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    Publishing News on September 13, 2014

    Publishing news from the week ending September 13, 2014.

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    University of Wyoming Toppan Library

    Anne Marie Lane talked about the rare books history course taught at the University of Wyoming’s Toppan Library. Ms. Lane, the Head Librarian, said that rare books are an…

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    Discussion on What Women Really Want

    Ann-Marie Murrell and Gina Loudon talked about their book, What Women Really Want, and its philosophy of rejecting traditional feminism in favor of standing “firm against the forces…

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    Wind City Books

    Morgan Reimann talked about Wind City Books in Casper, Wyoming, as well as the book business and literary scene in the city. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in…

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    Interview with Anthony Marx

    President and CEO Anthony Marx talked about the past, present, and future of the New York Public Library.

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    2014 New York Public Library Tour, Rose Reading Room

    Ann Thornton gave a tour of the Rose Reading Room at the New York Public Library.

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    Book Discussion on 935 Lies

    Charles Lewis talked about 935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America’s Moral Integrity. In the book he wrote that “values of honesty, transparency, accountability…

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    Book Discussion on Firing Back

    Former Representative Todd Akin (R-MO) talked about his book, Firing Back: Taking on the Party Bosses and Media Elite to Protect our Faith and Freedom, in which he talks about his life in…

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    Q&A with Fred Kaplan

    Fred Kaplan, author of John Quincy Adams: American Visionary, talked about the sixth U.S. president and shared his experiences as a biographer of literary and political figures such as Gore…

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    Book Discussion on A Spy for the Union

    Corey Recko talked about his book A Spy for the Union: The Life and Execution of Timothy Webster. Timothy Webster was a policeman and then a Pinkerton detective before becoming a spy for…

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    Beaverdale Books

    Alice Meyers talked about Beaverdale Books, an independent bookstore in Des Moines, Iowa, that features a special "local authors "section. She also talked about the importance of…

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    Panel Discussion on Multicultural Book Publishing

    Panelists talked about alternative approaches, including library acquisitions, alternative book distribution, book festivals, and developing the educational book market, to increase public…

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    Lemuria Books

    Joe Hickman talked about Lemuria Books in Jackson, Mississippi, an independent bookstore specializing in first editions. Mr. Hickman showed items from Lemuria’s collection…

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    Tour of Simon and Schuster

    BookTV toured the book publisher Simon and Schuster and spoke with many of the people involved in guiding a book from acquisition to publication. The tour included interviews with…

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    Book Discussion on Blood Feud: The Clintons vs.The Obamas

    Edward Klein talked about his book, Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. The Obamas, which examines the sometimes rocky relationship between the political families. Topics included…

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    Left Bank Books

    Co-Owner Kris Kleindienst talked about Left Bank Books in St. Louis, Missouri. Founded in 1969, Left Bank Books is an independently-owned bookstore offering both new and used…

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    Panel Discussion on Creating Books

    Panelists talked about how a book is created. The panelists included Lin Enger, author of The High Divide; Kathy Pories and Ina Stern of Algonquin Books; literary agent P.J. Mark; and…

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    Panel Discussion on the Book Business

    Panelists talked about the future of bricks and mortar book retailers. The panelists included Oren Teicher, chief executive officer of the American Booksellers Association; Mike…

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    James Patterson on Independent Bookselling

    James Patterson and other panelists talked about the book business and Mr. Patterson’s intention to give $1 million in grants to independent bookstores.  The panel,…

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    Panel Discussion on Technology and Publishing

    Panelists talked about how technology is affecting publishing content. The panelists included Adeena Karasick, media and communications professor, Fordham University; Ralph Rivera,…

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