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    Presidential Biographers Panel

    David Remnick, David Maraniss, Jonathan Alter, and Jacob Weisberg talked about their respective biographies of Presidents Obama, Clinton, Carter, and Reagan. The panel was moderated by…

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    Panel Discussion on Biographies

    Panelists talked about writing biographies. Panelists included Terry Alford, author of Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth; Kirstin Downey, author of Isabella: The Warrior Queen; and…

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    Price of Fame

    Sylvia Jukes Morris talked about her book, Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce, her second volume on the life of conservative commentator and former Representative Clare Booth Luce…

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    Biographies and the Limits of Objectivity

    From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, authors Jay Parini, Brenda Wineapple, Edmund White and Phyllis Rose talked about biographies and the limits of…

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    Panel on the Presidency

    Presidential biographers and historians Robert Caro, Bob Clark, and Ted Sorensen discussed their research and writings on former Presidents Lyndon Johnson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and John…

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    Art of the Biographer

    James Atlas moderated a panel of biographers who talked about their books and about writing biographies. After their presentations they answered questions from members of the audience.…

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    Art of Biography Panel

    Edmund White Rimbaud: The Double Life of a Rebel), Les Standiford, The Man Who Invented Christmas: How Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol Rescued His Career and Revived Our Holiday…

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