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  • Frederick Douglass Book Prize
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    Frederick Douglass Book Prize

    Book TV presented coverage of the 20th annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize awarded by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The winners were Erica Armstrong Dunbar, author of…

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  • Alex Haleys emThe Autobiography of Malcolm Xem
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    Alex Haley's The Autobiography of Malcolm X

    A panel of scholars discussed the manuscript of Alex Haley’s The Autobiography of Malcolm X with a focus on the late author’s corrections and notes, as well as an unpublished chapter.

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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.

    760 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,…

    1,653 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.…

    2,474 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.…

    1,909 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…

    3,068 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,…

    2,568 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.

    251 views
  • emOn Reading Wellem
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    On Reading Well

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

    108 views
  • 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…

    443 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…

    665 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…

    192 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.

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  • 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.…

    506 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.

    1,791 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.

    1,624 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…

    591 views
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