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    Author Discussion on the American Dream

    Authors talked about the “American dream.” The panelists were Eula Biss, author of Having and Being Had; Imani Perry, author of Breathe; Ada Calhoun, author of Why We Can’t Sleep; and Stephanie…

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    My Seditious Heart

    Booker Prize-winning author Arundhati Roy talked about global politics and the COVID-19 pandemic with Princeton University’s Imani Perry. This virtual event was hosted by Haymarket Books.

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    In Depth with Imani Perry

    Princeton University Professor Imani Perry talked about such topics as African-American history and racial inequality. Her books include Prophets of the Hood, May We Forever Stand, and Breathe:…

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    After Words with Ibram Kendi

    American University Professor Ibram Kendi argued that America must choose to be antiracist and work toward building an equitable society. He was interviewed by Imani Perry, author and…

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    Breathe

    Princeton University Professor Imani Perry talked about her book, Breathe: A Letter to My Sons, in which she offered her thoughts on race, gender, and class in America.

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    Jesse Jarnow, Tim Mohr and Imani Perry on Music and Social Movements

    Authors Jesse Jarnow (Wasn’t That a Time: The Weavers, the Blacklist, and the Battle for the Soul of America), Tim Mohr (Burning Down the Haus: Punk Rock, Revolution, and the Fall of the…

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    2019 PEN America Literary Awards

    Book TV presented coverage of the 2019 PEN America Literary Awards, which recognizes books in a range of categories, from biography and science writing to essays and poetry.

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    Uncovering the Legacies of Black Women

    Authors Blair Imani, Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Bridgett Davis, and Camille Acker talked about the importance of writing about overlooked figures in American history.

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    Discussion on James Baldwin's If Beale Street Could Talk

    Actress Ebony Obsidian, Princeton University Professor Imani Perry, and novelist Jacqueline Woodson talked about the importance of James Baldwin’s If Beale Street Could Talk.

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    Discussion on Race and Identity

    Authors Imani Perry, Sheryll Cashin, and Jabari Asim discussed race and identity.

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    Panel Discussion on Race and Politics

    Panelists at the Harlem Book Fair talked about race and politics. Samuel Roberts is the author of Infectious Fear: Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation, Nell Irvin Painter is the author…

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    Panel Discussion on American Morality

    Panelists talked about contemporary moral and political questions, as well as James Baldwin’s statement that, “Any real change implies the breakup of the world as one has always known it, the loss of all that gave…

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    Panel Discussion on the Black Arts Movement

    Panelists talked about the influence of the Black Arts Movement on contemporary literature. “The New Urban Aesthetics: The Black Arts Movement, Revised” was a panel at the 2014 Harlem Book Fair…

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