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    Book Discussion on Until Tuesday

    Luis Carlos Montalván talked about his book, Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him. Mr. Montalván served in the U.S. Army for 17 years until he was…

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    Book Discussion on Those Angry Days

    Lynne Olson talked about her book, Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America’s Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941, in which she explores the debate over American…

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    Book Discussion on American Uprising

    Daniel Rasmussen talked about his book American Uprising: The Untold Story of America’s Largest Slave Revolt (Harper). He responded to questions from members of the audience.
    This…

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    Book Discussion on The Clockwork Universe

    Edward Dolnick talked about his book The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World (Harper, 2011), a group portrait of some great scientists at…

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    Book Discussion on Defenders of the Faith

    This is the fifth volume in a series of biographical histories on conflicts between Islam and Christianity throughout Western history. Mr. Reston focuses this book on the battles…

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    Book Discussion on The Violinist's Thumb

    Sam Kean talked about his book, The Violinist’s Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code, in which he explores the importance of…

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    2011 Gaithersburg Book Festival

    Live coverage was shown from the 2011 Gaithersburg Book Festival from the City Hall grounds in Gaithersburg, Maryland. 
    This program includes the re-airing of the live coverage and the…

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    Book Discussion on 38 Nooses

    Scott Berg talked about his book, 38 Nooses: Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the Frontier’s End, in which he recounts the Dakota War of 1862. He responded to questions from…

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    Book Discussion on The Compass of Pleasure

    David Linden talked about his book, The Compass of Pleasure: How Our Brains Make Fatty Foods, Orgasm, Exercise, Marijuana, Generosity, Vodka, Learning, and Gambling Feel So Good. He…

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    2013 Gaithersburg Book Festival

    Book TV’s live coverage of the 4th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival from the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland included:
    Book…

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    Book Discussion on American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America

    David Stewart talked about his book, American Emperor: Aaron Burr’s Challenge to Jefferson’s America. In this recounting of the political career of the vice president of the…

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    Book Discussion on Capturing Camelot

    Kitty Kelley talked about her book, Capturing Camelot: Stanley Tretick’s Iconic Images of the Kennedys, in which she presents images taken by photojournalist Stanley Tretick of…

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    Panel on the Future of the Book and Book Store

    A panel discussion was held on the future of the book and of the book store. Jim Milliot moderated a panel that included a book store owner, a publisher, and a literary agent. The…

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    Book Discussion on Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet

    John Turner spoke about his book, Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet, in which he recounts the life of Mormon leader Brigham Young. He responded to questions from members of the…

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    Book Discussion on To End All Wars

    Adam Hochschild talked about his book, To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918, which focuses on the now largely-forgotten opposition to World War I. He showed slides…

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    Book Discussion on Ruthless

    Phil Trupp talked about his book Ruthless: How Enraged Investors Reclaimed Their Investments and Beat Wall Street (John Wiley and Sons, 2010). The veteran investigative journalist took…

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    Book Discussion on The Alchemists

    Neil Irwin talked about his book, The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire, in which he explores the events that resulted in the financial crisis of 2008. He responded to…

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    State of the Book Panel

    Panelists discussed the state of the book publishing industry and future of the book as a medium and prospects for those seeking publication. The panelists responded to questions from…

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    Book Discussion on Innocent: Confessions of a Welfare Mother

    B. Morrison talked about her book, Innocent: Confessions of a Welfare Mother, in which she relates her own experiences to dispel some of the myths and misunderstandings about those living…

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    Panel Discussion on Independent Bookselling

    Panelists talked about the book business from the perspective of independent booksellers. 
    This presentation was in the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion on the grounds of City Hall…

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