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  • Authors Discuss the Environment
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    Panel Discussion on the Environment

    Panelists talked about the environment. Panelists included Douglas Brinkley, author of Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America, Edward Humes, author of Garbology:…

  • Panel Discussion on Infrastructure
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    Panel Discussion on Infrastructure

    Panelists talked about infrastructure. Panelists included Edward Humes, author of Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation; Jonathan Waldman, author of Rust: The…

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    2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    Book TV presents live coverage of Day 2 of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at the University of Southern California. Featured authors included Reza Aslan, Arianna Huffington, and…

  • Panel on Waste Disposal
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    Panel on Waste Disposal

    Authors talked about their books about waste disposal. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Madeleine Brand moderated. “Disposable Nation: Trash & Consequences” was a…

  • After Words with Edward Humes
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    After Words with Edward Humes

    Edward Humes talked about his book Eco Barons: The Dreamers, Schemers, and Millionaires Who Are Saving Our Planet (Ecco (March 3, 2009). In his book the Pulitzer Prize-winning author profiles…

  • Moments that Shaped America Panel
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    Moments that Shaped America Panel

    Authors Douglas Brinkley (The Great Deluge), Michael Eric Dyson (April 4, 1968), Edward Humes (Monkey Girl), and Bruce Watson (Sacco and Vanzetti) talked about their books in a panel…

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    Monkey Girl

    Edward Humes talked about his book Monkey Girl: Evolution, Education, Religion, and the Battle for America’s Soul, published by Ecco. He described the 2005 court case Kitzmiller et al. v. Dover Area School…

  • Facing Tough Issues Panel
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    Facing Tough Issues Panel

    A panel discussion called “Divided We Stand: Facing Tough Issues” was moderated by Matt Miller. Topics included evolution, religion, Hurricane Katrina, and other issues. The panelists responded…

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    School of Dreams

    Mr. Humes talked about his book, School of Dreams: Making the Grade at a Top American High School, published by Harcourt. The author spent a year teaching at Whitney High School in order to study…

  • The Art of Fact Literary Nonfiction
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    The Art of Fact: Literary Nonfiction

    Mr. Weinraub moderated a discussion on literary nonfiction by authors of nonfiction. The panelists include: Mark Bowden, author of Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World’s Greatest Outlaw,…