Library of Congress podcast about “Bolivar: American Liberator”

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Marie is interviewed by Francisco Macías for the Library of Congress archives. Hear the podcast here. Description: Francisco Macias from the Library of Congress speaks with Marie Arana, who appeared at the National Book Festival on September 21, 2013, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Biography: The daughter of a Peruvian father and an […]

Review of William Easterly’s “Tyranny of Experts”

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Can a whole global development community be wrong? Can it be that it’s been wrong since the beginning? That the glittering palaces dedicated to fighting poverty — the World Bank, the United Nations, the Gates and Rockefeller foundations, not to mention the aid agencies, think tanks, and well-meaning initiatives by policy experts and Hollywood stars […]

Recent Interviews

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NPR, Time Magazine, WAMU Radio, Washingtonian, El Universal, Caretas (Peru), and others  interview Marie about Bolívar, the process of writing, and the Latin American character.   WAMU RADIO: Click here for the WAMU interview with Jonathan Wison conducted in Marie’s office at the Library of Congress. QUOTE: “You begin to think about power and how people […]


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