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    How to Read and Why

    Harold Bloom talked about his book, How to Read and Why, published by Scribner. The book focused on the reading of many different genres, saying that books should be read slowly and with…

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    Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human

    Mr. Bloom talked about his book, Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human, published by Riverhead Books. The book is about Mr. Bloom’s belief that “personality, in our sense, is a Shakespearean…

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    In Depth with Harold Bloom

    Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University and Berg Professor of English at New York University was interviewed about his life and work. He has written more than twenty…

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    Stories and Poems

    Professor Harold Bloom read from his book, Stories and Poems for Extremely Intelligent Children of All Ages, published by Scribner. The book is a collection of short stories and poems,…

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    Download or Die: The Future of E-Publishing

    Panel members focused on issues involving publishing and the marketing of electronic books, and the implications for the publishing industry. Among the issues they addressed were costs of…

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    National Book Awards Nonfiction Readings

    Selected authors read excerpts from their award winning nonfiction books.

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    Nathanael West Writings

    This forum focuses on the life and works of Nathanael West, who produced four novels during his lifetime. The forum was co-hosted by the Library of America, which had just published a collection…

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