Marie Arana
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Marie Arana

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Marie Arana is a Literary Director for the National Book Festival of the Library of Congress with 49 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1996 Forum as a Deputy Editor for the Book World of the Washington Post. The year with the most videos was 2008 with eight videos as an Editor-in-Chief for the Book World of the Washington Post. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 1,215 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: 2 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


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

Recent Appearances

  • <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>


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

  • <em>Children of the Days</em>

    Children of the Days

    Eduardo Galeano talked about his book on world history, Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History, in which he…

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