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    U.S. Meat Industry

    Ted Conover talked about his Harper’s cover story, “The Way of All Flesh: Undercover in an Industrial Slaughterhouse,” on the meat industry in the United States, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    After Words with Piper Kerman

    Piper Kerman, a Boston-bred, Smith graduate, details her experience within the legal system after being convicted on money-laundering and drug-trafficking charges in 1998. She later served…

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    Submersion Journalism

    Journalists talked about their stories in the book being released that day, Submersion Journalism: Reporting in the Radical First Person from Harper’s Magazine (New Press; September 17, 2008). Bill Wasik,…

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    Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing

    Mr. Conover talked about his book Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing, published by Random House. In order to do research, the author took a job as a prison guard. The book relates the author’s…

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    The New New Journalism

    Mr. Boynton talked about his book The New New Journalism: Conversations with America’s Best Nonfiction Writers on Their Craft, published by Vintage. He and several contributors talked about…

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    National Book Critics Circle Book Awards Ceremony

    Winners for the publishing year 2000, announced during this program, were: Ted Conover, author of Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing, for General Nonfiction; Cynthia Ozick, author of Quarrel and…

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    National Book Critics Circle Book Awards Readings

    Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Book Awards for books published in 2000 read from their works.

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