Book Talk

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