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A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities that Arise in Disaster

Rebecca Solnit
In conversation with Jon Wiener, professor of history, U.C. Irvine
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
01:05:59
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Episode Summary

Can the social connectedness that arises in the aftermath of a disaster-whether natural or manmade-lead us to a new vision of society?


Participant(s) Bio

Rebecca Solnit is the author of ten books, including River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West, which won five awards, including the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism and the Mark Lynton History Prize. In 2003, Solnit received a prestigious Lannan Literary Award.



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