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Three Books 2011: Ethics of War

To begin the freshman experience, Stanford's "Three Books" program brings authors to campus to discuss their works with an audience of new students. This year's program centered around ethics of war. (September 25, 2011)

1hr 27mins

31 Jan 2012

Rank #1

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Three Books 2009: How the Past Affects the Present

A conversation with Lan Samantha Chang (Hunger), Malcolm Gladwell (Outliers: The Story of Success), and Abraham Verghese (My Own Country: A Doctor's Story). (September 16, 2009)

1hr 29mins

18 Sep 2009

Rank #2

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Three Books 2008: Three Explorations of Self-Identity

A conversation with the authors of the 2008 Three Books program. The three books: One! Hundred! Demons! by Lynda Barry, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz, and ZZ Packer's Drinking Coffee Elsewhere are discussed. (September 17, 2008)

1hr 34mins

22 Sep 2008

Rank #3

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Three Books 2007

A roundtable discussion featuring the authors of your summer reading, Lucille Clifton (Good Woman), N. Scott Momaday (The Way to Rainy Mountain), and Nancy Huddleston Packer (Jealous-Hearted Me). (September 19, 2007)

1hr 32mins

10 Oct 2007

Rank #4

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Three Books 2005

Authors David Henry Hwang, '79, M Butterfly, Jamaica Kincaid, Annie John, and Tobias Wolff, MA '78, Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Professor of English, Old School discuss their works, their writing and themselves. Moderated by Professor Hazel Markus.

1hr 36mins

30 Mar 2007

Rank #5