Book Talk

Premiere DateJun 9, 2012
00:00 Book Talk Intro – Kory French
03:34 Energy of Death – Apostle of Hustle
03:48 Looks Just Like the Sun – Broken Social Scene
08:10 Pacific Theme – Broken Social Scene
13:06 A Brief History of the Olympic Games – David C. Young
21:45 The Loneliness of a Middle Distance Runner – Belle & Sebastian
25:52 The Olympic Games: A Social Perspective – K. Toohey & A.J. Veal
34:10 Run For Me – Amy Milan
37:16 A reading from Terror at the Munich Olympics
39:37 Ready to Start – The Arcade Fire
43:51 Terror at the Munich Olympics – Courtney Farrell
48:43 The Stars of Track & Field – Belle & Sebastian
53:10 Finish

Subject – Olympic Week

Books – A Brief History of the Olympic Games, The Olympic Games: A Social Science Perspective & Terror at the Munich Olympics

The Olympics always provide a lot of material for social scientists to observe the human race, our behavior and the basis for humanity. Three books featured on Book Talk this week look at both history and future of the Olympic games and what they mean to the world and its people.


A Brief History of the Olympic Games


The Olympic Games: A Social Science Perspective


Terror at the Munich Olympics


Apostle of Hustle


Broken Social Scene


Belle & Sebastian


Amy Milan


The Arcade Fire

Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit…

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