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    Book Discussion on Real Native Genius

    Angela Hudson talked about her book, Real Native Genius: How an Ex-Slave and a White Mormon Became Famous Indians.

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    Book Discussion on The Peace that Almost Was

    Mark Tooley talked about his book, The Peace That Almost Was: The Forgotten Story of the 1861 Washington Peace Conference and the Final Attempt to Avert the Civil War.

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    Book Discussion on Section 60

    Robert Poole talked about his book, Section 60: Arlington National Cemetery, Where the War Comes Home.

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    Book Discussion on Havana Hardball

    Cesar Brioso talked about his book, Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and the Cuban League.

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    Book Discussion on Celebrity in Chief

    Kenneth Walsh appeared at the Fall for the Book festival in Fairfax, Virginia, to discuss his book, Celebrity in Chief.

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    Book Discussion on American Phoenix

    Jane Hampton Cook talked about her book, American Phoenix: John Quincy and Louisa Adams, the War of 1812, and the Exile that Saved American Independence. She spoke at the 2014 Fall for the…

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    Book Discussion on On Immunity

    Eula Biss talks about her book, On Immunity: An Inoculation. She spoke at the 2014 Fall for the Book festival, which took place on September 11-18 in Fairfax, Virginia. Ms. Biss…

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    Book Discussion on The Forgotten Black Soldiers in White Regiments During The Civil War

    Juanita Patience Moss talked about her book, The Forgotten Black Soldiers in White Regiments During The Civil War, in which she discusses the role of African-American soldiers in the Civil…

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    Book Discussion on Lincoln's Battle with God

    Stephen Mansfield talked about his book, Lincoln’s Battle with God: A President’s Struggle with Faith and What It Meant for America, in which he discusses Lincoln’s…

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    Book Discussion on World in Balance

    Brooke Stoddard talked about his book, World in Balance: The Perilous Months of June-October 1940. Mr. Stoddard was interviewed at the “Fall for the Book” festival, held at…

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    Book Discussion on Wandering Souls

    Professor Wayne Karlin discussed his book, Wandering Souls: Journeys With the Dead and the Living in Viet Nam, an account of a U.S. soldier’s journey to return a notebook taken from a…

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    Book Discussion on The Voluntourist

    Author Ken Budd talked about his book, The Voluntourist: A Six-Country Tale of Love, Loss, Fatherhood, Fate, and Singing Bon Jovi in Bethlehem, in which he explains why he decided to take…

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    Book Discussion on Business Networks in Syria

    Bassam Haddad discussed his book, Business Networks in Syria: The Political Economy of Authoritarian Resilience, and talked about the current political conflict in that country which had…

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    Mason Award Presentation and Lecture

    Author Neil Gaiman delivered the Mason Award lecture and answers questions from the Fall for the Book festival audience.  The Mason Award, presented annually at the Fall for the Book…

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    Book Discussion on The Coming Prosperity

    Author Philip Auerswald discussed his book, The Coming Prosperity: How Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Global Economy. Mr. Auerswald was interviewed at the “Fall for the…

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    Book Discussion on The Color Purple

    Author Alice Walker discussed her book, The Color Purple. Ms. Walker was interviewed at the “Fall for the Book” festival, held at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.…

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    Book Discussion on The Distance Between Us

    Author Reyna Grande talked about her book, The Distance Between Us: A Memoir, in which she shares her experiences growing up in Mexico without her parents, who immigrated to the United…

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    Book Discussion on SEAL Team Six

    Howard Wasdin talked about his book, SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper. He used slides during his presentation and then responded to questions from members of the…

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    Mason Award Presentation to Stephen King

    Stephen King was the recipient of the Fall for the Book’s 2011 Mason Award, which recognizes authors who have made extraordinary contributions to bringing literature to a wide reading…

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    Book Discussion on Stalling for Time

    Gary Noesner, former head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Crisis Negotiation Unit of the Critical Incident Response Group, talked about his experiences. Mr. Noesner…

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