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 /  Texas

Books in Conversation: Manu Joseph

HOUSTON, January 15, 2013 — Author Manu Joseph reads from his second novel The Illicit Happiness of Other People and talks about the burning societal questions of growing up, family dynamics, and gender roles in 1980s India. (30 min., 34 sec.)


Policy
 /  New York
Discussing China's addiction to soft power and its potential as a global hard power.
Policy
 /  New York
China scholar David Shambaugh takes a nuanced look at China's current and future roles in world affairs.
Lifestyle
 /  Texas
Stephen Klineberg and Claudia Kolker look at the impact and influence of immigrant communities on Houston.
National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita discusses his work.
Photographer Michael Yamashita talks healing worms, idyllic palaces, and the photographer lifestyle.
Policy
 /  New York
Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations sits down with senior U.S. diplomat Thomas Pickering to discuss breaking the nuclear impasse and U.S.-Iran relations.
Iranian Ambassador to the UN Mohammad Khazaee discusses Iran’s nuclear program, Syria, Afghanistan, and U.S.-Iran relations.
Business
 /  New York
Former AIG Chairman and CEO Maurice "Hank" Greenberg describes a diplomatic mission to the Philippines he undertook for the U.S. government.
Business
 /  New York
Former Chairman and CEO of AIG discusses the company's history.
Policy
 /  Texas
Eugene Gholz discusses the odds of peace.
Lifestyle
 /  Texas
NBA superstar and former Rockets center, Yao Ming, stopped by Asia Society Texas Center to share a unique look at the impact of his path-breaking career, in conversation with former NBA star and ESPN analyst Jay Williams.
Arts
 /  New York
Master puppeteer Michika Iida performs two stunning solo plays.