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    The Witches

    Stacy Schiff talked about her book The Witches: Suspicion, Betrayal, and Hysteria in 1692 Salem, in which she recalls the Salem Witch Trials. She spoke on the History and Biography Stage at…

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    The Perfectionists

    Simon Winchester provided a history of technology, from the Industrial Revolution to today.

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    The Witches

    Stacy Schiff talked about her book The Witches: Salem, 1692, in which she recalls the Salem Witch Trials.

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    Q&A with Stacy Schiff

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Stacy Schiff talked about her book, The Witches: Salem 1692, about the Salem Witch Trials, and the events leading up to them.

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    The Quartet

    Joseph Ellis talked about his book The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789, in which he examines why America’s newly independent states decided to accept a…

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    The Witches

    Stacy Schiff talked about her book, The Witches: Salem, 1692. She was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show, held at the Javits Convention Center in…

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    Q&A with Stacy Schiff

    Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Stacy Schiff discussed her 2010 biography, Cleopatra: A Life. Ms. Schiff talked about growing up in western Massachusetts and her early days as an editor with publishers Viking…

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    Life & Times of Benjamin Franklin

    Three of the most prominent recent biographers of Benjamin Franklin participated in a discussion at the National Constitution Center. Jim Lehrer, who wrote The Franklin Affair: A Novel, published by…

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    Cleopatra: A Life

    Stacy Schiff talked about her book Cleopatra: A Life (Little, Brown and Company, 2010). She responded to questions from members of the audience. This was a 4:25 p.m. program in the History…

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    Art of Biography Panel

    Edmund White Rimbaud: The Double Life of a Rebel), Les Standiford, The Man Who Invented Christmas: How Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol Rescued His Career and Revived Our Holiday…

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    The Great Improvisation

    Stacy Schiff talked about her book The Great Improvisation: Benjamin Franklin, France and the Birth of America, published by Henry Holt and Company. The author told the story of Benjamin Franklin’s…

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    Antoine de Saint-Exupery 100th Birthday

    The panel members read from their books about the life of author Antoine de Saint-Exupery in honor of his 100th birthday. They talked about Saint-Exupery’s most famous book, The Little…

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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…

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