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  • The Art of Biography Panel
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    The Art of Biography Panel

    Michael Korda spoke with authors Christopher Hitchens and Francine Prose about biographical writing at the Smithsonian Castle in Washington, D.C. All three authors were writing books for the…

    660 views
  • Memoirs Panel
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    Memoirs Panel

    A panel discussion was held on memoirs. Three authors read from portions of their memoirs and spoke about their writings. Following their individual presentations, the authors collectively…

    186 views
  • 20th Century Science Panel
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    20th Century Science Panel

    Scientific authors participated in a panel discussion on scientists. Among the topics they discussed were measuring the size of the galaxy; the work and life of scientist Kurt Godel; and…

    197 views
  • emBuddhaem
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    Buddha

    Ms. Armstrong discussed some of the themes of her biography Buddha, published as part of the Penguin Lives series by Viking. Ms. Armstrong discussed some of the major aspects of Buddha’s life and teachings.…

    837 views