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  • 2013 National Book Awards
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    2013 National Book Awards

    The National Book Foundation presented the 2013 National Book Awards at a ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary…

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  • A Tribute to John Updike
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    A Tribute to John Updike

    A panel of fellow writers and friends talked about two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Updike, who died on January 27, 2009, at the age of 76. Authors Nicholson Baker, who wrote about his Updike…

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  • Writing Memoirs
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    Writing Memoirs

    Charles McGrath moderated a panel discussion on memoir writing. Panelists discussed their writings and the truthfulness of memoirs. Daniel Mendelsohn is the author of The Lost: A Search for Six of Six…

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  • The Art of Criticism
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    The Art of Criticism

    The panelists discussed the craft of book reviewing. After the discussion they answered questions from members of the audience.

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  • Inside the emNew York Timesem Book Review
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    Inside the New York Times Book Review

    Panel members talked about covering the publishing industry and reviewing books. They also answered questions from the audience.

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  • Childrens Best Sellers List
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    Childrens Best Sellers List

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  • Author Interview
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    Author Interview

    Mr. McGrath discussed editing, Books of the Century. This book is a collection of the high points of book reviews in the New York Times. He also looked back on the legacy of American…

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  • Book Reviewing
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    Book Reviewing

    Several book review editors discussed the art of book reviewing. They also offered advice to authors and publishers on how to get works reviewed by major publications. Following their…

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  • Washington Journal Friday
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    Washington Journal: Friday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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  • Book Reviewing
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    Book Reviewing

    Mr. McGrath talked about the process of reviewing books and the role which reviews play in the book retailing industry.

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