David Kipen

c. September 1, 2005 - Present Director, Literature, National Endowment for the Arts Videos: 2 c. January 1, 2000 - Present Critic, Books, [San Francisco Chronicle] Videos: 4 c. March 25, 2001 - Present Member, National Book Critics Circle Videos: 1

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    The Big Read

    Mr. Kippen talked about “The Big Read,” a program developed at the National Endowment for the Arts to restore reading to its place in…

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    After Words with Nicholas Basbanes

    David Kipen interviewed Nicholas Basbanes about his book Every Book Its Reader: The Power of the Printed Word to Stir the World, published by HarperCollins. In this study of…

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    Reviews of Embargoed Books

    At BookExpo America 2005 in New York City, a panel discussion was held on the embargoed book review titled “The Broken Standard of…

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    BookExpo America Book Critic Interview

    Book critic Kipen talked about many of the books he is seeing at BookExpo.

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