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    2021 National Book Awards

    Book TV presented coverage of the 72nd annual National Book Awards. This virtual event was hosted by the National Book Foundation.

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    Publisher and Author Discussion on Multi-ethnic Representation in Publishing

    Publishers and authors discussed multi-ethnic representation in publishing. This video was provided by the Brooklyn Book Festival.

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    Author Discussion on Political Partisanship

    Authors Carol Anderson, One Person, No Vote; Luis Alberto Urrea, The House of Broken Angels; and Noa Baum, A Land Twice Promised; offered their thoughts on political partisanship. This…

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    2018 National Book Awards

    Book TV presented coverage of the 69th annual National Book Awards, which included awards in non-fiction and fiction categories. Novelist Isabel Allende was awarded the Medal for…

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    Panel Discussion on Human Rights

    Panelists talked about human rights. Panelists included Margaret Regan, author of Detained and Deported: Stories of Immigrant Families Under Fire; Luis Alberto Urrea, author of The Devil’s Highway: A…

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    Open Phones with Luis Urrea

    Luis Alberto Urrea, author of Tijuana Book of the Dead and The Devil’s Highway: A True Story, talked about his books and responded to viewer questions and comments. He was interviewed at…

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    Panel Discussion on Charles Bowden's Southwest

    Jim Harrison, Luis Urrea, and Clara Jeffery talked about author Charles Bowden’s love of the Southwest and his interest in life along the U.S. Mexican Border. “Charles Bowden’s Southwest”…

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    Panel Discussion on U.S.-Mexico Border

    Panelists talked about issues related to the U.S.-Mexico Border. Panelists included, Luis Urrea, author of The Devil’s Highway: A True Story and Anna Ochoa Leary and Scott Whiteford,…

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    Panel Discussion on ¡Ban This! The BSP Anthology of Xican@ Literature

    Editor Santino Rivera and contributors Andrea Serrano, Lizz Huerta, and Gustavo Arellano talked about their book, ¡Ban This! The BSP Anthology of Xican@ Literature, an anthology of…

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    2013 Tucson Festival of Books, Saturday

    Events shown during the first day of the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books included: Book Discussion on Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher 311173-2 Panel Discussion on ¡Ban This! The BSP…

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    The Devil's Highway

    Luis Alberto Urrea talked about immigration and his book, The Devil’s Highway: A True Story, published by Little, Brown. It was a fictional account of 26 men who lost their way along the Camino…

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    Death and Drugs on the Border

    Robert Rivard moderated a panel discussion titled “River of Violence: Death and Drugs on the Border.” They discussed illegal immigration across the Mexican border and the demand for drugs in the…

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    Writing Memoirs

    Writers talked about the process of writing memoirs. They read from their works and responded to questions from the audience. Ms. Beckerman wrote Mother of the Bride, Mr. MacDonald wrote All…

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