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    Panel Discussion on Science Writing

    Amir Alexander, Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World; Michael Benson, Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time; and Martin Blaser, Missing Microbes:…

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    Panel Discussion on Biographies of World Leaders

    A. Scott Berg, Wilson; Kirstin Downey, Isabella: The Warrior Queen; and Stephen Kotkin, Stalin: Volume I - Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928, talked about their biographies of world leaders. The…

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    Panel Discussion on Publishing

    Reagan Arthur, senior vice president and publisher at Little, Brown and Company; Bonnie Nadell, president of Hill Nadell Literary Agency; and Ethan Nosowsky, editorial director at Graywolf…

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    Panel Discussion on Journalism

    Jeff Hobbs, The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League; Joshua Horwitz, War of the Whales: A True Story; Mark Schapiro, Carbon…

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    2015 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Saturday

    BookTV is LIVE from day one of the 20th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California. Our schedule of coverage includes: 1:30 PM ET…

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    Book Discussion on The World Until Yesterday

    Jared Diamond talked about his book, The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?. Mr. Diamond spoke with Patt Morrison, columnist for the Los Angeles…

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    Panel Discussion on World Politics

    Panelists talked about foreign affairs and world politics.  The panelists included Joseph Cirincione, author of Nuclear Nightmares: Securing the World Before It Is Too Late, Greg…

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    Panel Discussion on Finance

    Panelists talked about the banking and finance industries.  Panelists included Anat Admati, co-author of The Bankers' New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do About…

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    Panel Discussion on Investigative Journalism

    Panelists talked about investigative journalism and “getting the story.” Panelists included Annie Jacobsen, author of Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program That…

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    Panel Discussion on Feminism

    Panelists talked about the evolution of feminism.  The panelists included Myra MacPherson, author of The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Sufferage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age, M.G. Lord,…

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    Panel Discussion on War

    Panelists talked about the effects of war on soldiers and their families. Panelists included David Finkel, author of Thank You For Your Service, Janet Burroway, author of Losing Tim: A…

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    Panel on Culture Wars

    Authors talked about their books on contemporary cultural issues, and also responded to questions from members of the audience. The panel was moderated by Los Angeles Times columnist…

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    Book Discussion on The Way of the Knife

    Mark Mazzetti talked about his book, The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth, in which he explores the changes to the the Central Intelligence…

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    Panel on Legalizing Marijuana

    Authors talked about their books on legalizing marijuana, and also responded to questions from members of the audience.*The panel was moderated by author Joe Mozingo. “Current Events:…

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    Open Phones with Kathleen Sharp

    Kathleen Sharp talked about her book, Blood Medicine: Blowing the Whistle on One of the Deadliest Prescription Drugs Ever, and responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Panel on Landscapes

    Authors talked about their books on landscapes, and also responded to questions from members of the audience.*The panel was moderated by author Scott Martelle. “Nonfiction: Landscapes…

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    Book Discussion on Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

    Michael Moss talked about his book, Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.  He was interviewed while at the 2013…

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    Interview with Eddy Hartenstein

    Eddy Hartenstein and Max Nokias, founders of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, were interviewed at the 2013 book fair.

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    Book Discussion on Still the Best Hope

    Dennis Prager talked about his book, Still the Best Hope: Why the World Needs American Values to Triumph, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.  He was…

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    Panel on the Cold War

    Authors talked about their books on the Cold War, and also responded to questions from members of the audience.*The panel was moderated by Los Angeles Times political correspondent James…

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