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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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    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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    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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    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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