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    Book Discussion on The Book of Jezebel

    Anna Holmes talked about her book, The Book of Jezebel: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Lady Things. She spoke in the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2014 Gaithersburg Book…

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    Panel Discussion on the Book Industry

    Panelists talked about the book industry and connecting authors and readers. "Connecting Authors and Readers" was a panel at the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2014…

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    Book Discussion on Empty Mansions

    Bill Dedman, co-author of Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune, talked about the life and wealth of heiress Huguette Clark,…

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    Book Discussion on Collision 2012

    Dan Balz talked about his book, Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America. He spoke in the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2014 Gaithersburg Book…

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    Book Discussion on This Town

    Mark Leibovich talked about his book, This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral-Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!-in America’s Gilded Capital. He spoke in the James Michener Non-Fiction…

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    Panel Discussion on the World Wars

    Wil S. Hylton, author of Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II, and John Ross, author of Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age…

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    Book Discussion on Through the Perilous Fight

    Steve Vogel talked about his book, Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the Nation, in which he chronicles the British invasion of Chesapeake Bay and the burning of Washington…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 National Insecurity

    Mel Goodman talked about his book, National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism, in which he argues that our current level of spending on defense is excessive and is making us less…

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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 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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    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 City of Scoundrels

    Gary Krist talked about his book, City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago. He talked about a series of disasters in 1919 that threatened the dream of…

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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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    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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