Arizona - Biography
    • Kathryn Black discusses her book, “In the Shadow of Polio.” She begins by explaining that her mother contracted the illness in her 20s and had to be treated in a polio center in Seattle. Her mother was placed in an iron lung, and even after...
    • Carol Schuller interview, 1985

    • Christian biography - United States; Amputees - United States - Biography; Skiers - United States - Biography
    • Carol Schuller discusses her book, “In the Shadow of His Wings.” Schuller talks about the amputation of her leg as a result of a motorcycle accident and her skiing endeavors. Footage of Schuller skiing and an interview by her father, Reverend...
    • Joseph Lelyveld interview, 1985

    • Lelyveld, Joseph; Apartheid - South Africa; South Africa - Race relations; South Africa - Social conditions - 1961-1994
    • Joseph Lelyveld discusses his book, “Move Your Shadow.” He begins by explaining how he went to South Africa on several occasions while writing as a journalist for the New York Times. He talks about the Apartheid and the differences between how...
    • Milton Viorst interview, 1998 June

    • Islam and world politics; Islam - 20th century; Islam and state - Islamic countries; Islam and politics - Islamic countries; Islam - Essence, genius, nature; Islamic countries - Politics and government;
    • Milton begins the interview discussing his views on the history of Arab cultures and Islam. For the majority of the interview, Milton and Connie discuss the Islamic, Arabic, and political structures that have “hamstrung” Islamic and Arabic society...
    • Manil Suri interview

    • Love, Maternal - Fiction; Mothers and sons - Fiction; India - Fiction
    • Manil Suri discusses his novel, “The Age of Shiva.” He begins by explaining that he wrote this book from the point-of-view of a 17 year old girl who seduces her older sister’s boyfriend. The girl goes from living in a very liberal household to a...
    • James Traub interview

    • World politics - 21st century; United Nations; Annan, Kofi A. (Kofi Atta)
    • James Traub discusses his book, “The Best Intentions.” Traub begins by explaining that the book traces the entwined histories of Kofi Annan and the United Nations from 1992 to the present. In the book he paints a definitive portrait of the UN’s...
    • Azadeh Moaveni interview

    • Moaveni, Azadeh, 1976-; Iranian American women - Biography; Iranian Americans -Biography; Iran - Social conditions - 1979-1997; Iran - Social conditions - 1997-
    • Azdaeh Moaveni discusses her book, “Lipstick Jihad.” She begins by sharing her experiences and memories of growing up as an Iranian in Palo Alto, California during the shadow of the Iranian hostage crisis. She then discusses her experiences...
    • Chris Abani interview, 2006

    • Prostitution - England - London - Fiction; Nigerians - England - London - Fiction; Teenagers - Fiction
    • Chris Abani discusses his book, "Becoming Abigail." He says the book is about a woman trying to find herself in the shadow of her strong mother. Abani talks about domination and men wanting to own the female body. He also talks about Abigail and...

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