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  • emNow  Then From Coney Island to Hereem
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    Now & Then: From Coney Island to Here

    Mr. Heller talked about his book, Now & Then: From Coney Island to Here. He focused on his childhood and experiences from World War II.

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  • emLolitaem and American Morality
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    Lolita and American Morality

    Mr. Amis discussed Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita.

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  • emMayor Corningem
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    Mayor Corning

    Mr. Grondahl talked about his new book, Mayor Corning: Albany Icon, Albany Enigma. The book examines the life of Erastus Corning, who served as the mayor of Albany, NY, for 42 years. Mr.…

    102 views
  • emHand to Mouthem
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    Hand to Mouth

    Professor Wood questioned Mr. Auster about his memoir, Hand to Mouth: A Chronicle of Early Failure. The book describes his experiences as a young, struggling novelist. Mr. Auster also took…

    215 views
  • Book Publishing Dead or Alive
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    Book Publishing: Dead or Alive?

    A forum was held to discuss the state of the publishing industry, which was moderated by Mr. Auletta. They talked about the sales of trade books, amount of books being returned and a…

    45 views
  • Book of the Month Club
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    Book of the Month Club

    Mr. Tobin talked about how the club operates, specifically how it selects its books. It was founded in 1926 and is currently owned by Time-Warner. He also talked about his career in the…

    38 views
  • emThe Courage to Stand Aloneem
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    The Courage to Stand Alone

    Authors, activists, and public officials read portions from The Courage to Stand Alone: Letters from Prison and Other Writings. It is a collection of writings by Wei Jingsheng, who has…

    190 views
  • Audio Book Publishing Industry
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    Audio Book Publishing Industry

    Ms. Friedman talked about the growth and operations of the audio book publishing industry. This was the last in a series of interviews with New York publishing figures.

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  • Book Publishing
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    Book Publishing

    Mr. Bellow talked about his experiences publishing history and political works. He has worked with several conservative authors, such as Dinesh D’Souza, David Brock and Charles Murray, and…

    69 views
  • New York Public Library
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    New York Public Library

    Mr. LeClerc talked about the New York Public Library system. He highlighted various topics, including the different parts of the system, the challenges of running it and how it is utilizing…

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