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Lisa Brennan-Jobs on the Shadow of Steve Jobs, and Rick Bass in the Wilderness

While Lisa Brennan-Jobs grew up poor and struggling, she watched her father, Steve Jobs, become one of the richest and most influential people in America. In her memoir, “Small Fry,” Brennan-Jobs writes about their reconciliation, and trying to emerge from under his shadow. Jill Lepore discusses her monumentally ambitious account of five-hundred-plus years of American history. And Scott Carrier, reporting from the Pacific Northwest Trail, in Montana, sees the tragic dimension of a conflict that pits nature lover against nature lover.


Lisa Brennan-Jobs and Her Memoir, “Small Fry”

Lisa Brennan-Jobs knew her memoir about her turbulent childhood would inevitably be read as a book about her father, Steve Jobs.


Jill Lepore on the Long Sweep of American History

In “These Truths,” a historian shares her deep perspective on American conflicts past and present.


Into the Woods with Scott Carrier

In Montana’s Yaak Valley, a hiking trail that cuts through a grizzly-bear habitat pits nature lover against nature lover in an unwinnable fight over the environment.


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