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  • Brooklyn Book Festival Discussion on Nelson Mandela
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    Panel on Nelson Mandela

    Charlayne Hunter-Gault, author of New News Out of Africa: Uncovering Africa’s Renaissance, Alan Wieder, author of Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War Against Apartheid, and Sean Jacobs, author of Thabo…

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  • Discussion on Journalism and Politics
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    Discussion on Journalism and Politics

    Authors talked about the current relationship between journalism and politics. They spoke at the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival.

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  • Discussion on Innovation
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    Discussion on Innovation

    Authors Steven Johnson and Simon Winchester took part in a discussion from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival on innovation throughout history .

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  • Discussion on Immigration
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    Discussion on Immigration

    An author discussion on immigration from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival.

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  • Discussion on State Politics
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    Discussion on State Politics

    An author discussion on state politics from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival.

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  • Discussion on the Middle Class
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    Discussion on the Middle Class

    An author discussion on the middle class in America from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival.

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  • Discussion on the Art of the Accused
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    Discussion on the Art of the Accused

    A discussion on how to receive artists accused of crimes from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival.

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  • Discussion on Hate
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    Discussion on Hate

    Authors talked about prejudice, bias, and hate during a discussion from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival.

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  • Discussion on the Worldwide Impact of Art
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    Discussion on the Worldwide Impact of Art

    From the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival, Ian Buruma moderated a discussion with authors Mary Schmidt Campbell, Julian Lucas, and Philip Lopate on the global impact of art on social and…

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  • Panel Discussion on the Science of Time
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    Panel Discussion on the Science of Time

    Panelists talked about the science of time. Panelists included Alan Burdick, author of Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation; Jimena Canales, author of The Physicist and the…

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  • Panel Discussion on the Supreme Court
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    Panel Discussion on the Supreme Court

    Panelists talked about the Supreme Court. Panelists included Sheryll Cashin, author of Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy, and Norman Ornstein,…

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  • Panel Discussion on Free Speech
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    Panel Discussion on Free Speech

    Panelists talked about free speech. Panelists included Jelani Cobb, author and New Yorker staff writer; Michelle Goldberg, author and Slate columnist; and Suzanne Nossel, executive director of…

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  • Panel Discussion on Refugees
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    Panel Discussion on Refugees

    Panelists talked about refugees. Panelists included Deborah Campbell, author of A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War, and Oscar Martinez, author of A…

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  • emNew York Review of Booksem Contributors on Immigration
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    New York Review of Books Contributors on Immigration

    Contributors to the New York Review of Books talked about immigration. Panelists included Masha Gessen, author of The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia; Yasmine El…

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  • emA Colony in a Nationem
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    A Colony in a Nation

    Chris Hayes talked about his book, A Colony in a Nation, on race relations in America. He spoke with Heather McGhee, president of Demos. This talk took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book…

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  • Panel Discussion on Big Data
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    Panel Discussion on Big Data

    Panelists talked about big data. Panelists included Cathy O’Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy, and Tim Wu, author of The…

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  • Panel Discussion on Immigrants
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    Panel Discussion on Immigrants

    Panelists talked about immigrants. Panelists included Gabriel Thompson, author of Chasing the Harvest: Migrant Workers in California Agriculture, and Terry Hum, author of Making a Global…

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  • Panel Discussion on Political Parties and Elections
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    Panel Discussion on Political Parties and Elections

    Authors talked about political parties and elections. Panelists included Ralph Nader, author of Breaking Through Power: It’s Easier Than We Think; Thomas Frank, author of Listen, Liberal: Or What Ever…

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  • Authors Discuss Viruses and Microbes
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    Panel Discussion on Viruses and Microbes

    Authors talked about viruses and microbes. Panelists included Carl Zimmer, author of A Planet of Viruses and Ed Yong, author of I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life.…

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  • Panel Discussion on Economics
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    Panel Discussion on Economics

    Panelists talked about economic inequalities in America. Panelists included D.W. Gibson, author of The Edge Becomes the Center: An Oral History of Gentrification in the 21st Century and Marc Lamont Hill,…

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