Andrew Hacker and Claudia Dreifus

Andrew Hacker teaches at Queens College and Claudia Dreifus is on the faculty as Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. They are the authors of Higher Education?, which has recently been released in paperback by St.Martin's/Griffin.

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A History of Contraception

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'A Music That Has No End'

In Spain, a flamenco guitarist hustles to make a modest living.

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