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  • Author Discussion on the Impact of Nonfiction Writing
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    Author Discussion on the Impact of Nonfiction Writing

    David France, author of How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Activists and Science Tamed AIDS, and Serhii Plokhy, author of Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe,…

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  • Author Discussion on LGBTQIA Issues
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    Author Discussion on LGBTQIA Issues

    Samra Habib, author of We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir; Ryan O’Callaghan, author of My Life on the Line: How the NFL Damn Near Killed Me, and Ended Up Saving My Life; and…

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  • Author Discussion on the Impact of the Trump Administration
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    Author Discussion on the Impact of the Trump Administration

    Authors discussed the impact of the Trump administration on government. They spoke at the 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival.

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  • Author Discussion on the 2020 Election
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    Author Discussion on the 2020 Election

    Authors talked about race and the 2020 election. They spoke at the 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival.

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  • Author Discussion on Resistance Movements of the Past
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    Author Discussion on Resistance Movements of the Past

    Nick Estes, author of Our History is the Future; DeRay NcKesson, author of On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope; and Paco Ignacio Taibo II, author of 68 talked about resistance…

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  • Author Discussion on Immigration
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    Author Discussion on Immigration

    Dina Nayeri, author of The Ungrateful Refugee: What Immigrants Never Tell You and Susan Kuklin, author of We Are Here to Stay: Voices of Undocumented Young Adults talked about immigration.…

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  • Author Discussion on Critical Thinking
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    Author Discussion on Critical Thinking

    Lewis Hyde, author of A Primer for Forgetting: Getting Past the Past; Bina Venkataraman, author of The Optimist’s Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age and James Williams, author of…

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  • Author Discussion on Criminal Justice
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    Author Discussion on Criminal Justice

    John Pfaff, author of Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform; Rachel Barkow, author of Prisoners of Politics: Breaking the Cycle of Mass…

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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

    A panel of authors discussed immigration at the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival.

    340 views
  • Discussion on State Politics
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    Discussion on State Politics

    A panel of authors discussed state politics at the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival.

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  • Discussion on the Middle Class
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    Discussion on the Middle Class

    A panel of authors discussed the middle class in America, at 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 panel of authors discussed how to receive artists accused of crimes. The discussion occurred at 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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