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    Gore Vidal on Writing

    Gore Vidal discussed his writing life with Jay Parini. Among the topics they discussed were his book on Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Americans' unfamiliarity with…

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    Ethel and Julius Rosenberg

    David Levering Lewis moderated a conversation between Michael Meeropol, the eldest son of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg and his daughter, Ivy Meeropol, the director and producer of Heir to an…

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    The Novelistic Essay and the Essayistic Novel

    From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, essayist and novelist Geoff Dyer delivered a talk entitled, “The Novelistic Essay & the Essayistic Novel.”

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    Eric Foner Remarks on History and Fiction

    Author and historian Eric Foner presented his thoughts on history and fiction in a talk entitled, “Rethinking and Re-imaging the Past in a Changing World.”

    Eric Foner is a…

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    Historical Methods and Practice Panel

    Eric Foner moderated a panel discussion, "How Can We Know (and Tell) What Happened in the Past?, with authors Jill Lepore, David Levering Lewis, Megan Marshall, and Patricia…

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    Book Discussion on At Home in the World

    Ms. Maynard talked about her book At Home in the World, published by Picador USA. She focused on her experiences as the former live-in girlfriend of writer J.D. Salinger, and…

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    Boundaries of History Panel

    Peter Ho Davies, Megan Marshall, Sena Jeter Naslund, Patricia O’Toole, and Barry Unsworth participated in a panel discussion entitled “The Boundaries of History, Historical…

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    Historical Fiction Panel

    Authrs Jane Kamensky and Jill Lepore took part in a discussion on history and fiction entitled, “Taking Liberties - Fiction and the Archives” and read from their co-authored…

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    Book Discussion on Hemingway's Boat

    From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, Paul Hendrickson talked about his book, Hemingway’s Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost.

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    Panel Discussion on Facts and Fiction

    From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, panelists talked about the use and effect of facts when writing fiction. Panelists included authors Pico Iyer, Colm…

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    Jose Marti

    Mr. Goldman talked about Jose Marti and his importance as a political leader who wanted to help free Cuba. Marti was killed in 1895 in the Cuban revolution. Marti was also a…

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    Immigrant Writers and American Literature

    Panelists who are immigrants discussed the impact of immigrant writers on American literature. Moderator Hampl wrote A Romantic Education. Ms. Tan wrote The Bonesetter’s…

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    Biographies and the Limits of Objectivity

    From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, authors Jay Parini, Brenda Wineapple, Edmund White and Phyllis Rose talked about biographies and the limits of…

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    Biography and Fiction

    From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, biographer Robert Richardson delivered a talk entitled, “In Search of Lost Time: Biography and Fiction.”

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    The Mysteries of Life and the Universe

    Award-winning writers talked about how science writing changes the way people view the universe and about the importance of dispelling myths. Margulis is the author of Symbiotic…

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    Book Discussion on Land of Marvels

    Barru Unsworth read from his new novel, Land of Marvels (Nan A. Talese; January 6, 2009). The book is set in 1914 and focuses on the attempts by Western nations to control parts of…

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    Book Discussion on To Catch the Lightning

    Alan Cheuse talked about To Catch the Lightning (Sourcebooks Landmark; October 1, 2008). His novel is based on the life of photographer Edward Curtis, who photographed Native American…

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    Immigration and Displacement Panel

    Panelists discussed immigration, displacement, and the difficulty of adjusting to a new culture. Mr. Dickstein moderated the panel, which was entitled "The Mythology of the…

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    Vietnamese Voice in American Literature

    Hosted by Ms. Lanpher, the panelist talked about the Vietnamese voice in American literature. Mr. Butler, who wrote A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, talked about the…

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    Impact of Culture

    Authors Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Clark Blaise, Elizabeth Nunez and Bharati Mukherjee discussed their immigrant experiences. The panelists related the stories and experiences created…

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