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Outside Looking In

Adventures of an Observer

by Garry Wills

Hardcover, 195 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 |


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Prolific journalist, historian, political columnist, and practicing Catholic Wills (now 76) writes an intensely opinionated re-evaluation of leaders and celebrities he has encountered, among them Studs Terkel, Beverly Sills, William Buckley, Richard Nixon, and more.

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Journalist and historian Garry Wills is a professor emeritus at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. He says he's currently reading John Spike's Young Michelangelo and Garry Trudeau's 40: A Doonesbury Retrospective. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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Garry Wills' Adventures As An 'Outsider Looking In'

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