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The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

Chris Hedges is the author of numerous best-selling books and, as a seasoned journalist, was part of a team that received the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting. His most recent book is When Atheism Becomes Religion: America's New Fundamentalists.

Amy Goodman is best known as the principal host of Pacifica Radio's Democracy Now! program and for her work as an investigative journalist. She coauthored the book Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times with her brother, David Goodman.

Hugh Hewitt spent six years working in the Reagan Administration before beginning a career in radio broadcasting. Currently host of a nationally syndicated radio show. Hewitt is the author of eight books, including GOP 5.0: Republican Renewal Under President Obama.

Matt Miller is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and a columnist for Fortune. He is the host of KCRW's Left, Right & Center program. His book, The Two Percent Solution: Fixing America's Problems in Ways Liberals and Conservatives Can Love, was a Los Angeles Times best seller.

Jacob Weisberg is chairman and editor-in-chief of the Slate Group. Before joining Slate, Weisberg wrote about politics for magazines including The New Republic, Newsweek,Vanity Fair, and The New York Times Magazine. His most recent book, The Bush Tragedy, was a New York Times best seller in 2008. Download and start listening now!

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About the Author
Author Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now! An acclaimed international journalist, she has won the Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the Alternative Nobel Prize; a lifetime achievement award from Harvard’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism; the George Polk Award; Robert F. Kennedy Prize for International Reporting; and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award. She is the coauthor with Denis Moynihan of the New York Times bestseller The Silenced Majority, as well as other books. She is a syndicated columnist for King Features.

About the Narrator
Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist. He spent nearly two decades as a correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa, and the Balkans, with fifteen years at the New York Times. He is the author of numerous bestselling books, including Empire of Illusion; Death of the Liberal Class; War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning; and Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, which he co-wrote with Joe Sacco. He writes a weekly column for the online magazine Truthdig. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.