Sunday Book & Author Breakfast

John Hodgman talked about his book, his comedy routine, and the novel Dune by Frank Herbert. The panel talked about the media,… read more

John Hodgman talked about his book, his comedy routine, and the novel Dune by Frank Herbert. The panel talked about the media, specifically the 24-hour news cycle, book publishers, the role of philanthropy in modern society, and intellectual property rights. They answered questions from the audience.

Ted Turner is the founder of CNN and co-author of Call Me Ted, published by Grand Central Publishing. Azar Nafisi is the author of Things I’ve Been Silent About: A Memoir of Family and Reading Lolita in Tehran, both published by Random House. Denis Lehane is the author of The Given Day: A Novel, published by William Morrow. Comedian John Hodgman moderated and is the author of More Information Than You Require, published by Dutton. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Azar Nafisi Visiting Fellow Nitze (Paul H.) School of Advanced International Studies->Foreign Policy Institute
  • Ted Turner Founder and Chairman United Nations Foundation
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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Aug 23, 2008

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  • Aug 23, 2008 | 10:49am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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