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David Rackoff: Half Empty

David Rakoff, New York Times bestselling author of Don’t Get Too Comfortable and Fraud, discusses his new book Half Empty. In this collection of essays, Rakoff uses his trademark rapier wit to defend the commonsensical notion that if you should always assume the worst you’ll never be disappointed.

Recorded Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at the Harold Washington Library Center.

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