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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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    Huckleberry Finn in the 1990s

    In a panel discussion to celebrate a new edition of Huckleberry Finn, which contains previously unpublished portions of the manuscript, participants discussed the literary and historical…

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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…