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    Stars in Their Courses

    The author discussed his book, Stars in Their Courses: The Gettysburg Campaign, published by Random House. The book focuses on the role of “fate” in determining the defeat of General Robert E.…

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    Why Read?

    Professor Edmundson talks about his book Why Read?, published by Bloomsbury USA. The book is on the relationship between a liberal arts education and literature. The author writes that…

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    In Depth with Shelby Foote

    Mr. Foote conducted a tour of his home. Then, sitting at the desk where he does all his writing, talked about his entire body of work, described his writing process, and responded to audience…

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    The Correspondence of S. Foote and W. Percy

    Mr. Foote talked about the recent book, The Correspondence of Shelby Foote and Walker Percy, edited by Jay Tolson and published by W.W. Norton and Co. Mr. Foote talked about his lifelong…

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    About Books Special

    The three authors talked about the state of book writing and selling and took questions from viewers by telephone. They discussed various issues, including the process of writing and researching, the problems with the publishing industry and which authors are…