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T.R. Reid

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T.R. Reid is the author of five books in English and two in Japanese. Through his reporting for The Washington Post, his syndicated weekly column, and his light-hearted commentary from around the world for National Public Radio, he has become one of America’s best-known foreign correspondents. Reid lives in London.

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The Chip
How Two Americans Invented the Microchip and Launched a Revolution
Written by T.R. Reid


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: October 9, 2001
Price: $16.00

Barely fifty years ago a computer was a gargantuan, vastly expensive thing that only a handful of scientists had ever seen. The world’s brightest engineers were stymied in their quest to make these machines small and affordable until the solution finally came from two ingenious young Americans. Jack Kilby and Robert... Read more >
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The Chip
How Two Americans Invented the Microchip and Launched a Revolution
Written by T.R. Reid


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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Confucius Lives Next Door
What Living in the East Teaches Us About Living in the West
Written by T.R. Reid


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 24, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Confucius Lives Next Door
What Living in the East Teaches Us About Living in the West
Written by T.R. Reid


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 28, 2000
Price: $15.95

Those who've heard T. R. Reid's weekly commentary on National Public Radio or read his far-flung reporting in National Geographic or  The Washington Post know him to be trenchant, funny, and cutting-edge, but also erudite and deeply grounded in whatever subject he's discussing. In Confucius Lives Next Door he brings... Read more >
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