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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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    Literature About New York City

    Panelists discussed their different approaches to writing about New York City. Frank McCourt taught English at public high schools in New York City for more than 30 years, Jimmy Breslin has…

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    Posterity

    Dorie McCullough Lawson introduced several fellow authors, who read selected letters from her new book, Posterity: Letters of Great Americans to Their Children, published by Doubleday. Panelists,…

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    Reflections on Careers in Writing

    As part of a project sponsored by C-SPAN Television Networks and Time Warner Cable to encourage dialog between students and national figures, Mr. McCourt spoke about his life and career as…

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