2019 Brooklyn Book Festival Book TV covers the 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival with author discussions on criminal justice, LGBTQIA issues, immigration, the 2020 election, and more.

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    9:59 AM EDT

    Author Discussion on Criminal Justice

    John Pfaff, author of Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform; Rachel Barkow, author of Prisoners of Politics: Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarceration talked about criminal justice in America. They spoke at the 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival.

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    11:00 AM EDT

    Author Discussion on Critical Thinking

    Lewis Hyde, author of A Primer for Forgetting: Getting Past the Past; Bina Venkataraman, author of The Optimist’s Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age and James Williams, author of Stand Out of Our Light: Freedom and Resistance in the Attention Economy talked about thinking effectively and critically. They spoke at the 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival.

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    11:59 AM EDT

    Author Discussion on the Impact of Nonfiction Writing

    David France, author of How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Activists and Science Tamed AIDS, and Serhii Plokhy, author of Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe, talked about the impact of nonfiction authors on public opinion. They spoke at the 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival.

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    1:00 PM EDT

    Author Discussion on LGBTQIA Issues

    Samra Habib, author of We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir; Ryan O’Callaghan, author of My Life on the Line: How the NFL Damn Near Killed Me, and Ended Up Saving My Life; and William Dameron, The Lie: A Memoir of Two Marriages, Catfishing and Coming Out talked about discussed LGBTQIA issues. They spoke at the recent 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival.

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    2:00 PM EDT

    Author Discussion on Immigration

    Dina Nayeri, author of The Ungrateful Refugee: What Immigrants Never Tell You and Susan Kuklin, author of We Are Here to Stay: Voices of Undocumented Young Adults talked about immigration. They spoke at the 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival.

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    2:59 PM EDT

    Author Discussion on the Impact of the Trump Administration

    Authors discussed the impact of the Trump administration on government. They spoke at the 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival.

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    3:59 PM EDT

    Author Discussion on the 2020 Election

    Authors talked about race and the 2020 election. They spoke at the 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival.

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    5:01 PM EDT

    Author Discussion on Resistance Movements of the Past

    Nick Estes, author of Our History is the Future; DeRay NcKesson, author of On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope; and Paco Ignacio Taibo II, author of 68 talked about resistance movements throughout history. They spoke at the 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival.

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    10:00 AM EDT

    2019 Brooklyn Book Festival

    Book TV covers the 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival with author discussions on criminal justice, LGBTQIA issues, immigration, the 2020 election, and more.

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    12:00 AM EDT

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    Book TV covers the 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival with author discussions on criminal justice, LGBTQIA issues, immigration, the 2020 election, and more.