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  • Award Winning Authors  Books
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    Award Winning Authors & Books

    Book TV looked at award winning authors and their books.

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  • 2020 J Anthony Lukas Prize
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    2020 J. Anthony Lukas Prize

    Book TV provided coverage of the 2020 J. Anthony Lukas Prize, sponsored by Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University to “recognize excellence in…

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  • emAn American Summerem
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    An American Summer

    Alex Kotlowitz discussed his book, An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago, a look at the problem of gun violence in the city.

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  • emAmity and Prosperityem
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    Amity and Prosperity

    Journalist Eliza Griswold reported on the impact of fracking on a small town near Appalachia.

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  • Washington Ideas Forum Final Panel
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    Washington Ideas Forum, Final Panel

    In a series of interviews, race relations, food security, poverty, and other social issues were talked about. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spoke about her novel Americanah, a Nigerian girl’s account of…

    356 views
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    After Mandela

    Douglas Foster talked about his book, After Mandela: The Struggle for Freedom in Post-Apartheid South Africa. He spoke with Alex Kotlowitz, author of Never a City So Real: A Walk in Chicago. This…

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  • 2013 emChicago Tribuneem Printers Row Lit Fest Saturday
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    2013 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, Saturday

    Book TV’s live coverage of the 9th annual Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest on Saturday, June 8, 2013 included: Book Discussion on Walter’s Perspective and First Son 313184-2 Book Discussion…

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  • emNever a City So Real  A Walk in Chicagoem
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    Never a City So Real: A Walk in Chicago

    Alex Kotlowitz talked about his book Never a City So Real: A Walk in Chicago, published by Crown. After the discussion, he responded to audience questions.

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  • emCourtroom 302  A Year Behind the Scenesem
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    Courtroom 302: A Year Behind the Scenes

    Steve Bogira talked about his book Courtroom 302: A Year Behind the Scenes in an American Criminal Courthouse, published by Knopf. Stuart Dybek and Alex Kotlowitz joined him in a discussion…

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