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    Book Discussion on Buckley and Mailer

    Professor Kevin Schultz talked about his book, Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship that Shaped the Sixties. He spoke with University of Chicago professor Jane Dailey.…

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    2015 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, Sunday

    Book TV was live at the 2015 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest on June 6-7, 2015. The event is the largest free outdoor literary event in the Midwest.

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    Book Discussion on Unforgettable

    Scott Simon talked about his memoir, Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime. This event took place in the north auditorium of Jones College Prep High School at…

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    In Depth with Lawrence Wright

    Lawrence Wright talked about his life and career and responded to viewer comments and questions. He was interviewed at the 2015 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest and also responded…

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    Book Discussion on Leaving Orbit

    Margaret Lazarus Dean talked about her book, Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight. She spoke with Robert Polito, author of Hollywood and God. “Space Age:…

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    Book Discussion on Days of Rage

    Bryan Burrough talked about his book, Days of Rage: America’s Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence. He spoke with Rick Perlstein, author of…

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    Book Discussion on The Hidden History of America at War

    Kenneth C. Davis talked about his book, The Hidden History of America at War: Untold Tales from Yorktown to Fallujah. He spoke with Mark Jacob, author of 10 Things You Might Not Know About…

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    Book Discussion on Dead Wake

    Erik Larson talked about his book, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania. He spoke with Chicago Tribune reporter Rick Kogan and responded to questions from members of the…

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    Book Discussion on The Birth of the Pill

    Jonathan Eig talked about his book, The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution. He spoke with Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich. “Jonathan…

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    Book Discussion on Jimmie Lee and James

    Steve Fiffer and Adar Cohen talked about their book, Jimmie Lee and James: Two Lives, Two Deaths, and the Movement that Changed America. They were joined by Reverend Joseph Ellwanger and…

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    Book Discussion on Believer and Culture Worrier

    David Axelrod, author of Believer: My Forty Years in Politics, and Clarence Page, author of Culture Worrier: Selected Columns 1984-2014: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change,…

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    Book Discussion on A Feathered River Across the Sky

    Joel Greenberg talked about his book, A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction. He spoke with Chicago Tribune correspondent and outdoor writer…

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    Book Discussion on The Ogallala Road and The Hard Way on Purpose

    Julene Bair, author of The Ogallala Road: A Memoir of Love and Reckoning, and David Giffels, author of The Hard Way on Purpose: Essays and Dispatches from the Rust Belt, talked about their…

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    Book Discussion on Good Talk, Dad

    Bill and Willie Geist talked about their book, Good Talk, Dad: The Birds and the Bees...and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have. They spoke with Chicago Tribune correspondent and radio…

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    Book Discussion on The Arsenal of Democracy

    A.J. Baime talked about his book, The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War. He spoke with Greg Burns, a member of the Chicago Tribune Editorial…

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    Book Discussion on The Bright Continent

    Dayo Olopade spoke about her book, The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules and Making Change in Modern Africa. She spoke with author and professor Doug Foster. This event took place in the…

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    Book Discussion on Fixing Illinois

    J. Thomas Johnson and James Nowlan, co-authors of Fixing Illinois: Politics and Policy in the Prairie State, talked about their book. They spoke with Chicago Tribune political reporter…

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    2014 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, Sunday

    Book TV’s live coverage of the 30th annual Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest on Sunday June 8, 2014 included, from the north auditorium of the William Jones College Preparatory…

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    Book Discussion on Finding the Dragon Lady

    Monique Brinson Demery talked about her book, Finding the Dragon Lady: The Mystery of Vietnam’s Madame Nhu, about the 1963 coup in South Vietnam that led to the execution of President…

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    Book Discussion on Bohemians

    Paul Buhle talked about his book, Bohemians: A Graphic History, which he co-edited with David Berger. He spoke with author Rick Perlstein. This event took place in the north auditorium…

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