Marie Arana
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Marie Arana

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Marie Arana is a Literary Director for National Book Festival in the Library of Congress with 50 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1996 Forum as a Deputy Editor for Book World in the Washington Post. The year with the most videos was 2008 with eight videos as an Editor-in-Chief for Book World in the Washington Post. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 1,251 views per program as a Writer at Large for the Washington Post. Most appearances with Connie Doebele (6), James H. Billington (3), Jonathan Yardley (3). Most common tags: Arts & Literature, About Books, Book Business.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2016 - Present Literary Director, National Book Festival, Library of Congress Videos: 3 c. September 1, 2009 - Present Member, Scholar's Council, Library of Congress Videos: 2 c. December 1, 2008 - Present Writer at Large, [Washington Post] Videos: 7 c. September 23, 2000 - Present Editor, Book World, [Washington Post] Videos: 10 c. March 20, 1996 - Present Deputy Editor, Book World, [Washington Post] Videos: 4

Previously

Editor-in-Chief, Book World, [Washington Post] c. January 1, 2003 - c. December 1, 2008 Videos: 24

Recent Appearances

  • Memorial Service for Former Librarian of Congress James Billington

    Memorial Service for Former Librarian of Congress James Billington

    Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY),…

  • <em>Where the Past Begins</em>

    Where the Past Begins

    Novelist Amy Tan reflected on her writing life at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

  • National Book Festival Preview

    National Book Festival Preview

    Marie Arana spoke by telephone about that day’s 16th annual National Book Festival. She talked about how the festival had…

  • <em>Bolivar</em>

    Bolivar

    Marie Arana talked about her book, Bolivar: American Liberator, in which she recalls the life of Simon Bolivar (1783-1830). Bolivar, a…

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