Cover to Cover – Talk to the Authors | 2014-2015

The World Affairs Councils of America provides a monthly special program called “Cover to Cover” that features interactive phone conferencing with authors of global affairs related books. We thank them for their support and we are pleased to share this information with you here as a benefit of your affiliation with the Tennessee World Affairs Council.

Cover to Cover

Cover to Cover is a monthly program featuring the most influential authors on subjects of national and international importance.


June 2015 Cover to Cover: Putinism: Russia and Its Future with the WestAuthor Walter Laqueur is a historian and political commentator. Listen to a recording of the call here.

May 2015 Cover to Cover: Sudden Justice: America’s Secret Drone Wars
Author Chris Woods is an investigative journalist and former senior BBC Panorama producer.Listen to a recording of the call here.

April 2015 Cover to CoverThe PowerhouseA Financial Times Top 15 Pick of 2015. Author Steve LeVine is the Washington Correspondent for Quartz. Listen to a recording of the call here.

March 2015 Cover to CoverBack Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotitations between Washington and HavanaA Foreign Affairs Book of the Year. Author Peter Kornbluh is a Senior Analyst and Director of the Cuba and Chile Documentation Projects at the National Security Archive. Listen to a recording of the call here.

February 2015 Cover to Cover: Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global SecurityNew York Times Editor’s Choice. Author Sarah Chayes is a Senior Associate in the Democracy and Rule of Law Program and the South Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment. Listen to a recording of the call here.

January 2015 Cover to CoverOnce Upon A Revolution: An Egyptian StoryAuthor Thanassis Cambanis is a journalist specializing in the Middle East and American foreign policy and a fellow at The Century Foundation. Listen to a recording of the call here.

December 2014 Cover to CoverAmerica in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global DisorderAuthor Bret Stephens is a foreign affairs columnist and deputy editorial page editor for The Wall Street Journal and 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner. Listen to a recording of the call here.

October 2014 Cover to Cover: Outpost: life on the Frontlines of American DiplomacyAuthor Ambassador Christopher R. Hill is Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Listen to a recording of the call here.

September 2014 Cover to CoverThe Future, Declassified: Megatrends That Will Undo the World Unless We Take ActionAuthor Dr. Mathew J. Burrows is a Director of the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Foresight Initiative. Listen to a recording of the call here.

August 2014 Cover to CoverRestraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand StrategyAuthor Barry Posen is a Ford International Professor of Political Science and director of the Security Studies Program at MIT. Listen to a recording of the call here.

July 2014 Cover to CoverNo Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan EyesPulitzer Prize finalist, National Book Award finalist, winner of the Ridenhour Prize. Author Anand Gopal is a New America Foundation fellow and journalist. Listen to a recording of the call here.

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