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  • emExplaining Hitlerem and emThe Zone of Interestem
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    Explaining Hitler and The Zone of Interest

    Ron Rosenbaum talked about the updated edition of his book, Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil, about the many theories of how Adolf Hitler formed his ideologies and…

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  • emYear Zeroem
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    Year Zero

    Ian Buruma, professor of democracy, human rights, and journalism at Bard College, talked about his book, Year Zero: A History of 1945, in which he examines the world following the end of…

    1,447 views
  • 2012 National Book Awards
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    2012 National Book Awards

    Television and radio host Faith Salie hosted the 63rd annual National Book Awards. The National Book Foundation presented The Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to author…

    814 views
  • Authors on Christopher Hitchens emMortalityem
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    Authors on Christopher Hitchens' Mortality

    Martin Amis, Carol Blue, Cary Goldstein, and Robert Weil discussed Christopher Hitchens' book Mortality, in which Mr. Hitchens, while suffering from esophageal cancer, described the torments of…

    2,190 views
  • A Tribute to Christopher Hitchens
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    A Tribute to Christopher Hitchens

    A tribute was held for author Christopher Hitchens, who died on December 15, 2011. Numerous speakers, including family, friends, and colleagues, spoke about their relationships and read…

    8,574 views
  • Private Lives Discussion
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    Private Lives Discussion

    Moderated by Mr. Buford, authors discussed the difficulties that arise when writing a memoir, as well as the fine line between the memoir and the novel. They answered audience members' questions. Frank…

    411 views
  • emExperience  A Memoirem
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    Experience: A Memoir

    Mr. Amis talked about his book Experience: A Memoir, published by Talk Miramax Books. The book recounts events from his own writing career, offers insight into the British literary scene,…

    551 views
  • Nabokov Centenary Celebration
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    Nabokov Centenary Celebration

    Authors paid tribute to the life and career of Vladimir Nabokov, best known for his work Lolita. They spoke about his impact on the literary community and how his ideas challenged Cold War Soviet…

    809 views
  • emLolitaem and American Morality
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    Lolita and American Morality

    Mr. Amis discussed Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita.

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  • Masculinity in Modern Literature
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    Masculinity in Modern Literature

    After an introduction by Mr. Bellow Mr. Amis spoke about the concept of masculinity in modern literature, especially in the poetry of Philip Larkin and Robert Bly. He spoke about how the…

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