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  • Comparing Approaches to Historical Narrative
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    Comparing Approaches to Historical Narrative

    Cokie Roberts moderated a panel discussion entitled “Doing History: Comparing Approaches to the Historian’s Craft.” Participants included historical novelist Thomas Mallon, historical…

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  • Panel Discussion on Ronald Reagan
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    Panel Discussion on Ronald Reagan

    H.W. Brands, author of Reagan: The Life and Thomas Mallon, author of Finale: A Novel of the Reagan Years, talked about their books on Ronald Reagan. “Reagan: A Life in Fact and Fiction”…

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  • Interview on emFinaleem
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    Interview on Finale

    Thomas Mallon talked about his book, Finale: A Novel of the Reagan Years. This interview was held at the 38th annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser held by…

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  • The Legacy of John F Kennedy
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    The Legacy of John F. Kennedy

    Historians and authors at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, Massachusetts talked about President Kennedy’s legacy on the 50th anniversary of his death. Speakers included…

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  • Future of Book Publishing
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    Future of Book Publishing

    Panelists talked about using lessons of the past to guide the future of the book publishing industry. Among the topics they addressed were providing access to books and services for the…

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  • emWatergate A Novelem
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    Watergate: A Novel

    Thomas Mallon talked about his book, Watergate: A Novel. He was interviewed while at the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall. The program opened and closed with…

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  • 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…

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  • emWatergate A Novelem
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    Watergate: A Novel

    Thomas Mallon, author of Watergate: A Novel, in conversation with Authors Guild president Scott Turow. He responded to questions from members of the audience. This was an event in the University…

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  • emMrs Paines Garageem
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    Mrs. Paine's Garage

    Mr. Mallon read from and discussed his book, Mrs. Paine’s Garage and the Murder of John F. Kennedy, published by Pantheon Books. His book is the true story of Ruth Hyde Paine, the woman who was a friend and…

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  • National Book Awards Dinner
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    National Book Awards Dinner

    Various authors and historians paid tribute to the recipients of the National Book Awards. They also discussed the importance of maintaining high quality non-fiction books even with the…

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  • National Book Critics Circle Awards
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    National Book Critics Circle Awards

    The National Book Critics Circle Awards presented its annual awards. Each year, they award prizes to books in five categories: Biography and Autobiography, Anne Fadiman won in General Nonfiction…

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  • The Memoir Explosion
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    The Memoir Explosion

    The panelists discussed the recent popularity of memoirs in American literature and why this trend has occurred. Mr. McCourt’s memoir was recently awarded the Pulitzer Prize. The panelists…

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