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  • Panel Discussion on the Importance of Libraries
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    Panel Discussion on the Importance of Libraries

    Panelists talked about the importance of libraries. “The Importance of Libraries: Now and in the Future” was a panel discussion from the H.L. Mencken Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2016…

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  • Panel Discussion on the Book Industry
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    Panel Discussion on the Book Industry

    Panelists talked about the book industry and connecting authors and readers. “Connecting Authors and Readers” was a panel at the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2014 Gaithersburg…

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  • Panel Discussion on Independent Bookselling
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    Panel Discussion on Independent Bookselling

    Panelists talked about the book business from the perspective of independent booksellers. This presentation was in the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion on the grounds of City Hall at the…

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  • 2013 Gaithersburg Book Festival
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    2013 Gaithersburg Book Festival

    Book TV’s live coverage of the 4th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival from the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland included: Book Discussion…

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  • Panel on the Future of the Book and Book Store
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    Panel on the Future of the Book and Book Store

    A panel discussion was held on the future of the book and of the book store. Jim Milliot moderated a panel that included a book store owner, a publisher, and a literary agent. The panelists also…

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  • State of the Book Panel
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    State of the Book Panel

    Panelists discussed the state of the book publishing industry and future of the book as a medium and prospects for those seeking publication. The panelists responded to questions from members of the…

    322 views
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    American Uprising

    Daniel Rasmussen talked about his book American Uprising: The Untold Story of America’s Largest Slave Revolt (Harper). He responded to questions from members of the audience. This…

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    Arab Voices

    James Zogby talked about his book Arab Voices: What They Are Saying to Us and Why It Matters (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010). He responded to questions from members of the audience. This…

    170 views
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    India Calling

    Anand Giridharadas talked about his book India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking (Times Books, 2011), an account of his return to the India that his parents left. In…

    222 views
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    Ruthless

    Phil Trupp talked about his book Ruthless: How Enraged Investors Reclaimed Their Investments and Beat Wall Street (John Wiley and Sons, 2010). The veteran investigative journalist took…

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    Fire on the Horizon

    Tom Shroder talked about the book he co-wrote with former oil rig captain John Konrad, Fire on the Horizon: The Untold Story of the Gulf Oil Disaster (Harper, 2011). He responded to…

    133 views
  • The Caravan Project
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    The Caravan Project

    Peter Osnos, the founder of the Caravan Project, a new retail initiative that offers a book in multiple formats as either a traditional print or large print book, audio download, e-book or by the…

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  • BookExpo America Publisher Interview
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    BookExpo America Publisher Interview

    Mr. Taft spoke about titles forthcoming from Public Affairs Books, including The 9/11 Investigations, Masters of Chaos by Linda Robinson, and The Death Penalty on Trial by Bill Kurtis.…

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