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  • emWill Rogers A Biographyem
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    Will Rogers: A Biography

    The author discussed his book Will Rogers: A Biography, published by Alfred A. Knopf. The book examines the life and career of the famous political satirist. Mr. Yagoda also discussed the…

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  • Celebrating Will Rogers
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    Celebrating Will Rogers

    A panel discussion was held on the legacy of Will Rogers. Mr. Yagoda wrote Will Rogers: A Biography, published by A.A. Knopf. Drawing on previously unavailable letters, his book is a major…

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  • emNew Yorkerem 75th Anniversary
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    New Yorker 75th Anniversary

    Past and present contributors spoke about their work for the New Yorker, the style of the magazine, and its appeal to readers. Following their remarks they answered questions from the…

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  • A Celebration of Philadelphia Writers
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    A Celebration of Philadelphia Writers

    Mr. Yagoda read selected portions from his upcoming book about the New Yorker magazine.

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  • Literary Techniques in NonFiction Writing
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    Literary Techniques in Non-Fiction Writing

    Panelists discussed how authors use creative techniques in writing non-fiction works. The panelists felt it is important to get to know the characters so well that you know how they would…

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