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    National Book Festival

    The first National Book Festival was experienced through a combination of author presentations, call-ins, and interviews from three locations: the Jefferson Building, the Madison Building…

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    Encyclopedia of the Library of Congress

    John Cole, co-editor of the Encyclopedia of the Library of Congress, published by Bernan Press, appeared on “The Book Guys” radio show to talk it. The book covers the history of the Library…

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    Ralph Ellison: A Biography

    Arnold Rampersad talked about his book Ralph Ellison: A Biography, published by Knopf. Professor Rampersad researched the life of Ralph Ellison, author of Invisible Man, whose meditations on African-American…

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    Tribute to Historian Daniel J. Boorstin

    Mr. Boorstin, historian and author, was honored for serving as Librarian of Congress from 1975 to 1987. A bio-bibliography of his work, Daniel J. Boorstin: A Comprehensive and Selectively…

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    For the Love of Books

    Mr. Schwartz will talk about his book For the Love of Books: 115 Celebrated Writers and the Books they Love Most, published by Putnam Pub Group. The book is a survey of the books that most…

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    The Book Guys

    Mr. Cuthbert and Mr. Stybeck talked about books, talked with guests via telephone and in the studio and appraised books for their value. The program is carried across National Public Radio…

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    The Book in America

    Mr. Clement talked about his book, The Book in America, which traces the history of books and reading in the U.S. and includes the history of authors, printers, reviewers and booksellers.…

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    A Gentle Madness

    Mr. Basbanes talked about his book, A Gentle Madness, which focuses on book collecting. He talked about why books fascinate people and another work on the same topic which he is currently…

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