#1662: Lawrence Wright “The End Of October” | The Book Show

May 27, 2020 00:27:30
#1662: Lawrence Wright “The End Of October” | The Book Show
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#1662: Lawrence Wright “The End Of October” | The Book Show
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On this week’s Book Show, Lawrence Wright discusses his new thriller: The End of October. Wright is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, screenwriter, staff writer for The New Yorker magazine. He is also a fellow at the Center for Law and Security at the New York University School of Law. The End Of October follows Dr. […]

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