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Karan Mahajan, Anisfield-Wolf Book Award winner

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Today's episode is a live interview with Karan Mahajan, winner of the Anisfield-Book Award which recognizes books that have made important contributions to our understanding of racism and human diversity. This interview took place during Cleveland Book Week where Jill, Adam and Karan discussed his book The Association of Small Bombs, the depiction and media coverage of terrorism and much more.

We'd like to thank The Cleveland Foundation for asking us to be a part of this important literary event.

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