June 27, 2012 Amor Towles debuts with a crisp, 1930s Manhattan love story, while George Pelecanos and Sapphire return with novels that probe the dark sides of urban life. In nonfiction, Penn Jillette argues for atheism, and journalist Jane Gross reflects on caring for an aging parent.
Penn Jillette is one half of the magic duo Penn & Teller. He co-hosts a Showtime series, as well as the Discovery Channel's Penn & Teller Tell A Lie.
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August 16, 2011 Penn Jillette frames his new book, God, No!, as the atheist's Ten Commandments. He joins NPR's Neal Conan to discuss the humility of atheists and his respect for believers.
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August 16, 2011 Penn Jillette's new book God, No! presents a lively portrait of the author's libertarian, atheist, sometimes hedonist approach to life. But at times, it seems showy and assaultive.
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