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    Leaving Orbit

    Margaret Lazarus Dean talked about her book, Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight. She spoke with Robert Polito, author of Hollywood and God. “Space Age: Margaret…

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    2014 National Book Awards

    The National Book Foundation presented the 65th annual National Book Awards in New York City, including the announcements of the winners for Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, and Young People’s…

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    2012 National Book Critics Circle Awards

    Book TV presents the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Awards from The New School in New YorkCity. The awards are presented annually by the nation’s critics in six categories, non-fiction,…

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    2009 National Book Critics Circle Awards Ceremony

    Each year the National Book Critics Circle nominates authors of books from six categories: fiction, general non-fiction, autobiography, biography, criticism, and poetry. During this event,…

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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…

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    National Book Awards Finalists Readings

    Finalists from various categories of the National Book Awards read from their works.

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    What's American About American Poetry?

    The festival held a discussion on the state of American poetry. Poets from across America talked about their experiences and work. Mr. Pinsky joined the group to share his ideas on poetry…

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    Drug Treatment

    Mayors and other local law enforcement officials heard from drug treatment experts on the importance of drug treatment in overall drug control. The panelists examined why treatment is…

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