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    Truevine

    Beth Macy talked about her book, Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother’s Quest - A True Story of the Jim Crow South. She spoke at the 28th annual Southern Festival of Books in…

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    Blood at the Root and Hanging Bridge

    Patrick Phillips, author of Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America and Jason Ward, author of Hanging Bridge: Racial Violence and America’s Civil Rights Century, discuss their…

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    My Father and Atticus Finch

    Joseph Beck talked about his book, My Father and Atticus Finch: A Lawyer’s Fight for Justice in 1930s Alabama. He spoke at the 28th annual Southern Festival of Books in Nashville.

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    Strangers in Their Own Land

    Arlie Russell Hochschild talked about her book, Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right. She spoke at the 28th annual Southern Festival of Books in Nashville,…

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    Hunting Girls

    Professor Kelly Oliver talked about her book, Hunting Girls: Sexual Violence from The Hunger Games to Campus Rape. She spoke at the 28th annual Southern Festival of Books in Nashville.…

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    Hook and Where the River Bends

    Randall Horton, author of Hook: A Memoir, and Michael McRay, author of Where the River Bends: Considering Forgiveness in the Lives of Prisoners, discuss their respective books. They spoke…

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    We Are Charleston

    Co-authors Marjory Wentworth, Bernard Powers, and Herb Frazier talked about their book, We Are Charleston: Tragedy and Triumph at Mother Emanuel. They spoke at the 28th annual Southern…

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    Strong Inside and Making the Unequal Metropolis

    Andrew Maraniss, author of Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South, and Ansley Erickson, author of Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation…

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    Spain in Our Hearts

    Adam Hochschild talked about his book Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, in which he provides a history of the Spanish Civil War. He spoke at the 28th…

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    Brother Bill and Jimmy Carter

    Daryl Carter, author of Brother Bill: President Clinton and the Politics of Race and Class, and Dorothy Padgett, author of Jimmy Carter: Elected President with Pocket Change and Peanuts,…

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    Invisible Nation

    Richard Schweid talked about his book, Invisible Nation: Homeless Families in America. He spoke at the 28th annual Southern Festival of Books in Nashville.

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    Understanding Pat Conroy

    Pat Conroy spoke with Catherine Seltzer, author of Understanding Pat Conroy. “A Conversation with Pat Conroy” took place in the Nashville Public Library at the 27th annual Southern Festival…

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    The Wind in the Reeds

    Wendell Pierce talked about his book, The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, a Play, and the City that Would Not Be Broken. “The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, a Play, and the City that Would Not Be…

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    Panel Discussion on Race in America

    Kristen Green, author of Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County: A Family, A Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle, and Jim Grimsley, author of How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning the Racist…

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    Jack London

    Cecelia Tichi talked about her book, Jack London: A Writer’s Fight for a Better America. “Jack London: A Writer’s Fight for a Better America” took place in the Nashville Public Library at…

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    Screening Room

    Alan Lightman talked about his book, Screening Room: Family Pictures. “Screening Room: Family Pictures” took place in the Nashville Public Library at the 27th annual Southern Festival of…

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    My Southern Journey

    Rick Bragg talked about his book, My Southern Journey: True Stories from the Heart of the South. “My Southern Journey: True Stories from the Heart of the South” took place in the Nashville…

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    The Invitation

    Clifton Taulbert talked about his book, The Invitation, a memoir about how he dealt with the experience of a supper invitation to a former plantation house in Allendale, South Carolina,…

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    Panel Discussion on the Pacific Theater of WWII

    James Scott, author of The War Below: The Story of Three Submarines that Battled Japan, and Jack McCall, editor of Pacific Time on Target: Memoirs of a Marine Artillery Officer, 1943-1945, talked about the…

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    Through the Heart of Dixie

    Anne Sarah Rubin talked about her book Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman’s March and American Memory. She showed illustrations during her talk and then responded to questions from members…

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