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    Latino Book Industry: Authors & Illustrators

    Latino authors and book illustrators discussed their work, trends in the market and effective marketing. They emphasized ways to find and utilize Latino talent when publishing books.

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    Book Discussion on A True Republican: The Life of Paul Revere

    Ms. Triber discussed her book, A True Republican: The Life of Paul Revere, published by University of Massachusetts Press. The book explores the larger role of Revere in the…

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    100th Anniversary of Collegiate Dictionary

    Mr. Morris talked about words that are new to the dictionary this year. He also described the history of the Merriam-Webster New Collegiate Dictionary.

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    Middle East Issues

    Mr. Salhani discussed his book Black September to Desert Storm: A Journalist in the Middle East which details the hardships of life in a war zone.

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    Book Discussion on The Legacy of Dr. Spock

    Mr. Maier discussed his book The Legacy of Dr. Spock. After his discussion he attended a book singing.

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    Faulkner and American History

    Professor Polk talked about Nobel Prize winner William Faulkner’s use of U.S. history in several of his novels. After his prepared remarks, he took questions from the audience.

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    Book Discussion on Lessons from a Father to his Son

    The book sets forth lessons that Senator Ashcroft learned from his father, a pastor and college president. Senator Ashcroft described his book as designed to be an…

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    Book Discussion on Tainting Evidence

    Mr. Kelly discussed his book, Tainting Evidence: Inside the Scandals at the FBI Crime Lab, published by Free Press. The book discussed scandals in the FBI, and the way the FBI…

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    Book Discussion on Searchlight: The Camp That Didn't Fail

    Senator Harry Reid talked about the history of his hometown of Searchlight, Nevada, a small mining town. He also talked about his life in Searchlight and his experience writing his…

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    The Book Trip

    “The Book Trip” describes the journey of a book from writing to reader. Ms. Heilbrun talked about how she writes nonfiction books and mystery stories. Then others…

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    Book Discussion on The Burning of Washington

    At a Georgetown bookstore, Mr. Pitch discussed his book, The Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of 1814. The book covers the history of the 1814 British campaign to occupy the…

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    University Presses

    Mr. Faherty talked about the future of University Presses and the changes presently occurring in them. He mentioned the need to attract new members although association is in good…

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    Book Discussion on The First Impeachment

    Mr. Melton discussed his book, The First Impeachment: The Constitution’s Framers and the Case of Senator William Blount, published by Mercer University Press. The book…

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    Book Discussion on The Eleventh Commandment

    Lord Archer talked about his new political thriller, The Eleventh Commandment, published by Harper Collins, and which follows the adventures of a CIA assassin. He described how he…

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    BookExpo Feature

    Participants in the 1998 BookExpo America were interviewed and explained their companies and their objectives for the BookExpo.

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    BookExpo America

    Former Congresswoman Schroeder and others were interviewed on the floor of the exhibition hall.

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    Florence Harding: The First Lady: Speech

    Mr. Anthony discussed his book, Florence Harding: The First Lady, about Mrs. Harding and her life after the death of President Harding. Mrs. Harding became involved in…

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    Author Breakfast

    During a breakfast Mr. Blount, Ms. Rich and Mr. Lopez talked about their new books. This breakfast was part of the BookExpo festival in Chicago. The authors talked…

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    The New Press

    Ms. Gruen talked about the books published by The New Press.

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    Latino Book Industry: Latin America and Spain

    Panelists considered what’s new in book publishing in Latin America and Spain, including what types of books for adults and children are selling well abroad and who are the leading…

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