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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.  Chet Bush is the author of Called to the Fire: A Witness for God in Mississippi -…

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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. 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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    Book Discussion on The Manor

    Mac Griswold talked about her book, The Manor: Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation on Long Island, in which she shares a history of a mansion on Shelter Island, New York that was built in…

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    Book Discussion on Crapalachia

    Scott McClanahan talked about his book, Crapalachia: A Biography of Place. He spoke The 2013 Southern Festival of Books, held on October 11-13, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. The festival…

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    Book Discussion on The President Has Been Shot!

    James Swanson talked about his book, The President Has Been Shot!: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy, in which he details the assassination of the 35th president. He spoke at the…

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    Book Discussion on The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap

    Wendy Welch talked about her book, The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap: A Memoir of Friendship, Community, and the Uncommon Pleasure of a Good Book, in which she tell her story of owning…

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    Book Discussion on Breach of Peace

    Eric Etheridge talked about his book Breach of Peace: Portraits of the 1961 Mississippi Freedom Riders (Atlas; Reissue edition May 23, 2008). He delivered an audio/visual presentation on…

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    A War Like No Other Panel

    Authors talked about their books on World War II. After their separate presentations they held a joint questioin and answer session for members of the audience. James Lee McDonough is…

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    Book Discussion on The Death of Meriwether Lewis

    Kira Gale talked about the book she co-wrote, The Death of Meriwether Lewis: A Historic Crime Scene Investigation (River Junction Press; April 1, 2009). In the book the authors examine the…

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    Book Discussion on The Making of a Catholic President

    Shaun Casey talked about his book The Making of a Catholic President: Kennedy vs. Nixon 1960 (Oxford University Press, USA; January 23, 2009). in his book about the 1960 presidential…

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    Book Discussion on Kabul 24

    Henry Arnold and Ben Pearson talked about their book Kabul 24: The Story of a Taliban Kidnapping and Unwavering Faith in the Face of True Terror (Thomas Nelson; September 29, 2009). The…

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    What Are You Reading? Jernard Wells

    Chef Jernard Wells, author of 88 Ways to Her Heart: “Cooking for Lovers” From the Kitchen to the Bedroom, talked about the book he is reading, Barack Obama’s Dreams of My…

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    Reading List: Audio Book Narrator

    Katherine Kellgren talked about her reading list.She was interviewed while attending the Southern Festival of Books, held October 10-12, 2008, in Nashville, Tennessee.

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    What Are You Reading? Robert Heller

    Robert Heller responded to the questions “What Are You Reading?” He mentioned research he had done for his recent book Living On: Portraits of Tennessee Survivors and…

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    What Are You Reading? Helen Hemphill

    Young adult author Helen Hemphill talked about the book she is reading, Ovtavian Nothing: Traitor to the Nation by M.T. Anderson. She was interviewed while attending the Southern Festival of…

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