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    Book Fairs and Festivals

    A list of upcoming books fairs and festivals as of August 22, 2015.

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    Panel Discussion on the Civil War

    Michael Ballard, author of The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles; Timothy Smith, author of Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front; Thomas Parson, author of Work…

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    Panel Discussion on History and Biography

    Panelists talked about their books and about the process of writing both history and biography. The panel is moderated the University of Mississippi’s Curtis Wilkie. The…

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    Panel Discussion on Civil Rights History

    Panelists talked about the history of civil rights in America. The panel was moderated by Robby Luckett, director of the Margaret Walker Center for the Study of the African-American…

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    Panel Discussion on Eudora Welty

    Panelists talked about the life and work of writer Eudora Welty. The panel was moderated by Peggy Whitman Prenshaw of Milsaps College. The panelist were: Suzanne Marrs and Tom…

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    Panel Discussion on Harper Lee

    Panelists talked about the life and work of author Harper Lee. The panel was moderated by Amanda Nelson, managing editor at Book Riot. The panelists were: Kerry Madden, author of…

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    Panel Discussion on Race and Politics

    Panelists at the Harlem Book Fair talked about race and politics. Samuel Roberts is the author of Infectious Fear: Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation, Nell Irvin…

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    Panel Discussion on African-American Identity

    Panelists at the Harlem Book Fair talked about African-American identity. Nell Irvin Painter is the author of The History of White People, Noliwe Rooks is the author of Hair Raising:…

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    Book Discussion on Spectacle

    Pamela Newkirk discusses her book, Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga, with Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. “Pride…

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    Panel Discussion on Economics

    Panelists at the Harlem Book Fair talked about economics. Dalton Conley is the author of Being Black, Living in the Red: Race, Wealth, and Social Policy in America, William Tabb is the…

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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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    Book Discussion on Timeless

    Lucinda Franks talked about her book, Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in…

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    Book Discussion on When Books Went to War

    Molly Guptill Manning talked about her book, When Books Went to War: The Stories that Helped Us Win World War II. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt…

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    Book Discussion on The First Lady of Radio

    Stephen Drury Smith talked about his book, The First Lady of Radio: Eleanor Roosevelt’s Historic Broadcasts. An excerpt from a broadcast was played. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading…

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    Book Discussion on When Government Helped

    Sheila Collins and Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg talked about their book, When Government Helped: Learning from the Successes and Failures of the New Deal. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival…

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    Book Discussion on A Quiet Victory for Latino Rights

    Patrick Lukens talked about his book, A Quiet Victory for Latino Rights: FDR and the Controversy Over "Whiteness". The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt…

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    Book Discussion on Harry Hopkins

    Christopher O’Sullivan talked about his book, Harry Hopkins: FDR’s Envoy to Churchill and Stalin. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt…

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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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    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 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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