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  • Aerial View Paintings of Historic Washington DC
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    Aerial View Paintings of Historic Washington, D.C.

    Pierre L’Enfant was an engineer and architect appointed by George Washington to design the plans for Washington, D.C. Artist Peter Waddell was commissioned in 2018 to create two aerial view paintings…

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  • John Grisham Hampton Sides and David Grann
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    John Grisham, Hampton Sides, and David Grann

    Authors John Grisham, The Reckoning, David Grann, The White Darkness, and Hampton Sides, On Desperate Ground, talked about their latest books.

    691 views
  • In Depth with David Baldacci
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    In Depth with David Baldacci

    Book TV’s In Depth 2018 Fiction Edition continued with bestselling novelist David Baldacci. Mr. Baldacci is the author of 40 novels, including Absolute Power, Wish You Well, and most…

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  • In Depth with Jacqueline Woodson
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    In Depth with Jacqueline Woodson

    Book TV’s In Depth: 2018 Fiction Edition continued with National Book Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson. Her books include Brown Girl Dreaming, This Is the Rope, and, most recently,…

    1,423 views
  • In Depth with Cory Doctorow
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    In Depth with Cory Doctorow

    In Depth’s 2018 Fiction Edition continued with author Cory Doctorow. Mr. Doctorow’s books include Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom, Little Brother, and, most recently, Walkaway.…

    2,336 views
  • In Depth with Geraldine Brooks
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    In Depth with Geraldine Brooks

    Book TV’s In Depth 2018 Fiction Edition continued with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks. Her books include March, Caleb’s Crossing, and, most recently, The Secret Chord.…

    1,778 views
  • In Depth with Walter Mosley
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    In Depth with Walter Mosley

    Book TV’s In Depth 2018 Fiction Edition continued with bestselling novelist Walter Mosley. Mr. Mosley is the author of over 40 books, including Devil in a Blue Dress, Fearless Jones, and…

    2,856 views
  • In Depth with Brad Thor
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    In Depth with Brad Thor

    Book TV’s In Depth 2018 Fiction Edition continued with bestselling novelist Brad Thor. Mr. Thor is the author of many thrillers, including The Lions of Lucern, Blowback, and his latest, Spy Master,…

    2,383 views
  • Discussion with Rebecca Traister and Celeste Ng
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    Discussion with Rebecca Traister and Celeste Ng

    Rebecca Traister, author of Good and Mad, and Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere, talked about their recent books and writing process.

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  • emOn Reading Wellem
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    On Reading Well

    Liberty University English Professor Karen Prior talked about the value in reading great literature.

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  • New York City and Broadway in the 1960s
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    New York City and Broadway in the 1960s

    Baruch College Professors Vincent DiGirolamo and Elizabeth Wollman taught a class about New York City and Broadway in the 1960s. They described the political culture of the time, the…

    428 views
  • Abraham Lincoln in Art and Photographs
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    Abraham Lincoln in Art and Photographs

    DePaul University professor Mark Pohlad taught a class on representations of President Abraham Lincoln in art and photographs. He described how images of Lincoln might reach different…

    622 views
  • 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…

    184 views
  • Lawrence Jackson Discusses Life of Chester B Himes
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    Chester B. Himes

    Lawrence Jackson recalled the life of author Chester B. Himes. He spoke at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    115 views
  • Author Discussion on Writing Historical Fiction
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    Author Discussion on Writing Historical Fiction

    Authors Christina Baker Kline (A Piece of the World), Therese Anne Fowler (A Well-Behaved Woman), and Martin Seay (The Mirror Thief) talked about writing historical fiction.…

    497 views
  • emThe Real Lolitaem
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    The Real Lolita

    Sarah Weinman talked about the young woman who was the inspiration for Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita.

    1,715 views
  • In Depth with Gish Jen
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    In Depth with Gish Jen

    Book TV’s In Depth 2018 Fiction Edition continued with novelist Gish Jen. Gish Jen’s books include Typical American, Mona in the Promised Land, and World and Town.

    1,536 views
  • The WadsworthLongfellow House
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    The Wadsworth-Longfellow House

    Kathleen Neumann shares the story of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s life inside the Wadsworth-Longfellow House and the influence Portland had on the poet. Built in 1785 by his grandfather, the…

    575 views
  • Thomas Wolfe Memorial
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    Thomas Wolfe Memorial

    Born in Asheville, author Thomas Wolfe immortalized his childhood in his first novel, Look Homeward Angel. Site Manager Tom Muir gave a tour of the home and recounted some of the memories that shaped Thomas…

    773 views
  • Orchard House and Louisa May Alcott
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    Orchard House and Louisa May Alcott

    Executive Director Jan Turnquist gave a tour of Orchard House, providing a glimpse into the Alcott family’s life in Concord, Massachusetts. Purchased by Amos Bronson Alcott in 1857, Orchard House became the home…

    3,743 views
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