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  • emRegarding the Pain of Othersem Book Group Discussion
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    Regarding the Pain of Others Book Group Discussion

    The Broad Street Books of Ghent Nonfiction Book Club met to discuss Susan Sontag’s book Regarding the Pain of Others, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The book explored photographic…

  • In Depth with Susan Sontag
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    In Depth with Susan Sontag

    Ms. Sontag is a human rights activist, playwright, essayist and cultural critic. Her books include novels, a collection of short stories, and works of non-fiction, including Against…

  • emI Thought My Father Was Godem
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    I Thought My Father Was God

    Mr. Auster, editor of I Thought My Father Was God, and Jacki Lyden, of National Public Radio, hosted a reading of fifteen of the stories included in the book. The book is an anthology of…

  • emWhere the Stress Fallsem
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    Where the Stress Falls

    Susan Sontag talked about her new book, Where the Stress Falls: Essays, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The book is a collection of Ms. Sontag’s writings on topics such as…

  • National Book Awards Ceremony
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    National Book Awards Ceremony

    In a ceremony moderated by Mr. Martin, jury chairpersons awarded National Book Awards to authors in several genres.

  • emIn Americaem
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    In America

    Ms. Sontag talked about her book In America: A Novel, published by Farrar, Strous, and Giroux. Set in the late nineteenth century, the novel chronicles the travels of a Polish-born actress…

  • National Book Award Finalists Readings
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    National Book Award Finalists Readings

    Finalists for the National Book Awards 2000 in non-fiction, fiction, poetry, and young people’s literature read from their works. Mr. Cadnum read from The Book of the Lion, published by Viking…

  • emNew York Review of Booksem 35th Anniversary
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    New York Review of Books: 35th Anniversary

    Authors and poets read from their own selected books and poetry.

  • Prose Readings
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    Prose Readings

    Several authors read from their works to honor the 50th anniversary of Farrar, Strauss and Giroux. Mr. Merkin read from Tom Wolfe’s profile of Roger Straus because Mr. Wolfe was ill and…