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    Author Interview

    Tavis Smiley was interviewed about his book, What I Know for Sure: My Story of Growing Up in America, published by Doubleday. Mr. Smiley described an incident when he was 13 years…

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    Author Interview

    Michelle Slatalla talked about her book The Town on Beaver Creek: The Story of a Lost Kentucky Community, published by Random House. In the book Michelle Slatalla describes how her…

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    Book Projects

    Cornell West talked about the value of reading classic texts during a time of political turmoil and also described two books he was writing.  br/ Professor West was interviewed at the…

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    Author Interview

    Denise Grady talked about her book, Deadly Invaders: Virus Outbreaks Around the World, from Marburg Fever to Avian Flu, published for the New York Times by Kingfisher. The book is…

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    Author Interview

    David Kamp talked about his book, The United States of Arugula: How We Became a Gourmet Nation, published by Broadway. He said that food choices now in the United States are more…

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    Book Discussion on The Shakespeare Wars

    Ron Rosenbaum talked about his book The Shakespeare Wars: Clashing Scholars, Public Fiascoes, Palace Coups, published by Random House. Mr. Rosenbaum took seven years to research…

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    Writing about Religion

    Panelists talked about the role religion plays in political conflicts and the role faith has played in wars. After their discussion they responded to audience members'…

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    Author Interview

    Bart Ehrman was interviewed about his book Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why, published by HarperSanFrancisco. A New Testament scholar, Professor Ehrman…

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    Writing Memoirs

    Charles McGrath moderated a panel discussion on memoir writing. Panelists discussed their writings and the truthfulness of memoirs.  br/ Daniel Mendelsohn is the author of The…

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    Opinion Writing

    Members of the New York Times editorial board talked about the decision-making process of putting together the “op-ed” page. They discussed the process of expressing…

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    Book Discussion on More Book Lust

    Nancy Pearl was interviewed about her book More Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason, published by Sasquatch Books. She spoke about works she enjoyed and…

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    Great Read in the Park Interview

    Zach and Andrew Weiss spoke about books they were reading. They also discussed their favorite books and their writings. The two are twin brothers and were interviewed in front of…

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    His Oldest Friend: The Story of an Unlikely Bond

    Sonny Kleinfeld was interviewed about his book His Oldest Friend: The Story of an Unlikely Bond, published by Times Books. He talked bout the friendship between Margaret Oliver, a…

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    Book Discussion on The Last True Story I\'ll Ever Tell

    John Crawford was interviewed about his memoir The Last True Story I’ll Ever Tell: An Accidental Soldier’s Account of the War in Iraq, published by Riverhead Books. He…

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    Book Discussion on On Bullshit

    Program contains language that some viewers might find offensive. br/ Professor Frankfurt was interviewed at the New York Times Great Read in the Park about his book On Bullshit, published…

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    Book Discussion on Evidence of Harm: Mercury in Vaccines and the Autism Epidemic

    Mr. Kirby was interviewed at the New York Times Great Read in the Park about his book Evidence of Harm: Mercury in Vaccines and the Autism Epidemic: A Medical Controversy, published by…

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    Book Discussion on Where God Was Born: A Journey by Land to the Roots of Religion

    Mr. Feiler was interviewed at the New York Times Great Read in the Park about his book Where God Was Born: A Journey by Land to the Roots of Religion, published by William…

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    Book Discussion on Finding Martha\'s Vineyard: African Americans at Home on an Island

    Ms. Nelson was interviewed at the New York Times Great Read in the Park about her book Finding Martha’s Vineyard: African Americans at Home on an Island, published by…

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    Book Discussion on The Tender Bar: A Memoir

    Mr. Moehringer was interviewed about his book The Tender Bar: A Memoir, published by Hyperion. He talked about his early life experiences at his uncle’s saloon that provided…

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    Book Discussion on Five Families: Rise, Decline, and Resurgence of Mafia Empires

    Mr. Raab was interviewed at the New York Times Great Read in the Park about his book Five Families: The Rise, Decline, and Resurgence of America’s Most Powerful Mafia Empires,…

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