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  • Helen Thorpe on emSoldier Girlsem
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    Soldier Girls

    Helen Thorpe talked about her book, Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War, about three women who joined the Indiana National Guard and were deployed to Iraq and…

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  • Panel Discussion on American Novels
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    Panel Discussion on American Novels

    Maureen Corrigan, author of So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures, and Andrew Levy, author of Huck Finn’s America: Mark Twain and the Era That Shaped His Masterpiece, talked…

    624 views
  • Geoff Dyer on emAnother Great Day at Seaem
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    Another Great Day at Sea

    Geoff Dyer talked about his book, Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush, about his experiences while living aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush. This…

    706 views
  • emEli Reed A Long Walk Homeem
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    Eli Reed: A Long Walk Home

    Eli Reed talked about his book, Eli Reed: A Long Walk Home, about his career and collection of photos spanning over four decades. This event took place at the third annual San Antonio Book…

    379 views
  • Panel Discussion on World War II Internment
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    Panel Discussion on World War II Internment

    Jan Jarboe Russell, author of The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II, and Richard Reeves, author of Infamy: The…

    346 views
  • Andrew Yang on emSmart People Should Build Thingsem
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    Smart People Should Build Things

    Andrew Yang talked about his book Smart People Should Build Things: How to Restore Our Culture of Achievement, Build a Path for Entrepreneurs, and Create New Jobs in America, in which he…

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  • Panel Discussion on Latino America
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    Panel Discussion on Latino America

    Matt Barreto, co-author of Latino America: How America’s Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation, and Henry Flores, author of Latinos and the Voting Rights Act: The Search for…

    150 views
  • emThe Boomem
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    The Boom

    Russell Gold talked about his book The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World, in which he explores the rise of fracking and its various impacts…

    573 views
  • emDarlingem
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    Darling

    Richard Rodriguez talked about his memoir, Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography, at the 2014 San Antonio Book Festival. This event took place at the second annual San Antonio Book Festival,…

    276 views
  • Panel Discussion on Stories That Shaped San Antonio
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    Panel Discussion on Stories That Shaped San Antonio

    Panelists talked about the history of San Antonio, Texas. Panelists included Nick Kotz, author of The Harness Maker’s Dream: Nathan Kallison and the Rise of South Texas, and Ignacio Garcia, author of…

    119 views
  • Panel Discussion on Government Surveillance and Privacy
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    Panel Discussion on Government Surveillance and Privacy

    Panelists talked about government surveillance and privacy. Panelists included Heidi Boghosian, author of Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance and John…

    278 views
  • emThe Crusades of Cesar Chavezem
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    The Crusades of Cesar Chavez

    Miriam Pawel talked about her book, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography, in which she chronicles the life and activism of United Farm Workers co-founder and president Cesar Chavez.…

    326 views
  • emLetter Composed During a Lull in Fightingem
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    Letter Composed During a Lull in Fighting

    Kevin Powers talked about his book of poetry Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting. Mr. Powers answered questions from the festival audience following his talk. This event took…

    218 views
  • emAmericas Fiscal Constitutionem
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    America's Fiscal Constitution

    Bill White talked about his book, America’s Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse, in which he discusses America’s history of limiting how federal debt is used and the abandonment…

    111 views