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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. He spoke in Room 16 of the Legislative Plaza at the 2014 Southern Festival of Books, held from…

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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. He spoke in Room 16 of the Legislative Plaza at the 2014 Southern Festival of Books,…

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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. He spoke in Room 16 of the Legislative Plaza at the 2014 Southern…

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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. He spoke in Room 16 of the Legislative Plaza at the 2014 Southern Festival of Books, held from October 10-12 in Nashville,…

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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. 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.  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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