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Obsessions and Consequences


Three non-fiction authors address how obsessions affect the lives of those obsessed and the consequences that unravel. One book is about Israeli spies posing as Arabs and their successful and tragic results, another is about a physician obsessed by anger toward a colleague and the third is about a fossil collector obsessed with gaining fame and wealth.


Panelists
A.J. Flick

A.J. Flick is a full-time writer, editor and repurposed journalist based in Tucson. A graduate of the University of Arizona school of journalism, she covered many topics including news, crime, sports, features and entertainment during her reporting days....

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Matti Friedman

Matti Friedman's 2016 book "Pumpkinflowers" was chosen as a New York Times Notable Book and as one of Amazon's 10 Best Books of the Year. It was selected as one of the year's best by Booklist, Mother Jones, Foreign Affairs, the National Post and the Globe and Mail....

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Paige Williams

Paige Williams is a staff writer at The New Yorker. A National Magazine Award winner for feature writing, she has had her journalism anthologized in various volumes of the Best American series, including The Best American Magazine Writing and The Best American Crime Writing....

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