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    Book Discussion on The Invitation

    Clifton Taulbert talked about his book, The Invitation, a memoir about how he dealt with the experience of a supper invitation to a former plantation house in Allendale, South Carolina,…

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    Panel Discussion on the Pacific Theater of WWII

    James Scott, author of The War Below: The Story of Three Submarines that Battled Japan, and Jack McCall, editor of Pacific Time on Target: Memoirs of a Marine Artillery Officer, 1943-1945,…

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    Book Discussion on Through the Heart of Dixie

    Anne Sarah Rubin talked about her book Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman’s March and American Memory. She showed illustrations during her talk and then responded to questions from…

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    Panel Discussion on Modern Conflicts

    Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, author of Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam, Ganesh Sitaraman, author of The Counterinsurgent’s Constitution: Law in the…

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    Book Discussion on Embattled Rebel

    James McPherson talked about his book, Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief. br/ He spoke in Room 16 of the Legislative Plaza at the 2014 Southern Festival of Books, held…

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    Book Discussion on Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and Other Persons of Interest

    Curtis Wilkie talked about his book, Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and Other Persons of Interest. br/ He spoke in Room 16 of the Legislative Plaza at the 2014 Southern Festival of…

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    Panel Discussion on Legislating Equality in Sports and Society

    Andrew Maraniss, author of Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South and Clay Risen, author of The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil…

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    Panel Discussion on Race and Inequality

    Alice Goffman, author of On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City, Ellen Spears, author of Baptized in PCBs: Race, Pollution, and Justice in an All-American Town, and Chris Tomlinson,…

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    Panel Discussion on War and Its Aftermath

    Jennifer Percy, author of Demon Camp: A Soldier’s Exorcism, Kenneth MacLeish, author of Making War at Fort Hood: Life and Uncertainty in a Military Community, and Kayla Williams,…

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    Panel Discussion on Southern Identity

    Blain Roberts, author of Pageants, Parlors, and Pretty Women: Race and Beauty in the Twentieth-Century South and Marcie Cohen Ferris, author of The Edible South: The Power of Food and the…

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    Book Discussion on Auto Biography

    Earl Swift talked about his book, Auto Biography: A Classic Car, an Outlaw Motorhead, and 57 Years of the American Dream. br/ He spoke in Room 16 of the Legislative Plaza at the 2014…

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    Book Discussion on Fire Shut Up in My Bones

    Charles Blow talked about his memoir, Fire Shut Up in My Bones. br/ He spoke in Room 16 of the Legislative Plaza at the 2014 Southern Festival of Books, held from October 10-12 in…

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    Book Discussion on No Good Men Among the Living

    Anand Gopal talked about his book, No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and The War Through Afghan Eyes. br/ He spoke in Room 16 of the Legislative Plaza at the 2014 Southern…

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    Book Discussion on The Material Gene

    Kelly Happe talked about her book, The Material Gene: Gender, Race, and Heredity after the Human Genome Project, in which she discusses the cultural and social impacts of the study of…

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    Panel Discussion on Race Relations in the American South

    Authors talked about the history of race relations, civil rights, and justice in the American South.  br/ Chet Bush is the author of Called to the Fire: A Witness for God in…

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    Book Discussion on Coup

    Keel Hunt talked about his book, Coup: The Day the Democrats Ousted Their Governor, Put Lamar Alexander in Office Early, and Stopped a Pardon Scandal, in which he recounts the removal of…

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    Panel Discussion on Mental Health

    Authors talked about issues relating to mental health in both America and the rest of the world. br/ Kenneth Macleish is the author of Making War at Fort Hood: Life and Uncertainty in a…

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    Book Discussion on God's Hotel

    Victoria Sweet talked about her book, God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine, in which she chronicles the history of San Francisco’s Laguna…

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    Book Discussion on Knocking on Heaven's Door

    Katy Butler talked about her book, Knocking on Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death, in which she argues for more humane, less invasive end-of-life care. She spoke at…

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    Book Discussion on Milliken's Bend

    Linda Barnickel talked about her book, Milliken’s Bend: A Civil War Battle in History and Memory, in which she chronicles a Civil War battle in which a Union force composed…

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