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    Panel Discussion on Crime

    Ruben Castaneda, S Street Rising: Crack, Murder, and Redemption in D.C.; Sam Quinones, Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic; Barry Siegel, Manifest Injustice: The…

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    Panel Discussion on American History

    Edward Larson, The Return of George Washington, 1783-1789; Scott Martelle, The Madman and the Assassin: The Strange Life of Boston Corbett, the Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth; and Richard…

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    Panel Discussion on California History

    Steven Hackel, Junipero Serra: California’s Founding Father; Les Standiford, Water to the Angels: William Mulholland, His Monumental Aqueduct, and the Rise of Los Angeles; and Miriam…

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    Book Discussion on Citizen: An American Lyric

    Claudia Rankine talked about her book, Citizen: An American Lyric, with playwright and University of Southern California professor Brighde Mullins. She spoke at the 2015 Los Angeles Times…

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    2015 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Sunday

    Book TV is LIVE from day two of the 2015 annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California. Saturday’s coverage included: 2:00 PM…

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    Panel Discussion on Science Writing

    Amir Alexander, Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World; Michael Benson, Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time; and Martin Blaser, Missing Microbes:…

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    Panel Discussion on Biographies of World Leaders

    A. Scott Berg, Wilson; Kirstin Downey, Isabella: The Warrior Queen; and Stephen Kotkin, Stalin: Volume I - Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928, talked about their biographies of world leaders. The…

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    Panel Discussion on Publishing

    Reagan Arthur, senior vice president and publisher at Little, Brown and Company; Bonnie Nadell, president of Hill Nadell Literary Agency; and Ethan Nosowsky, editorial director at Graywolf…

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    2015 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Saturday

    BookTV is LIVE from day one of the 2015 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California. Saturday’s programming included: 1:30 PM ET…

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    Panel Discussion on Journalism

    Jeff Hobbs, The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League; Joshua Horwitz, War of the Whales: A True Story; Mark Schapiro, Carbon…

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    Book Discussion on The World Until Yesterday

    Jared Diamond talked about his book, The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?. Mr. Diamond spoke with Patt Morrison, columnist for the Los Angeles…

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    Panel Discussion on World Politics

    Panelists talked about foreign affairs and world politics.  The panelists included Joseph Cirincione, author of Nuclear Nightmares: Securing the World Before It Is Too Late, Greg…

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    Panel Discussion on Finance

    Panelists talked about the banking and finance industries.  Panelists included Anat Admati, co-author of The Bankers' New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do About…

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    Panel Discussion on Investigative Journalism

    Panelists talked about investigative journalism and “getting the story.” Panelists included Annie Jacobsen, author of Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program That…

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    Panel Discussion on Feminism

    Panelists talked about the evolution of feminism.  The panelists included Myra MacPherson, author of The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Sufferage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age, M.G. Lord,…

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    Panel Discussion on War

    Panelists talked about the effects of war on soldiers and their families. Panelists included David Finkel, author of Thank You For Your Service, Janet Burroway, author of Losing Tim: A…

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    Panel on Culture Wars

    Authors talked about their books on contemporary cultural issues, and also responded to questions from members of the audience. The panel was moderated by Los Angeles Times columnist…

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    Book Discussion on The Way of the Knife

    Mark Mazzetti talked about his book, The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth, in which he explores the changes to the the Central Intelligence…

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    Panel on Legalizing Marijuana

    Authors talked about their books on legalizing marijuana, and also responded to questions from members of the audience.*The panel was moderated by author Joe Mozingo. “Current Events:…

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    Open Phones with Kathleen Sharp

    Kathleen Sharp talked about her book, Blood Medicine: Blowing the Whistle on One of the Deadliest Prescription Drugs Ever, and responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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