This I Believe

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This I Believe II
This I Believe
Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
Holt Paperbacks

The new paperback in the bestselling series of inspiring personal philosophies This collection of This I Believe essays gathers seventy-five essayists—ranging...


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This I Believe
This I Believe
Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
Holt Paperbacks

“A welcome change from the sloganeering, political mudslinging and products of spin doctors.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer Based on the NPR series of the...


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This I Believe Audiobook Excerpt--Isabel Allende

Listen to author Isabel Allende speak about the power of giving in this audiobook excerpt from This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women, edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman. Based on the NPR series of the same name, This I Believe features eighty Americans, from the famous to the unknown, completing the thought that the book's title begins. Each piece compels readers to rethink not only how they have arrived at their own personal beliefs but also the extent to which they share

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This I Believe II Audiobook Excerpt--Robert Fulghum

Listen to Robert Fulghum, author of the bestselling book All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, talk about his belief in dancing in this audiobook excerpt from This I Believe II, edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman. This second collection of This I Believe essays gathers seventy-five essayists—ranging from famous to previously unknown—completing the thought that begins the book's title.

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This I Believe Audiobook Excerpt--William F. Buckley, Jr.

Listen to William F. Buckley, Jr., founder of the National Review, speak about his belief in God in this audiobook excerpt from This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women, edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman. Based on the NPR series of the same name, This I Believe features eighty Americans, from the famous to the unknown, completing the thought that the book's title begins.

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Jay Allison on the book This I Believe II

Hear Jay Allison, curator and producer of the National Public Radio series This I Believe, introduce the book This I Believe II, the second volume in the series that gathers essays from the NPR show, and listen to sample essays from the book.

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About the Author

Jay Allison
Jay Allison is one of public radio's most honored producers. He has produced hundreds of nationally broadcast documentaries and features for radio and television. His work has earned him the duPont-Columbia and five Peabody Awards, and he was the 1996 recipient of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's Edward R. Murrow Award for outstanding contributions to public radio, the industry's highest honor. He was the curator and producer of This I Believe on NPR and he produces The Moth Radio Hour. Before his career in broadcasting, Jay was a theater director in Washington, D.C. He is also the founder of the public radio stations for Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and Cape Cod where he lives.
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Jay Allison

Dan Gediman
Dan Gediman is the executive producer of This I Believe. His work has been heard on All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Fresh Air, Marketplace, Jazz Profiles, and This American Life. He has won many of public broadcasting’s most prestigious awards, including the duPont-Columbia Award.
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